STA Thoughts on the Tick Pilot It is a fundamental belief of the Security Traders Association that market structure changes should be based on empirical data, according to STA president […]
Wall Street looks up to the Navy, not fellow traders Who are Wall Street’s heroes? Read more here.
Also Criticizes Financial Transaction Tax; and Highlights Agenda for STANY Conference NEW YORK — April 9, 2014 — In a letter to its members, the Security Traders Association Board of […]
Wider ‘Tick Sizes’ Gather Momentum Citigroup Sends SEC a Plan for a Pilot Program Read the article here.
Security Traders Association’s 80th Market Structure Conference: “Wall Street and Washington DC; Finding the Midpoint” Washington DC October 2-4, 2013 by Tom Carter In the coming months the STA Board […]
by Tom Carter As the regulatory freight train continues its constant pace towards some new equilibrium, a sudden collision may occur between the “ocean-liner” of mutual funds and the negative […]
by Jim Toes In December of 2012, The European Parliament approved an order allowing 11 of the 27 EU Member States to implement a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) on financial […]
The Security Traders Association (STA) has issued the following comment on today’s SEC Decimalization…
“Will There Be Any Winners In The Race To Zero Latency?” by Thomas Carter As we begin another challenging year – one that begins with new committees within STA as […]
Longtime Jones Trading sales trader Tom Carter wants to be an educator. Jones, the incoming chairman of the Security Traders Association, is worried that investors misunderstand what traders do. Continue […]
While the experts agreed that a kill switch is a smart idea to keep up with technological advances, it shouldn’t be the only line of defense. “Kill switches shouldn’t replace […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Knight Capital “immunizes” retail orders from “some of the activities” that take place at marketplaces where professional trading firms try to outrace each other to get to […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A dozen national exchanges. More than 40 dark pools and alternative venues. A couple hundred internal broker order-matching systems. That, compared to a quarter century ago, when […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Security Traders Association is heading into Latin America. The move comes through the Security Traders Association of Florida, which is giving birth to a chapter that […]
Debacles like Knight Capital Group Inc.’s August trading loss will be avoided if brokers exercise more vigilance overseeing their risk controls, according to the head of the Financial Industry Regulatory […]
(Reuters) – Regulators are getting more complaints about the alleged “mini-manipulation” of stocks so that favorable positions can be established in stock options, the head of the securities’ industry watchdog […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Faster ‘kill switches’ are needed to prevent market disruptions such as the August 1 flood of erroneous orders from market maker Knight Capital, the head of the […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Shortly before he would lead a Senate Banking Committee hearing into computerized trading, Senator Jack Reed told the Securities Traders Association that technology has to be looked […]
“Explaining the dangers of penny pricing and the benefits of minimum price variations (MPVs) are keys to better market structure, says the incoming Security Traders Association chairman.” View the entire […]
Jim Toes, Security Traders Asociation(STA), discusses Knight Captial Group & SEC/SRO rule making process.