22 April 2014

Canadian Retail Brokers’ Pain Is US Brokers’ Gain ...

Sayena Mostowfi, Lida Preyma, TABB Group, G20 Research Group

While Canadian retail equity investors are enjoying more choice and cheaper trading than ever before, Canadian retail brokers are struggling with increasing regulatory requirements, soaring technology costs, scarce volumes and declining commissions. As a result, more and more dealers are looking to the US for execution. ... rest of story...


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    Is the Market Rigged? Retail Investors Think So: Merrin

    Whether the market is rigged is not the important question, says Liquidnet CEO Seth Merrin, who notes that the market structure debate is old news within the industry. The real question, he adds, is: Do retail ...
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    Michael Lewis Speaks With Malcolm Gladwell

    Following the release of "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," Michael Lewis spoke with Malcolm Gladwell at a Live Talks Los Angeles event held on April 10, 2014. ...
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    IEX's Ronan Ryan Stirs 'Flash Boys' Debate

    Ronan Ryan, one of the central characters from Michael Lewis's popular book 'Flash Boys,' joined TradeTech in Paris via Skype connection. Richard Balarkas, CEO of Quendon Consulting, ...

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Eliminating ‘Unfairness’: Creating a Protocol for Synchronized Periodic Trading

Chris Sparrow, Market Data Authority

A protocol that enables a multi-venue system operating synchronized batch auctions could eliminate any advantage from the asymmetric distribution of trade information and quote updates, thereby eliminating the perceived unfairness that is present in the continuous trading models that currently ex... Continue

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