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Would You Be Prepared?
by Sam Belden on December 3, 2019 at 9:44 pm
It’s an old Wall Street adage, a promotion comes one year later than expected and the loss of a job happens one year sooner. In our industry, like so many others, the timing between when you expect something to happen and when it actually does is often not in sync with those who make these… Read more The post Would You Be Prepared? appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Giving Thanks to Our Colleagues
by Sam Belden on November 25, 2019 at 9:23 pm
By Julie AndressKeyBanc Capital Markets and STA WIF Co-Chair For those of us in the U.S., on Thursday we will celebrate Thanksgiving. This is traditionally a day spent in the company of family and friends giving thanks and expressing sincere appreciation for the support and love we provide each other. Yes, Thanksgiving is a wonderful… Read more The post Giving Thanks to Our Colleagues appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Open Call Report — The ETF Rule
by Sam Belden on November 11, 2019 at 8:45 pm
STA Open Call – November 4, 2019 – Call Notes* The ETF Rule Eric Pollackov, Head of Global ETF Capital Markets, Invesco Opening Remarks & Material– Jim Toes, STA STA Comment Letter on Asymmetric Delays, “Speed Bumps” LINK SEC Chairman Clayton Oct 17th Statement on Thinly Traded Securities LINK The Commission’s interest for industry input… Read more The post Open Call Report — The ETF Rule appeared first on Security Traders Association.
The Importance of Congressional Hearings
by Jim Toes on October 28, 2019 at 6:51 pm
Earlier this month, the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion held a hearing entitled “Examining the Need for Diversity Practices for America’s Changing Workforce”. The hearing focused solely on retention and promotion of diverse talent within US companies. As Chairwoman Joyce Beatty noted, US companies cannot just focus on recruitment, but rather… Read more The post The Importance of Congressional Hearings appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Killing Our Frankensteins
by Sam Belden on October 28, 2019 at 2:02 pm
More than two centuries ago, the gothic novel, Frankenstein, also known as The Modern Prometheus, was anonymously published in Britain. A few years later in 1823, readers would discover that the gifted author was Mary Shelley, who at the age of 18 began writing the novel in a competition among peers about who could write… Read more The post Killing Our Frankensteins appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Comment Letter: Cboe Asymmetric Delay
by Sam Belden on October 22, 2019 at 2:44 pm
It has long been STA’s view that liquidity providers contribute to the overall quality of markets to the benefit of investors. While we have advocated for regulators to find modern ways to incentivize their existence, we do not believe the introduction of asymmetric delays is one such way. Therefore, while we appreciate the intended goals… Read more The post Comment Letter: Cboe Asymmetric Delay appeared first on Security Traders Association.