Security Traders Association dictum meum pactum "my word is my bond"

  • Grassroots Giving Goes International
    by Sam Belden on June 22, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    The grassroots nature of STA’s affiliate organizations is more than just political activism. It is also about the charitable work each and every affiliate does within its local community. Many of the charities are not well known outside of their immediate areas, which makes the support from the affiliates even more impactful.   Now, for the…  Read more The post Grassroots Giving Goes International appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Comment Letter on JOBS 4.0 Discussion Draft
    by Sam Belden on June 17, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    The Security Traders Association (STA) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on theJOBS 4.0 discussion draft. STA is an organization comprised of individuals who are involved inthe trading of financial securities in the U.S and Canada. Our members are employed at retailbrokerage firms, agency only broker-dealers, asset owners and managers, market makers, liquidity providers and…  Read more The post STA Comment Letter on JOBS 4.0 Discussion Draft appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • To the Intern Class of 2022!
    by Sam Belden on June 15, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    This STA article is dedicated to the many financial services interns in the United States and Canada. Please forward to those interns working among us this summer. Welcome to the Intern Class of 2022! It’s June, and that means that many college and graduate school students have started a summer internship program. For those interns…  Read more The post To the Intern Class of 2022! appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Comments on SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s Remarks on Equity Market Structure Reform
    by Sam Belden on June 13, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    New York, June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In response to remarks from SEC Chair Gary Gensler on equity market structure reform, Security Traders Association (STA) issued the following statement from President and CEO Jim Toes: “STA agrees with SEC Chair Gary Gensler that retail investors have greater access to the equity markets than ever…  Read more The post STA Comments on SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s Remarks on Equity Market Structure Reform appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Trading Views, Ep. 16: Global Trends in Derivatives
    by Sam Belden on June 2, 2022 at 9:22 pm

    For many STA members, our view or interest in the markets tends to be limited to a particular sector or region in the world. In episode #16, we take a more global approach in our conversation with Derek Sammann, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities, Options & International Markets at CME Group. As…  Read more The post STA Trading Views, Ep. 16: Global Trends in Derivatives appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Wall Street Moms Return to Work: A Tale of Two Cities
    by Sam Belden on May 25, 2022 at 4:30 pm

    Featured Article by Patricia Koetzner, STA WIF Chair & Inessa Ruffman, STA WIF Vice Chair Everyone has heard the saying, the toughest job on earth is to be a mother. Balancing work and family has long been the reality for women in the U.S., as historically, women are the primary caregivers. This has remained true…  Read more The post Wall Street Moms Return to Work: A Tale of Two Cities appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Who Pays the SEC’s Bill on Crypto? (Hint: Not Crypto)
    by Sam Belden on May 20, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    On Wednesday, Chairman Gary Gensler presented the SEC’s 2023 budget request before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government. The SEC’s proposed budget, which was made public in late March, includes nearly doubling its Crypto Assets and Cyber team, a unit of its Enforcement division. I think all would agree that growth in the crypto markets necessitates…  Read more The post Who Pays the SEC’s Bill on Crypto? (Hint: Not Crypto) appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • My Word is My Bond
    by Sam Belden on May 11, 2022 at 1:03 pm

    By Jim Toes, STA Most companies and organizations have a motto – something that serves as a guiding principle for their members and employees while also providing a succinct description of their priorities and brand. For STA, it’s Dictum Meum Pactum, which is Latin for “My Word Is My Bond.” This honorable principle dates back…  Read more The post My Word is My Bond appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Letter to FINRA on Complex Topics and Options
    by Sam Belden on May 9, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    The Security Traders Association (“STA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments inresponse to the aforementioned Request for Comment (the “Request”) published by FINRA. STAis an organization comprised of individuals who are involved in the trading of financial securitiesin the U.S and Canada. Our members are employed at retail brokerage firms, agency only brokerdealers, asset owners…  Read more The post STA Letter to FINRA on Complex Topics and Options appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Comment Letter on Short Position and Short Activity Reporting
    by Sam Belden on April 26, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    The Security Traders Association (“STA”) appreciates the opportunity to providecomments in response to the aforementioned proposal (the “Proposal”)2 published bythe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”). STA is anorganization comprised of individuals who are involved in the trading of financialsecurities in the U.S and Canada. Our members are employed at retail brokerage firms,agency…  Read more The post STA Comment Letter on Short Position and Short Activity Reporting appeared first on Security Traders Association.