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  • Comment Letter: Tick Size Pilot
    by Jim Toes on September 6, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    The Security Traders Association, (“STA”) offers comments on the Tick Size Pilot Program (“Pilot”, or “Plan”). STA’s comments on issues related to market structure come from our roles as practitioners in the markets. STA’s diverse membership, as measured by geography and business models, and long history of interacting with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”),…  Read more The post Comment Letter: Tick Size Pilot appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Dear Summer Interns: Stay in Touch
    by Jim Toes on August 28, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Dear Summer Interns; Tips on how to stay connected by Jim Toes This Taking Stock is addressed to interns. Kindly forward to a college intern who is working at your organization. Dear Summer Interns: STA serves individuals in the financial services industry and that includes you now. It’s mid-August, and your internships will soon be coming to…  Read more The post Dear Summer Interns: Stay in Touch appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Intentional and Mindful
    by Jim Toes on August 28, 2018 at 7:09 pm

    Intentional and Mindful by Jodie Emmert – Mrotek STA Secretary & Treasurer Spend enough time in any male dominated industry and you will experience a certain amount of locker room, or ‘bro talk.’ Most of the time it takes place among men-only crowds, the historical and continued under-representation of women in trading and management positions…  Read more The post Intentional and Mindful appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Talking Points – August 2018
    by Jim Toes on August 28, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Talking Points – August 22, 2018   Who We Are STA is comprised of 24 affiliate organizations covering the entire US and Canada. The STA national board of governors is comprised of past presidents and industry specific leaders. Our membership represents INDIVIDUALS from varying business models – buy-side, sell-side, hedge funds, exchange traders and market…  Read more The post Talking Points – August 2018 appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • New Membership Type – Student in Finance, “STA SIF”
    by Jim Toes on August 13, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    About STA Student in Finance Membership In response to the positive feedback that STA has received from those affiliates who currently offer student memberships, the STA has created a new membership classification for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students called Student in Finance, or “STA SIF”.  STA SIF Membership is ideal for those individuals who want to…  Read more The post New Membership Type – Student in Finance, “STA SIF” appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Bringing it home from Havana
    by Jim Toes on July 31, 2018 at 9:09 pm

    by Jim Toes Earlier this summer I took a short vacation with three close friends to Havana, Cuba. Spending time in the surroundings of warm weather, great food, tasty rum and of course, a few local cigars was good for the mind and soul. The body, well, not such much. Upon returning, time was spent…  Read more The post Bringing it home from Havana appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • #PutHerOnThePanel
    by Jim Toes on July 30, 2018 at 3:07 pm

          STA Women in Finance is pleased to announce that Suni Harford, Head of Investments UBS Asset Management will be among the featured speakers at STA’s Annual Market Structure Conference; Shaping the Future. Ms. Harford oversees active equities, systematic and index investing, fixed income, investment solutions, sustainable and impact investing as well as trading.…  Read more The post #PutHerOnThePanel appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Buy Side Roundtable
    by Jim Toes on July 24, 2018 at 4:52 pm

      Larry Tabb, TABB Group to present at STA Buy-Side Roundtable Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 at 11 am (time subject to change) Pennsylvania Avenue Terrace – JW Marriott Washington DC   Hosted by STA’s Buy-Side Board of Governors, this popular breakout session is open to ALL buy-side** registrants at STA’s 85th Annual Market Structure Conference.…  Read more The post Buy Side Roundtable appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Where markets collide; Cross product surveillance
    by Jim Toes on July 24, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    On July 10, STA held an Open Call on FINRA’s surveillance priorities that now include patterns of activity across two related products, typically a stock and its option derivative. Gene DeMaio, SVP of FINRA Market Regulation presented and described scenarios of“mini-manipulation” which broadly speaking, are situations whereby the underlying price of an equity security is manipulated…  Read more The post Where markets collide; Cross product surveillance appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Open Call Report – FINRA Cross Product Surveillance
    by Dawn Combs on July 12, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Good evening and welcome to tonight’s STA Open Call titled FINRA’s Cross Product Surveillance of the Listed Options and Equity Markets. Tonight’s call is brought to you by the STA Foundation, a non-profit, 501 c 3 corporation that serves as STA’s educational arm. As we all know, FINRA does a tremendous amount of surveillance across…  Read more The post Open Call Report – FINRA Cross Product Surveillance appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]