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  • Talking Points – July 2019
    by Jim Toes on July 18, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    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 makers- dealing in equity and derivative trading.…  Read more The post Talking Points – July 2019 appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • To the Summer Interns of 2019
    by Jim Toes on July 2, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    This month’s Taking Stock column is addressed to the thousands of financial services interns in the United States and Canada. Please forward this on to those interns working among us this summer.  To the Summer Interns of 2019 Welcome!  Congratulations on interning in the financial services industry. As you complete your first full month of your summer internship,…  Read more The post To the Summer Interns of 2019 appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Banquet Table on Market Structure: Issuers Pull Up a Chair
    by Jim Toes on June 21, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    In an April 2013 letter to the Commission, STA voiced its objection to the SEC’s Small Business Advisory recommendation to allow companies to choose their own tick size. While our letter recognized that the interests of issuers are closely aligned with those of their investors, our opposition was based on the premise that providing such…  Read more The post Banquet Table on Market Structure: Issuers Pull Up a Chair appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • 2019 Evening of Recognition & Education
    by Jim Toes on June 12, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    Last month the STA Women in Finance Committee, “STA WIF” hosted its 3rd Annual Evening of Recognition and Education , featuring presentations of the Ken Heath Award and the inaugural STA WIF Excellence in Journalism Award. The event focused on the value diversity brings to firms and to society in general, and recognizing, in a meaningful way,…  Read more The post 2019 Evening of Recognition & Education appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • 2019 Ken Heath Award Photos
    by Jim Toes on June 11, 2019 at 2:51 pm

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  • Talking Points – June 2019
    by Jim Toes on June 10, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    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 makers- dealing in equity and derivative trading.…  Read more The post Talking Points – June 2019 appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Complimentary Conference Packages
    by Jim Toes on June 2, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    Complimentary Conference Registration Packages for individuals who are in between jobs who are in between jobs STA will offer up to ten (10) Complimentary Conference Registration Packages for our Annual Market Structure Conference, Oct. 2-4, 2019 at the JW Marriott Washington DC, to individuals who are in between jobs and actively pursuing a new opportunity within…  Read more The post Complimentary Conference Packages appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Treasury Executive Session
    by Jim Toes on May 31, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    Treasury Executive Session On Thurs., May 30, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin convened a closed-door meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council) in executive session at the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury). In addition to other topics, the Council heard a presentation from SEC staff on several topics related to equity market…  Read more The post Treasury Executive Session appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • To the Women of STA
    by Jim Toes on May 30, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Finding the proper balance on how we allocate our precious time can be overwhelming. For the vast majority of us, finding enough time for family, friends and career is challenging enough, but if you add community service to the equation, words like “impossible” and “sorry, I can’t” come to mind. It appears community service finishes…  Read more The post To the Women of STA appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Open Call Report – SEC FinHub Guidance on “Investment Contracts” & Digital Assets
    by Jim Toes on April 29, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    STA Open Call – April 25, 2019 Call Notes[ SEC FinHub Guidance on Digital Assets Kristin Boggiano, Chief Legal Officer, AlphaPoint Kapil Barthi, Global Head of Trading Markets, AlphaPoint to learn more about asset digitization visit www.alphapoint.com/STA Opening Remarks SEC Rule 606 – last night the SEC extended the required start date for firms to…  Read more The post Open Call Report – SEC FinHub Guidance on “Investment Contracts” & Digital Assets appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]