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  • Open Call Announcement – SEC Roundtable on Thinly Traded Securities
    by Jim Toes on April 23, 2018 at 12:23 am

    Please join us as we discuss U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission April 23, 2018 Roundtable Market Structure for Thinly Traded Securities   Presenters:   Doug Clark, ITG Americas Head of Market Structure Jim Toes, STA President & CEO Tonight’s presenters will also provide an update on the SEC’s Proposed Transaction Fee Pilot, aka Access Fee…  Read more The post Open Call Announcement – SEC Roundtable on Thinly Traded Securities appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Tick Pilot – What would Thomas Edison do?
    by Jim Toes on April 19, 2018 at 11:58 pm

    Tick Pilot: What would Thomas Edison do? by Jim Toes We‘ve all heard versions of Thomas Edison’s quote on failure and lightbulbs with the “Wizard of Menlo Park” admitting to between 99 – 10,000 failures before getting the positive outcome he sought. Regardless of the actual number of attempts, the valuable lesson in the quote…  Read more The post Tick Pilot – What would Thomas Edison do? appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • #PutHerOnThePanel – STANY
    by Jim Toes on April 17, 2018 at 10:20 pm

    SEC Commissioner Kara stein leads a strong list of women thought leaders at stany’s annual conference congratulations to stany For achieving diversity & inclusion in your Conference Program!     Kara Stein United States Securities and Exchange Commission Ana Avramovic, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Allison Bishop, IEX Trading Mary Jeanette Dee, Sheppard Mullin Hope…  Read more The post #PutHerOnThePanel – STANY appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Grassroots Giving – Veterans
    by Jim Toes on April 17, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Welcome to the first quarterly issue of   Grassroots Giving   The grassroots nature of STA’s Affiliate organization is more than political activism. It is also about the charitable work each affiliate does in their local community. Many of these unselfish efforts go unrecognized. Which is why we’ve created Grassroots Giving, a quarterly notice that…  Read more The post Grassroots Giving – Veterans appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • SEC’s Brett Redfearn & Joshua Brown to keynote at STANY’s 82nd Annual
    by Jim Toes on April 2, 2018 at 5:06 pm

    82nd Annual Conference & Reception April 19, 2018 New York Stock Exchange 11 Wall Street New York, NY Keynote speakers Brett Redfearn Director, Division of Trading and Markets U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Joshua Brown CEO Ritholtz Wealth Management Expert panels on: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs All Things Data- Big Data, AI, Machine Learning Catalysts…  Read more The post SEC’s Brett Redfearn & Joshua Brown to keynote at STANY’s 82nd Annual appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Equity Market Structure: At the heart of our nation’s economy
    by Jim Toes on April 2, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    SEC Chairman Jay Clayton to headline at STA Foundation and The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Equity Market Structure Symposium titled: Equity Market Structure: At the heart of our nation’s economy April 10, 2018 – 8:30 am to 1:30 pm CDT chicago booth’s Gleacher center full program and how to register here  …  Read more The post Equity Market Structure: At the heart of our nation’s economy appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Open Call Report – Industry Update on CAT
    by Jim Toes on March 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Under the CAT NMS Plan, industry outreach groups formed previously were disbanded which resulted in unofficial & fragmented outreach initiatives w/ SROs, SEC, Thesys CAT & various trade associations like SIFMA, FIF and STA. Tonight, we are here to raise awareness on what we would describe as more a robust and better organized industry initiative…  Read more The post Open Call Report – Industry Update on CAT appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Can one award make a difference?
    by Jim Toes on March 7, 2018 at 6:34 pm

        Can one award make a difference? By Jim Toes   There have been several articles written recently describing how the work environment for women, and men, has become “eerily quiet’ in the aftermath of the high profile sexual assault and harassment cases that inspired the #MeToo movement. While these articles express varying opinions,…  Read more The post Can one award make a difference? appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • His Other Speech
    by Jim Toes on February 28, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    His Other Speech by Jim Toes There are two speeches inscribed on the walls of the Lincoln Memorial. One is the Gettysburg Address, 272 words delivered with unequivocal beauty by our nation’s 16th President at a time and place where despair appeared to rule the day. It is perhaps the most recognized speech in our…  Read more The post His Other Speech appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Room at the top: Women in finance and investing
    by Jim Toes on February 13, 2018 at 8:31 am

      Room at the top: Women in finance and investing by Lee McAdoo,  Managing Director Investor Education at TD Ameritrade   Age 35. That’s about when I started to notice that I had fewer female peers. It shouldn’t have surprised me. Women start to fall back largely due to having families and choosing to opt…  Read more The post Room at the top: Women in finance and investing appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]