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  • Addressing Inequality: What Will You Do?
    by Sam Belden on January 15, 2021 at 5:18 pm

    by Ray Pellecchia, FINRA Even amid the optimism that a new year can bring, problems caused by social and economic inequality will continue to exist with solutions that are unclear and can seem insurmountable. But if you look at them through the lens of our business, it is clear not only that we can make a significant difference,…  Read more The post Addressing Inequality: What Will You Do? appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • To Our Colleagues in Washington DC
    by Jim Toes on January 8, 2021 at 3:13 pm

    To our colleagues in Washington DC: As more images appear in the public eye of the January 6 assault and breach of our nation’s Capitol and office buildings, it is difficult to describe all the emotions felt by so many. Throughout the years you, in your role as congressional staffers, have always kept an open…  Read more The post To Our Colleagues in Washington DC appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Updates from the Hill and Comment Letter on Nasdaq Filing
    by Sam Belden on December 22, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    SEC Adopts Rules to Modernize Key Market Infrastructure Responsible for Collecting, Consolidating, and Disseminating Equity Market DataThe SEC today adopted rules to modernize the infrastructure for the collection, consolidation, and dissemination of NMS market data. This infrastructure has not been significantly updated since its initial implementation in the late 1970s. Brett W. Redfearn to Conclude Transformative…  Read more The post Updates from the Hill and Comment Letter on Nasdaq Filing appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • 2020 Mentors of the Year Panel
    by Sam Belden on December 11, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    On December 1, the STA Foundation presented the inaugural STA WIF Mentor of the Year Awards to three deserving women in our industry: Christine Cofer of Wells Fargo Advisors, Shay Deverell of Citadel Securities and Christine Sandler of Fidelity Digital Assets. These three women spoke about the challenges of mentoring amidst a global pandemic and…  Read more The post 2020 Mentors of the Year Panel appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Be Like Mike
    by Sam Belden on December 10, 2020 at 1:58 pm

    For anyone who has spent time on an equity trading floor, you know that the relationship between traders and sales-traders is complicated and filled with friction caused by conflicting interests. While traders and sales-traders equally bear responsibility for managing the firm’s capital and client relationships, the former is concerned about their individual P&L and the…  Read more The post Be Like Mike appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Comment Letter on Nasdaq BX Proposal to Limit Short-Term Options Strikes
    by Sam Belden on December 9, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    STA believes the Strike Interval Proposal introduces an efficient strike listing standard that balances the interests of option market makers, liquidity providers and investors and, if replicated by other option exchanges, would foster market growth, better ensure investor protections, and ultimately improve the liquidity of the market. Therefore, STA recommends that the Commission approve the…  Read more The post STA Comment Letter on Nasdaq BX Proposal to Limit Short-Term Options Strikes appeared first on Security Traders Association.