Tag: Barclays

Recent SEC Actions Charging Dark Pools [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recent SEC Actions Charging Dark Pools [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to the SEC’s orders instituting settled administrative proceedings against Credit Suisse: Credit Suisse misrepresented that its Crossfinder dark pool used a feature called Alpha Scoring to characterize subscriber order flow monthly in an objective and transparent manner.  In fact, […]

After Ramping Up, Barclays Sheds NYSE Floor Operations

After Ramping Up, Barclays Sheds NYSE Floor Operations

Barclays, the British bank whose high frequency trading activity had been the subject of consternation, has continued its global pullback, exiting its long-held post at the New York Stock Exchange. Barclays sheds NYSE posts following other major banks Barclays surrendered […]

Barclays Is Scaling Back In Asia, Slashing Jobs

Barclays Is Scaling Back In Asia, Slashing Jobs

Under its new chief executive, James E. Staley, Barclays is set to scale back its operations throughout Asia while completely divesting itself of a physical presence in numerous countries in a move that could see 1,200 jobs being cut in […]

SEC To Approve Bitcoin Blockchain For Stock Issuance

SEC To Approve Bitcoin Blockchain For Stock Issuance

There has been a lot of talk from mostly well connected insiders that Bitcoin and more specifically its blockchain technology was going to rule the future in financial services. To understand blockchain’s stunning allure, consider consummate big bank player Blythe […]

Is The U.S. Headed For Negative T-Bill Yields?

Is The U.S. Headed For Negative T-Bill Yields?

When real government interest rates are at zero percent or actually turn negative, what does that tell investors? If investors are willing to lend the government money without receiving any interest payments – or worse yet are willing to pay […]