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Clearpool’s Summer Symposium Reveals Latest Buy and Sell Side Dynamics

Jul 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The traditional relationship between the buy side and the sell side is in flux. With factors such as the unbundling of research and execution dollars, the democratization of equities trading technology offerings, and new and more dynamic regulatory requirements, the usual paradigm between brokers and clients has been drastically changed. Brokers’ clients have evolving needs and they face shifting challenges, which necessitates a corresponding change in how the sell side serves them. So, in this new landscape, what traits does the buy side look for in their brokers, and how do brokers differentiate themselves and demonstrate unique value?

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Clearpool Awarded Best Algorithmic Trading Provider

Jul 11, 2019 3:49:48 PM

Clearpool was awarded Best Algorithmic Trading Provider at the 17th annual Waters Rankings that took place at the Manhattan Penthouse on July 10, 2019. Accepting the award at the ceremony, Brian Schaeffer, Clearpool's Co-Founder and President, said "We are humbled and honored to receive this recognition. This is a testament to all the hard work the dedicated team at Clearpool has put in to bring our truly unique trading solutions to market."

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Clearpool Recognized by Markets Media as Best Algorithmic Trading Company

Apr 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM

On April 25th, 2019, Clearpool was named “Best Company” in the Algorithmic Trading Category as part of the 2019 Markets Media Choice Awards. Accepting the award on behalf of Clearpool, founders Joe Wald, Brian Schaeffer and Ray Ross are excited to celebrate such an honor, noting that Clearpool wouldn’t be what it is today without the dedication of the broader team. 

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Knowing is Half the Battle

Apr 3, 2019 4:30:00 PM

If you remember GI Joe, you may also recall every episode ending with GI Joe saying, “Knowing is half the battle.” The idea put forth was that “knowing” was the impetus of change. Change that would lead to a better outcome because of the lesson that was learned.

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Are We All Insane?

Sep 17, 2018 7:33:23 AM

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.

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Antiquated Rule Can Result in Inferior Execution Quality

Sep 13, 2018 2:17:56 PM

SEC Rule 10b-18 sets the requirements for corporate stock buybacks and the rule’s “safe harbor,” which allows companies to purchase their shares in the open market without concern that their activities could later be deemed to be manipulative under the law.  One of the requirements of the Rule 10b-18 safe harbor is that brokers buying stock for an issuer must buy at a price that is no greater than the higher of the last independent bid price or the last sale price.

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M-ELO Shows Signs of Better Quote Stability Than Other Nasdaq Passive Order Types

Jun 11, 2018 7:00:00 AM

M-ELO, Nasdaq’s Midpoint Extended Life Order, is a new order type that is designed to attract longer term investors to interact with each other by trading against other M-ELO orders at the midpoint of the NBBO.

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Clear Perspective - Choosing the Appropriate Incentive to Trade Matters

May 16, 2018 8:39:45 AM

Is there a tradeoff between execution fees and the execution performance delivered to my customer?

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New Year. New Brand. New Voice.

Jan 11, 2017 4:35:00 PM

As we embark upon 2017, we are excited to unveil our new brand identity with the launch of our new website and logo.

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Capture the Order Flow

Jan 11, 2017 3:53:03 PM

Algorithmic Management Systems enable broker-dealers to solidify buy side relationships and capture order flow. For the last several years, the buy side has been shifting their trading flows from the bulge-bracket firms...

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