Themis Trading is excited to welcome Tyler Platte as our new Head of Sales . Tyler has been a buyside trader nearly his entire career in our industry. He has worked at Scudder Stevens & Clark, Westpeak Global Advisors, and most recently (for the last decade) at Rainier Investment Management where he served most recently as its Director of Global Trading. At Rainier, Tyler developed best fit customized TCA utilizing time stamp and order size information from both OMS and EMS to provide execution venue and broker analysis. He also developed customized DMA order routing and strategies utilizing specific order types, (more…)

  When we first heard the news of the recent collapse of the acquisition of the Chicago Stock Exchange by a Chinese-led investor group, we started thinking about who might make a bid for the CHX.  Our first thought was Nasdaq since they currently own “only” three stock exchanges (Nasdaq, BX and PSX) compared to the Cboe and NYSE who each own four stock exchanges.  But according to the WSJ, our guess would have been incorrect.  The Journal is reporting that NYSE is in talks to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange for $70 million which is $50 million more that (more…)