Dan Weaver

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Academic Info

Ph.D., Rutgers University; Finance
MBA, Rutgers University; Finance
B.A., Seton Hall; English Lit.


Market microstructure and security design

Daniel G. Weaver holds degrees in English literature (BA, Seton Hall University) and finance (MBA, Ph.D. Rutgers University).

Dan’s research and teaching focus is on security design, security market structure, and e-commerce. He has over 35 published articles. He has published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial Markets, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, among others. Recent papers include an examination of the value of liquidity providers, the impact of internalization on market quality, and market microstructure effects of security transaction taxes.  He has served as a consultant to the American Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange, and the Securities Industry Association.

Dan has been widely quoted in newspapers across the United States including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Associated Press, Barron’s, Securities Week, Traders, and the Los Angeles Times. He has appeared on CNN, CNBC, PBS, NPR, and local radio and television. He has testified before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as well as U.S. Congress on market structure issues. 


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Professor Dan Weaver's letter on High Frequency Trading published in Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Wall Street has been buzzing about a new book by Michael Lewis, "Flash Boys," which claims that high frequency trading creates an unfair benefit not available to all market participants. Professor Dan Weaver asserts in his letter-to-the-editor published by The Wall Street Journal on April 9 that there are more pressing issues to deal with other than high frequency trading. More ›

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