What the Cloud Really Means for Custodians
Cloud is increasingly becoming the basis for IT infrastructure, and that can fundamentally change the way that custodians do business, contends StatPro's CEO Andrew Peddar.
Applauding Occupy Wall Street
The Occupy Wall Street movement should be commended for reminding Americans of the country's intimate history with public protest. However, the movement itself needs some refining.
Pipeline’s Misuse of Client Information
As a journalist who wrote about Pipeline many times over the past 7 years, I can’t believe the firm would deceive its clients about how and where it was executing trades.
Who’s Afraid of Volatility?
Todd Hurlbut of Everett Capital Management uses algorithms and dark pools to cope with volatility in equities and alternative asset classes. Find out what this buy side trader thinks of HFT.
The High-Speed Chase for Liquidity
Options exchanges are going after market share by upgrading their trading platforms and moving to third-party data centers -- all in the name of lower latency.
When Quants Open Up
A portion of the blame for the market's current volatility and the great divide of wealth in this nation can be laid at the feet of algorithmic trading.
The Quant Mystique
Why is the mystique of software code more important than the surety of security?
The Rush to Alternative Investments
Extreme volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty are driving the buy side into alternative investments. But firms are using options to boost returns, not just hedge positions.
Swap Dealers Expect Smaller Profits Under Dodd-Frank
The Dodd-Frank bill is likely to boost the amount of liquidity floating throughout the swaps market, but most dealers believe profits will be hard to come by in the new landscape, research by Tabb Group contends.