TGIF: The Poetic Beauty of Palin's Tweets
Sarah Palin's Twitter tweets can be poetic, but only when read by The Captain, William Shatner. The Tonight Show's Conan O'Brien brings in Shatner to read Palin's tweets verbatim. The result is a strange free verse that Shatner takes to a new level.
Bloomberg Tradebook Enhances B-SMART
The enhancement -- B-SMART AUTO -- seeks to statistically do what a trader does - make an assessment of a stock's probable price path using a variety of inputs such as activity on the tape, volatility of the stock, bid/offer spread, as well as peer group and sector analysis.
Xtreme Data Debuts Fast Database for Analytics
Using its FPGA hardware accelerator chips to process SQL queries in hardware at thousands of rows per second, the dbX is said to give risk managers, algo traders, and quants looking for patterns in market data a way to get answers to questions more quickly.
The End Of Wall Street: Why It Happened
Chapter two of this WSJ series takes a look at what was going through the minds of CEOs, corporate boards, fund managers and mortgage lenders as they created hard-to-understand derivatives Warren Buffett once called "weapons of financial mass destruction."
Citi Opens Operations Hub in Singapore
Energy-efficient hub, Citi's center for ops and technology in the Asia Pacific, accommodates 2,000 staff and serves Citi businesses across 40 countries.
Is Carbon Trading the Next Big Thing?
The U.S. carbon credit trading business could take off if recent climate change legislation becomes law. Environmental market players including Citi, the CME, the Chicago Climate Exchange and BlueNext are poised to capitalize on the surge.
A New Theory on Market Structure
What happens when economic market theory collides with the fractured, high-speed, low-latency, dark pool insanity that we call the U.S. equity market?
New Trading Desks at a Glance
With all the M&A activity on Wall Street in the past year, it can be difficult to know which broker-dealers offer the best execution services. To help you keep up-to-date with all the moves on the bulge-bracket trading desks, Advanced Trading has compiled an at-a-glance summary of the newly integrated trading operations at Barclays, Nomura, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan. Below you will find details on the executives leading the new bulge-bracket trading desks, the technology behi