Saxo Bank Takes 25 Percent Stake in Leverate
Acquisition allows bank to offer Leverate's automated trading solutions to retail and institutional customers, while giving Leverate access to Saxo's liquidity sources in forex.
Defining the Future of Prop Trading
The sell side anxiously is awaiting clarification on the Volcker Rule. Meanwhile, how regulators distinguish proprietary trading from market making and hedging could dampen liquidity for the buy side.
The Vanishing Data Center
As cost-effective third-party data centers increasingly become liquidity hubs where exchanges house their matching engines and firms colocate their trading strategies to minimize latency, the traditional data center may be vanishing from the Street.
Will the Buy Side Colocate?
Among the criticisms of high frequency trading is the charge that colocating trading strategies in the same data centers as exchange matching engines gives HFT firms an unfair speed advantage.
The Small Revolution of the Data Center
In the never-ending search for more effective and more efficient ways to process their workloads, financial services firms are rethinking how -- and why -- they build data centers, turning traditional data center models on their heads.
Our Summer of Discontent
As the nation's political leaders continue their dangerous game of chicken over the debt ceiling, pink slips are being handed out everywhere from Wall Street to Main Street.
Toughest Job In The Financial Industry?
While many a financial executive might have quietly muttered their dislike of regulators, it has now emerged that these much maligned officials have had to deal with much more than a few grumbles.