SEC To Sharpen Circuit Breaker Rules
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will strengthen the 23-year-old circuit breakers that failed to stop the acceleration of last year's flash crash.
Big Data: The Next New Thing?
Venture capitalists are investing in "Big Data" companies with analytic platforms, but hasn't Wall Street been doing this for 20 years?
A New Beauty Contest for Hedge Funds
A study by PerTrac finds that size and age matter in the performance of hedge funds where two years old and less than $100 million in AUM is key.
Rogue-Proofing Your Fund
How can buy-side firms stop rogue traders before they go too rogue? The good news: Rogues can be found but the bad news is no one can ignore the problem any longer.
Deutsche Bank Exec To Head Elektron Transactions
In his new role at Elektron, the Deutsche Bank veteran will bring together applications, data and infrastructure to support integrated trading systems targeted at specific customer requirements.
Is the Volcker Rule on the Brink of Further Weakening?
Under guidelines set earlier this year by the Financial Stability Oversight Council, any position taken by a bank that isn't hedged completely can be considered proprietary trading, a practice that was banned by the Volcker Rule.
Bloomberg Rolls Out Derivatives Platform
Bloomberg has launched ALLQ, the first commingled platform for OTC derivatives trading, which it says is the foundation for building a swap execution facility under Dodd-Frank.
CTO Lawrence Campbell Leads Tech Charge at ISE
As the first all-electronic options exchange, the ISE was built on technology. Since the beginning, CTO Lawrence Campbell has been leading the charge, and along the way, he's been making friends at home and abroad.
State Street to Acquire Pulse Trading
Financial services giant snatches up Pulse's block trading and blotter sweeping technology, thereby expanding the number of execution venues open to its institutional clients.
Spotting a Rogue Trader
Advanced Trading spoke with James Heinzman, managing director of Global Compliance Solutions, to discuss how firms can better detect rogue traders.