Dimon Hates New Regs
The JP Morgan chief criticized the CFTC swaps crackdown and Dodd-Frank in no uncertain terms.
Reaching 100% STP - Why Not? Why Now?
Firms have grown too complacent and comfortable with the STP they have achieved and thus are not pursuing the greater goal of 100 percent STP across all asset classes.
Hedge Funds Bet on Asia Pacific
While the aftershocks of Japan's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis continue to unfold, hedge funds are sprouting up in Asia Pacific and U.S. investors are buying Japanese ETFs.
Inside the Bloomberg Machine
Thirty years after it was founded, Bloomberg LP has woven its technology into the fabric of Wall Street’s front office. Superior customer service and rapid technology upgrades have generated a loyal customer base and billions in profits. Here’s an inside look at how Bloomberg pushes out new technology at a phenomenal pace.
New Technologies To Stop Insider Trading
With the biggest insider trading trial in history currently under way, Wall Street firms are ramping up their technology to try to prevent market abuses before it's too late.
A Positive Spin on Dodd-Frank
Dodd-Frank will push firms to invest in unified back-end systems in order to meet rigorous transparency demands, which could lead to strong returns on investment in other areas of the business.
Direct Edge CTO Steps Down
The exchange operator said Steven Bonnano will leave the company in May and that a search for candidates has commenced.
HFTs: Resistance is Futile
It started with equities, but high-frequency trading's march to dominance already has overtaken options and futures. The only ones who can stop it now are the regulators.
Algo Testing Mandate a Solid, But Impractical Idea
CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton recently proposed a bold idea: Exchanges and regulators should test trading algorithms before they go to market and perhaps award them a "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" before launch.