Capital Markets Outlook 2013: A Cloud Reality Check for HFT Shops? November 05, 2012Algorithmic providers and high-frequency trading shops are running complex calculations in the public cloud, but the economics of storing big data may not be so cheap. Capital Markets Outlook 2013: QA Testers and Kill Switches Wanted November 01, 2012The SEC is ramping up its rules for managing the technology risk of computerized trading on stock exchanges, including a kill switch to stop runaway algorithms. The 3 Biggest Pain Points in Building Central Clearing Infrastructure March 08, 2012Central clearing promises to bring transparency to the OTC derivatives market and reduce participants' risk. But dragging swaps out into the open is a difficult road. Here are three challenges adding to the buy side's pain — and insight into how they UBS Launches New Options Algorithms May 03, 2011The offering is now being expanded to include an array of more nuanced liquidity and volume-sensitive order types. CalPERS Crunches FX Data to Search for Alpha in Electronic Trading June 10, 2010With high-frequency trading firms changing foreign exchange market dynamics, CalPERS is studying tick data to develop active, intraday currency strategies. Daiwa Capital Markets America Goes Live with Fidessa's U.S. Trading Platform May 10, 2010Uses hosted-solution for order management, compliance engine and built-in algorithms. Deutsche Borse Launches New Historical Data Product For Eurex And Xetra April 27, 2010Un-netted market data serves as an input to develop algorithms and verify and optimize existing strategies. Commodities Traders Increasingly Adopt Algorithms March 29, 2010Commodities traders increasingly are adopting algorithms, but these aren't the equity markets' automated trading strategies, as commodities algos often make room for human discretion. By Ivy Schmerken BofA/Merrill Rolls Out New Options Algorithms July 28, 2009Offering new sweeps and iceberging to institutional equity and options traders and broker dealers. Aleri, RavenPack to Feed News into Trading Algos May 18, 2009News stories to be gathered from media sources and turned into numbers that are fed into Aleri CEP-based trading models. Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading Releases New Version of EMS April 13, 2009New options enhancements to REDIPlus include the introduction of three new algorithmic strategies, the ability to auto-hedge options orders, and active limit support. Smart Algo Routers Target Complex Market Structure March 04, 2009Louis Capital Markets launches Alpharithms to help buy-side firms pick the best-performing algo strategies. Demand for Quants Heats Up on Wall Street But Recruitment is Hard November 26, 2007As trading becomes more mathematical and firms look to revamp their risk management systems, the demand for quantitative skill sets is never ending. Messaging Delays A Major Worry For Traders, Brokerages May 25, 2007Most brokers have stated that exchanges — large and small, new and established — have had problems at various times either processing the number of orders received or handling the various messages that are sent back and forth between market p Data Latency Playing An Ever Increasing Role In Effective Trading May 25, 2007Wall Street's quest to process data at the speed of light relies on the physical proximity of servers to overcome the technical barriers of data latency. Bulge-Brackets Look to Keep Algo Edge January 11, 2007Bulge-bracket firms continue to dominate the market for algorithmic trading strategies, according to a new impact note from Boston-based consultancy Aite Group. Seeing Is Believing November 21, 2006 Advice for the Custom-Algo Set March 31, 2006Customizing algorithms is not for the faint of heart. Research and openness between broker and buy-side trader is a must. Quick Releases March 31, 2006BNY Brokerage Provides Algorithms Via Bloomberg; FutureTrade Partners With QSG for TCA; Susquehanna Taps Lava to Offer DMA and Algorithmic Services Reg NMS: Unintended Consequences January 30, 2006Every new regulation has unintended consequences, but it's difficult to know what they will be until the regulation is implemented.