Industry Inertia Hampers E-TradingApril 29, 2013Institutional traders see some value in fixed income electronic trading, but a lack of a regulatory push and the desire to maintain existing business models is causing inertia in the move to electronic trading methods.
HFT: Makings of an Evil EmpireMarch 28, 2013Wall Street's reputation may be damaged, but don't blame all of the industry's woes on high-frequency trading.
Ten Things Compliance Officers Need To Do In 2013March 25, 2013Last year financial firms put an almost unprecedented focus on risk, control and compliance. That trend looks set to continue as organizations deal with the fall-out of regulatory change, major fines, and more.
It’s All JP Morgan’s FaultMarch 05, 2013A new Senate report on the bank's $6 billion loss finds that JP Morgan has some serious questions to answer.
Twitterati Take Sequestration In StrideMarch 01, 2013After months of back and forth rhetoric and finger pointing, the country has ended up where many thought we would be: sequestration. In any case, the chatter on Twitter seems to be taking it all in stride. Here are some of the more pointed, and amusing, se
The SEC’s New Technology Drive – Pass or Fail?February 22, 2013SEC Chairman Elisse Walters has highlighted what the regulator is doing to prevent technology glitches and fraud. Here are some of the top reactions to its new tech drive.
The Start of Another Financial CrisisFebruary 19, 2013It's a deja-vu: the stability of the global markets could soon be under threat due to a looming crisis in the derivatives industry.
Best Reactions To Obama's Cybersecurity Executive OrderFebruary 15, 2013Is President Obama's executive order on cybersecurity causing hackers to shudder and financial institutions to breathe a sigh of relief? Here are some of the top reactions on the web to this controversial bill.