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SEF Trading Volumes Emerging From Summer Doldrums
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tradeweb's SEF saw a twenty-fold increase in interest-rate derivatives trading volume in the first two weeks of September, while Tabb Group looks for signs of summer doldrums turning around.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Startup Brings Pandora-Like Data Intelligence to Bond Voice Trading
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Algomi is helping sales traders find the other side of less liquid bond trades, so that banks can become more efficient at voice trading.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Venue & Order Routing Analytics to Boost Transparency in Fragmented Market
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tabb Group announced Clarity, a venue and order routing analysis service, to help the buy side understand where and how orders are executed and handled in the fragmented stock market.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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PDQ ATS's Pause & Algorithmic Trading Crowd Attains Volume Milestone
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
PDQ ATS, a venue that recreates floor trading, executed more than 1 billion shares in August, averaging 50 million share per day in US equities, the venue's parent reported.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Why Data Centers Matter For High-Frequency Traders
William (Bill) Fenick, Strategy and Marketing Director (Financial Services), InterxionCommentary
With HFT and electronic trading on the rise, firms are asking whether their legacy IT infrastructure is sufficient to support a higher volume of these transactions.
By Bill Fenick, Strategy and Marketing Director (Financial Services), Interxion ,
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Why Settle for Less in the Front Office?
Beau Alexander, Product Manager, SunGardCommentary
Recent research shows that sell-side firms are less than satisfied with their order management system (OMS) technology. Many front offices, however, continue to make do with their current solutions. Are they selling themselves short?
By Beau Alexander Product Manager, SunGard,
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SEF Consolidation Likely as Volumes Slowly Increase
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
With 21 swap execution facilities, and slowly increasing volumes, the marketplace is perfect for consolidation.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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No Rush to Upgrade OMSs Among Sell-Side Firms
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
A Tabb Group study finds general acceptance of outdated and inefficient OMS functionality and lower priority for tech refresh.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Real-Time TCA for Decision Support & Transparency
Ian Domowitz, Managing Director, Head of ITG AnalyticsCommentary
Can transaction cost analysis (TCA) evolve from a post-trade analysis tool to support for real-time decision making? ITG thinks so.
By Ian Domowitz Managing Director, Head of ITG Analytics,
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Bankrolling Technical Debt: A Financierís Guide
Lev Lesokhin, Executive Vice President, CAST SoftwareCommentary
Technical debt represents the effort required to fix source code or application problems that put the business at risk.
By Lev Lesokhin Executive Vice President, CAST Software,
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5 Red Hot Summer Market Predictions
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
With the summer starting to heat up, here are five things we will see in the financial markets in the second half of 2014.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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Understanding the Value of Big Data
Basil Qunibi, Founder & CEO, NovusCommentary
Winning investors are embracing new technologies to make better allocation decisions.
By Basil Qunibi Founder & CEO, Novus,
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Throwing Sharks out of the Dark Pool Tank
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Barclays is the most recent brokerage to be fined for letting predators into its dark pool. But will investors be happy with dark pools without sharks?
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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Japanís Migration to Electronic Execution & Dark Pools
Mitsuhiro Tsunoda, Senior Consultant, NRICommentary
Relative to three years earlier, 40% of Japanese asset managers reduced discretionary execution and about 80% reported increased use of algorithmic trading and direct market access.
By Mitsuhiro Tsunoda Senior Consultant, NRI,
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NY Fintech Scene Growing Faster Than Silicon Valley Since '08
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Deals and investments in NY fintech startup scene are important to long-term ability to stay on the cutting edge.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Mind the Gap Between Regulation & Innovation
Behzad Gohari, Managing Director, The Althing GroupCommentary
The real reason HFT is under the spotlight isn't the frequency of the trades. It's the gap between regulation and innovation.
By Behzad Gohari Managing Director, The Althing Group,
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Quincy Data Adds to Low-Latency Microwave Service
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Quincy is adding Carteret-sourced cash treasury data and select equity and energy futures from Cermak to its low-latency microwave distribution service.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Context Relevant Automates Machine Learning for Data Scientists
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Context Relevant is using machine learning tools to help data scientists automate quant behavior that previously required rare experts and months to tackle.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Getting Closer to the Metal in Financial Technology
Karl Antle, Managing Partner, ValueStream LabsCommentary
FinTech entrepreneurs are forgoing pre-built frameworks and building Web-based technology uniquely suited to financial applications.
By Karl Antle Managing Partner, ValueStream Labs,
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FIX Protocol Gains Traction Among SEFs
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Most swap execution facilities have adopted the FIX Protocol to avoid fragmentation and allow for aggregation across multiple liquidity pools.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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