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Wall Street Horizons Appoints Industry Veteran Bruce Fador as President
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Demand for stock calendar event data services is increasing among quants. Wall Street Horizons appointed Bruce Fador as president to push growth into other sectors.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Video: Tech Hygiene Bad Habits, 3D Stock Portfolios
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at bad tech hygiene habits, using Oculus Rift for 3D stock portfolios, security risks during the holiday shopping season, and more.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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Evercore ISI Selects REDI's Multi-Broker Network
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
REDI's independent trade management platform will provide access to Evercore ISI's electronic execution platform for US equities.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Fidelity Debuts Oculus Rift-Based Virtual Investment App
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Fidelity Labs, Fidelity Investments' 75-person R&D think-tank, has launched StockCity, a virtual-reality view of an investorís portfolio. StockCity uses Oculus Rift to simulate the investment cityscape.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Exchanges Gain as Equity Volumes Hit 3-Year High
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
With the return of volatility last month, exchange volumes surged 29%, off-exchange share slipped, and one dark pool closed up shop, according to analyst market structure reports.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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BGC Partners Hires Javelin Founder James Cawley to Strengthen Its Offering
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The move is the latest step taken by BGC Partners to grow its derivatives trading business while competition is heating up among D2D and D2C platforms.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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OptionsCity To Launch Customizable Trading Experience
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
The Metro Now platform breaks tools down into downloadable build or buy widgets for faster deployment and a more customized trading style.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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US T+2: All Thatís Left Is the Execution
Jennifer Costley, Ph.D, Principal, Ashokan AdvisorsCommentary
T+2 settlement is right around the corner for the US. What will it take to get from where the industry is now to implementation?
By Jennifer Costley, Ph.D Principal, Ashokan Advisors,
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Fidelity Survey: Mobile Financial Apps Bring Higher ROI
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
A Fidelity survey found that investors relying upon mobile finance apps are more engaged with their finances, with over 40% earning a 20%-plus return over the past 12 months.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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ITG Adopts Machine Learning Techniques to Boost Fills in Dark Pools
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
To find natural liquidity from investors, ITG launched an optimizer that learns from its trades to allocate different order type combinations across 25 dark venues.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Whatís Next in News Analytics: Not Social, Not Yet
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
News sentiment analysis has come a long way, but it's still difficult to incorporate trusted social media data.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Cost to Trade: Hey, Banks, Itís Time to Face the Music
David Oxenstierna, Partner, CapcoCommentary
Why is calculating the cost to trade so difficult for banks? The answer is as complex as the calculations themselves.
By David Oxenstierna Partner, Capco,
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New York FinTech Innovation Lab Calls for New Entrepreneurial Applicants
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Wells Fargo joins 14 other major financial institutions providing mentoring and guidance to the six chosen startups.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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Mobile Trading & Apple's New IPad Top Most Read List
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorVideo
Mobile trading apps are proliferating in financial services.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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The UPI, the LEI & Beyond
Allan Grody, President of Financial Intergroup Holdings LtdNews
The organizational mechanisms are in place. Now it's time for the financial industry professionals to provide guidance on a global coding scheme that is fit for all the purposes intended.
By Allan Grody President of Financial Intergroup Holdings Ltd,
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4 Takeaways From Caplin's Mobile Trading Study
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Don't have a mobile trading offering? Your excuse is invalid.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Single Dealer Platforms: Are Their Days Numbered?
Matt Hopgood, Vice President, Sapient Global MarketsCommentary
Today, clients are not really consolidating their trading through preferred single suppliers; they will always hunt for the best price, best service, and most trusted supplier in any given market.
By Matt Hopgood Vice President, Sapient Global Markets,
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Quantcha's Search Engine Helps Retail Investors Find & Analyze Options Strategies
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The startup has launched an options search engine that filters and analyzes thousands of strategies based on an investor's stock price forecast, trade budget, and risk/reward parameters.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Innovation Is Job One At Fidelity Labs
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Fidelity Labs has a long history of investing in technologies ahead of the business case. Sean Belka has taken up the mantle.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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