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Bitcoin: 4 Factors Holding the Banks at Bay
David Berger, Founder & CEO | Digital Currency CouncilCommentary
For a number of reasons, major banks haven't seized the opportunity to get involved with bitcoin. Banks like to participate in size, compliance has restrictions, and bosses don't understand it. But these hurdles will be overcome in 2015.
By David Berger Founder & CEO | Digital Currency Council,
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Fintech Fast Forward 2015
Stephane Dubois,  Founder and CEO, XigniteCommentary
What will shape the future of Fintech in 2015 and beyond?
By Stephane Dubois Founder and CEO, Xignite,
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Trad-X SEF Reaches $1T Volume Milestone
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tradition's SEF Trad-X has seen a sharp increase in trading activity since September for USD interest-rate swaps on its central limit order book, citing its hybrid voice and electronic platform as a differentiator.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Debating Apple's Dive: Flash Crash or Institutional Rebalancing?
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Some market professionals thought Apple's 3% price decline last Monday was a flash crash or an algo run wild. Quants at Rosenblatt Securities analyzed the tick data and came up with a different interpretation.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Key Trends in Using FIX for Execution Transparency
Candyce Edelen, CEO, PropelGrowthCommentary
Can the buy side really use the information it's requesting from the sell side for execution transparency?
By Candyce Edelen CEO, PropelGrowth,
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How Much Does My FX Trading Cost?
Minor Huffman, Senior Vice President for FX TradingCommentary
The expansion of platforms for trading exacerbates the challenge of understanding where the true market for an instrument stands and how to execute the trade to achieve the lowest total transaction cost.
By Minor Huffman Senior Vice President for FX Trading,
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Telemetry & the Trader: Transforming Technology Performance
Daljit Bhartt, Managing Director and Head of Technology at ITG Canada CorpCommentary
As telemetry becomes available to the trading community, Daljit Bhartt at ITG looks at its potential to revolutionize the way performance is measured.
By Daljit Bhartt Managing Director and Head of Technology at ITG Canada Corp,
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Facial Analysis: Wall Street's Next Big-Data Tool
Jeff Bertolucci,
Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are analyzing facial expressions of corporate execs, as well as other data streams, to forecast stock market trends.
By Jeff Bertolucci ,
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IPC Systems Looks to Expand Compliance-Related Apps Under New Owner
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Centerbridge Partners LP will look to expand IPC's Unigy software-based trading platform and its mission-critical data and network services.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Moving the Trader Closer to the Investment Process
Sean O'Dowd, Capital Markets Program Director, TeradataCommentary
The sell side can demonstrate more value by applying analytics to pre- and post-trading, and by educating buy-side clients about broker segmentation, trading behavior and algorithm shortcomings, and more.
By Sean O'Dowd Capital Markets Program Director, Teradata,
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FIX Trading Community Revamps Efforts to Address High-Performance Trading
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The nonprofit industry standards body said it has combined all initiatives related to the support of FIX for high-performance trading and market data under a single working group.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Wall Street Horizon 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 Horizon 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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