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Tabb Survey: Swap Participants Air Discontent With SEF Rules
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The jury is still out on whether SEF rules will produce a positive outcome for the swap market, and some participants are shifting to alternative instruments, according to Tabb Group's fourth SEF Industry Barometer.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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HFT's Death by a Thousand Cuts
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
It took a while for regulators to catch up with high-frequency traders. Unfortunately for the HFT players, the regulators found their footing in September.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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BlackRock Offers Recipe for Transforming a 'Broken' Fixed Inome Market
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The world's largest money manager outlined steps for improving liquidity in corporate bond markets with expanded e-trading protocols and bond standardization.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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ConvergEx Develops New Order Routing Strategy to IEX & Its Own Dark Liquidity Algo
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The agency broker is giving the buy side a choice of routing a percentage of an order to IEX while designating a percentage to go through ConvergEx's Darkest, an algo connected to 20+ unlit venues.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Mobile Hot, Cloud Not in Financial Services
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
A survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review in conjunction with Verizon looked at technology trends in various industries.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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PDQ ATS Launches a New Electronic Equity Auction for Large Orders
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
As institutions struggle to execute large orders, PDQ ATS is introducing Auction1, a new auction for equities that pauses orders up to one second so it can aggregate liquidity from fragmented markets.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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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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