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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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Japan’s 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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LEI, Bit by Bit… & the Missing Bits
Allan Grody, President of Financial Intergroup Holdings LtdCommentary
Here's everything you need to know about LEIs, what they are, how they work, and what's around the corner.
By Allan Grody President of Financial Intergroup Holdings Ltd,
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REDI Acquires InstaQuote EMS From Merrill Lynch
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
The acquisition expands REDI's EMS client base by more than 20%.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Ask the Right Questions to Improve Trading Analytics
Andrew P. Vo, AccentureCommentary
Identifying the real reasons that drive your trading strategy is vital to determining the best way to apply data analytics to your processes.
By Andrew P. Vo Accenture,
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SEC In The Dark As Dark Pools Shine
Justin Bouchard, CEO, AlgoFastCommentary
The popularity of internalization is reducing liquidity, increasing costs, and harming investors.
By Justin Bouchard CEO, AlgoFast,
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The Latency Arms Race Is Dead, Long Live Latency Analytics
Donal Byrne, CEO, CorvilCommentary
The analysis of latency is now more important than latency itself.
By Donal Byrne CEO, Corvil,
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Reframing the HFT Debate
James Jones, Sterling Investment AdvisorsCommentary
The debate surrounding HFT should focus on whether the practice unnecessarily adds complexity to the markets.
By James Jones Sterling Investment Advisors,
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Is FIX Protocol Use Declining?
George Kledaras, Chairman and Founder, FIX FlyerCommentary
FIX may be the dominant standard for buy-side to sell-side electronic trading around the world, but binary protocols such as OUCH have gained traction among high-speed traders. Now the rise of Bitcoin and crypto currencies is fueling the next stage of evolution.
By George Kledaras Chairman and Founder, FIX Flyer,
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Nasdaq OMX Migrates eSpeed Platform to Its Carteret Datacenter
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
On top of performance gains, the move positions Nasdaq OMX to offer electronic trading services to broker dealers who are still relying on voice brokerage and to expand the fixed-income product set.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Driving Competitive Advantage Through FX TCA
Michael Sparkes, Director, APR, ITG EuropeCommentary
Accurate TCA for FX trading has proved more challenging than in equities, delaying its progress. But the benefits to trading strategies can't be ignored, and investors are already positioning FX TCA as a critical business function.
By Michael Sparkes Director, APR, ITG Europe,
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IEX’s Katsuyama: Market Structure Problems Are Everyone’s Responsibility
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Don’t single out HFT for the market’s problems. Anyone who has worked in the industry during the past two decades has been complicit in corrupting the markets.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Market Data Gone Wild
Scott Ignall, Chief Information Officer, Professional Trading SolutionsCommentary
While some people talk of a new “transaction tax,” most ignore the hidden tax within the markets.
By Scott Ignall Chief Information Officer, Professional Trading Solutions,
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