Securing Your Trading Network
Cybersecurity is top of mind at financial firms, which are vulnerable to rogue traders, hackers and other forms of unauthorized access.
CQG Adds Connectivity to GovEx
Offers U.S. Treasury traders access to Currenex's (GovEx) fixed income platform combined with CQG's server-side order management.
The WikiLeak Next Time - BofA?
After the latest release of secret communications among US diplomats, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange announced that he will unveil documents belonging to a US bank.
Liquidnet Unveils Malaysian Trading Operations
Liquidnet, an electronic network provider for dark pools, announced the expansion of its trading operations to include Malaysian securities, the latest step in a plan to enable institutional investors to capitalize on the growth potential of emerging markets.
Raided? I Want My Money
The Massachusetts state pension fund has $65.6m invested in two Connecticut hedge funds that were raided by the FBI.
Everyone Wants to Start An SEF
Debate rages over what is a swap execution facility, but even as regulators craft the rules, there are many contenders.
Testify - Now Donate Please
Advanced Trading visited a major financial services firm yesterday -- it was off-the-record so no names, titles or even hints about what they do. We spoke about the US dollar, forthcoming Dodd-Frank regulations and the pleasures of appearing before Congress. Our host had an interesting story.
Federal Prosecutors Are Gearing Up to Take on Prop Shops, HFTs
Shockwaves spread throughout the world of high finance following the FBI's raids of three hedge funds in connection with an insider trading investigation, but this merely looks to be the tip of the iceberg as regulators and watchdogs look to sniff out malfeasance on Wall Street.
To Integrate or Not to Integrate?
The traditional line between order management and execution management systems is blurring as buy- side traders increasingly choose to integrate the two in order to streamline workflow and cope with exploding execution volumes. But is one system really better than two?
How to Select an EMS
Execution management solution providers are working to enhance and differentiate their offerings. But integrating order management functionality isn't among their top priorities, according to recent research from Woodbine Associates.