Citi Launches Next Generation Algorithmic Trading Platform
The new platform enables clients to get self monitoring alerts for exceptional conditions with multiple levels of severity; real-time information on strategy progress and performance and enhanced stability, redundancy, and recovery framework.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Gives Traders A Break
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has built an Execution Optimizer, or EO, that will further automate the trade workflow by utilizing TCA and portfolio manager profiling to generate and execute on strategies.
Commodities Traders Increasingly Adopt Algorithms
Commodities traders increasingly are adopting algorithms, but these aren't the equity markets' automated trading strategies, as commodities algos often make room for human discretion. By Ivy Schmerken
Capital Markets Firms Turn to Cloud Computing
Despite disagreement on the actual definition of 'cloud computing,' capital markets firms increasingly are turning to the technology to achieve scale, cut costs and improve time to market. But not everything about the cloud is white and fluffy.
Riding the Cloud to Market: Q&A With Marc Chaikin
Marc Chaikin, who developed the first real-time analytics workstation for stock traders and portfolio managers, talks to WS&T about his latest venture and how he is using the cloud to deliver data to investors' smartphones.
TGIF: It's A Twitter Frenzy
Don't get left behind! Just about everyone - and we do mean everyone - is tweeting nowadays. Jon Stewart discusses the trend in this clip from the Daily Show...
The Tangled OTC Derivatives Marketplace
Rather than build connections to multiple central counterparty clearinghouses, many buy-side firms will rely on third-party services to bridge the gap in OTC derivatives clearing.
The Speed of Change
Unlike regulatory reform, the pace of technology innovation has quickened to help facilitate change in the financial markets.
A Leap Forward in U.S. Stock Analysis
I recently spoke with Jonathan Greenberg, CEO of OCE Interactive, the developer of Market Topographer, an interactive Web-based platform for benchmarking and valuation analysis of U.S. stocks.
Nomura Makes Key Program Trading Appointments
Nomura Securities International has named several new senior leaders for its program trading team to support the expansion of its U.S. capabilities and the build out of its global portfolio trading offerings.
Deutsche Bank Launches Super X Algo
Super X enables the client to manage access to dark liquidity, while avoiding adverse selection and minimizing the trade footprint, according to Deutsche Bank.
CQG Adds Full Suite of Indian Market Data
The MCX is India's leading commodity exchange, and the NSE is one of the highest volume futures and options exchanges in the world. CQG already has connectivity to the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
List of Indicted Madoff Aides Grows
Two former computer programmers at Bernie Madoff's firm have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Manhattan, bringing to five the number of Madoff aides who have been arrested since the scandal began to unfold 15 months ago.
TGIF: Hey Bernie!! Why Did You Do Me So Bad?
Here's a catchy Funny or Die video about Bernie Madoff as he whiles away his days in prison..."Hey Bernie! Why Did You Do Me So Bad? With All Of Our Cash...Turned Me Into Trash..."
Jefferies Releases New Algo Suite
Jefferies has launched a new suite of algorithms for the U.S., Canadian and European markets offering a number of features to address price volatility and liquidity in fragmented and less visible market environments.