The Vanishing Data Center
As cost-effective third-party data centers increasingly become liquidity hubs where exchanges house their matching engines and firms colocate their trading strategies to minimize latency, the traditional data center may be vanishing from the Street.
Will the Buy Side Colocate?
Among the criticisms of high frequency trading is the charge that colocating trading strategies in the same data centers as exchange matching engines gives HFT firms an unfair speed advantage.
The Small Revolution of the Data Center
In the never-ending search for more effective and more efficient ways to process their workloads, financial services firms are rethinking how -- and why -- they build data centers, turning traditional data center models on their heads.
Hedge Fund Withdrawals At Highest Since 2009
Investors withdrew more money from hedge funds than at any point since October 2009 last month, reflecting ongoing difficulties in the global equity markets, GlobeOp data shows.
AIB Rolls Out IPC Unigy
Roughly 55 traders are using the unified trading communications and application kit on the Malaysian bank's trading floor.
Best Ex in FX
David Ogg, who pioneered the use of algorithms in the international
currency trading markets, argues that best execution in foreign exchange has been sorely lacking for the institutional buy side.