Tabb's Nybo:"Don't Count the Broker out in the Derivatives World"
Tabb Group's Nybo: "Don't Count the Broker Out in the Derivatives World"
"Two thirds of equities derivatives order flow is done by phone, and most derivatives traders say they don't expect that to change over the next two years," says Andy Nybo, Senior Analyst, Tabb Group speaking at TradeTech Derivatives in NYC. Nybo gleaned his information from many traditional asset managers and hedge fund traders who trade derivatives to create his report:
Q-WIXX Launch Caters to List Traders of Credit Default Swaps
With investment managers and hedge funds trading long lists of single-name credit default swaps (CDSs), last week's launch of Q-WIXX, an electronic platform, is gaining traction among the dealers and bringing more efficiency to the auction process.
Q-WIXX is set up to help dealers, correlation desks, prop desks, hedge funds and other buy-side market participants execute transactions known as Offers Wanted in Competition (OWICs) or Bids Wanted in