Inside Morgan Stanley's Buy-Side Trading Desk OverhaulMorgan Stanley Investment Management takes Advanced Trading inside its ambitious project to revamp its trading desk.
Characteristics of a Successful Project
Creating a Partnership to Effect Change
Morgan Stanley Invests in Its People
Special Report:Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Anatomy of a Trading Floor
The Philadelphia Stock Exchange
Bear Stearns Meltdown Could Force Buy Side to Rethink Bulge-Bracket RelationshipsThe failure of a top broker raises questions about consolidating broker relationships.
Credit Crisis Shines the Light on Buy-Side Exposure to Bulge-Bracket Technology
Buy-Side Firms Are Paying Close Attention to Counterparty Risk
The Inside Scoop on Nasdaq's Options StrategyWhy Nasdaq is launching an electronic market while preserving the PHLX floor.
ITG Targets Students to Recruit Trading, Technology and Quantitative TalentCEO Bob Gasser has overhauled ITG's recruitment process. Rather than go after mid-career-level prospects, he is turning toward a younger, more tech-savvy talent pool in order to "mold the traders of the future."
Managing the Desk
Managing the Desk: Technology DocumentationTechnology implementations on the trading desk can be a daunting task. But proper project documentation can alleviate the madness.
Sidebar: Managing the Desk: Keeping Up With Information Overload
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From the Editor
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Changes the Culture of the Trading DeskChanging a corporate culture is close to impossible, but that didn't stop MSIM's Ray Tierney, global head of equities trading, from renovating the tools and culture of his trading desk, notes Kerry Massaro, Advanced Trading's Editor-in-Chief.
Ballista Unveils Electronic Platform to Aggregate Options Liquidity in Fragmented MarketNew off-exchange system will focus on block options and complex strategies, pending regulatory approval.
Instinet Launches Enhanced Algo SuiteInstinet Execution Experts combine the best of Instinet's and Normura's algo capabilities.
BATS Picks Savvis to Host European Equity Trading PlatformBATS is counting on Savvis' Dockland's data center to deliver high-speed trading in European equities.
Stephen Potter Appointed President of Northern Trust Global Investments
Industry Moves and Appointments