The Buy Side Learns to Survive in the Post-Credit Crisis EnvironmentA lack of sell-side liquidity in fixed-income products and new concerns over counterparty risk are among the new challenges asset managers and hedge funds must overcome in the wake of the credit crisis.
Demand for Credit Analysts Rises on the Buy Side in Wake of Rating Agency DisastersAfter losing faith in rating agencies, buy-side firms are hiring their own in-house talent to perform credit analysis of issues.
Muriel Siebert on Wall Street Then and Now: '1,365 Men and Me'In Part 2 of an exclusive interview with Advanced Trading, Muriel Siebert sits down with Editor-in-Chief Kerry Massaro to discuss how Wall Street has changed in the 40 years since Siebert started trading.
BEHIND THE DESK
Russell Investments Bridges the Buy-Side/Sell-Side Trading GapInvestment manager doubles as both a buy- and a sell-side shop to better serve its customers.
ANATOMY OF A TRADING FLOOR
Russell InvestmentsTacoma, Wash.-based Russell Investments (more than $213 billion in assets under management) is a global provider of investment products and services. The floor at its headquarters is arranged for open communication, with traders, portfolio managers, analysts and quantitative research teams all sitting in close proximity.
End Game: Anti-Gaming Technology in Dark Pools Tops Buy-Side AgendaThe buy side is pressing the sell side for more anti-gaming technology to prevent price manipulation in dark pools.
MANAGING THE DESK
Consolidated Clearing: Obstacles and EvolutionCost savings and efficiency are making the buy side take note of consolidated clearing. But will widespread adoption happen?
Basil Williams, CEO, Concordia Advisors
FROM THE EDITOR
LSE Outage Causes Industry to Rethink ResiliencyThe London Stock Exchange outage in early September had the industry rethinking their disaster recovery plans.
NYSE Euronext's Duncan Niederauer: It's OK to FailNYSE Euronext CEO addresses Futures Industry Association at NYC luncheon.
Algorithmic Trading DirectoryThe rundown on 36 of the industry's top algorithm providers, including details on the services they offer, their algorithms and order types, their direct-access technology, and the order management systems through which their algos are available.