Managing the Desk
Buy Side Gives Mixed Reviews to Sales Traders, Casting Doubt on Value Added Analytics |
May 22, 2013 | A new report by Woodbine Associates based on surveying 41 buy side traders on broker coverage, revealed that buy side firms are not completely satisfied with sales traders and that brokers may be wasting resources on analytics and other services.
Prosecutors Circling, SAC Hedge Fund May Shut Down
May 21, 2013 | After several high-profile arrests for insider trading, the head of the rich yet beleaguered SAC hedge fund may call it quits to avoid jail time.
A Letter to Anadarko Regarding Its 'Flash Crash'
May 21, 2013 | In response to shares of Anadarko Petroleum trading as low as a penny last week, Themis Trading raises questions to Anadarko about the stock's rapid descent in the context of the current market structure.
Banks Must Take a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity
May 16, 2013 | As cybercrime becomes more prevalent, due to the widespread access to technology that criminals now have, banks must remain eternally vigilant, says Booz Allen Hamilton's Bill Stewart.
Code Red: Implement Controls to Protect Firm Twitter Accounts
May 15, 2013 | As we move headlong into a world driven by instantaneous news cycles, firms should take a step back to evaluate risks and set controls to prevent uncontrolled proliferation.
Is Your Bloomberg Terminal Spying On You?
May 14, 2013 | After Goldman Sachs discovered that Bloomberg journos were keeping track of their viewing habits over their Bloomberg terminals, traders have some decisions to make about the company that provides their market data, trading tools, IM and more.
You Can’t Tweet the Market Lower
May 14, 2013 | Many financial reporters spoke about the market's vulnerability in the wake of the Associated Press Twitter hack, but the real story should have been the market's resiliency, as benchmarks returned right to where they were before the rogue report hit.
Credit Suisse Sues Former VP Over Secrets
May 10, 2013 | She took a job with rival Goldman Sachs and allegedly e-mailed customer files to herself. And now CS wants to stop her. Can they?
Australia's Economy Hitting Turbulence May 09, 2013
Bitcoin Joins the Academy of Other Financial Market Bubbles May 07, 2013
3rd Birthday of Flash Crash: Is the Stock Market Safer? May 06, 2013
Where's the Next Bernie Madoff Hiding? May 01, 2013
Survey: How Should We Educate the Next Generation Buy Side Trader? April 25, 2013
Spreadsheet Risk – Should We Ban Excel? April 25, 2013
Paving the Way for European Regulatory Reform: An Evolution in Electronic Fixed Income April 24, 2013
Joseph Cangemi Appointed CEO of ConvergEx's UK Broker Dealer April 23, 2013
JP Morgan Forms Electronic Trading Management Committee April 19, 2013
Wells Fargo Slashes Money Manager Programs, Angers Brokers April 19, 2013
Insider Trading Scandal at KPMG: A Belief in the Weakness of Enforcers April 18, 2013
Of Frogs, Boiling Water, Market Structure and Trading April 17, 2013
Paulson Eyes New Hedge Fund for Tax Exiles April 12, 2013
The Pursuit of Happiness on Wall Street April 11, 2013
Peru and Turkey: The New Emerging Markets April 10, 2013
Jamie Dimon Scrambles to Keep CEO-Chairman Role April 09, 2013
LULD Into a False Sense of Security? April 08, 2013