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.
Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of Abel Noser’s New York trading floor, where the agency broker known for transaction cost analysis, is customizing algorithms for the buy side, while growing its fixed income trading and transitions business.
Hedge Fund Trading Desks Are Just Window DressingMarch 29, 2012Thanks to algorithms, quants and high-frequency trading there's no need to have a fleet of trading desks. Having traders stare at screens all day is just for pumping up the ego of the hedge fund owner, says George Michaels of G2 Systems.
The New Trader: Adapt or DieMarch 13, 2012As algos and high-speed networks do the heavy lifting during the trading day, what does the Buy Side Trader do all day? While interviewing sources for the April 2012 cover story Meet the New Trader -- to be posted shortly -- Megan Costello, director of Nor
Algorithm Overload April 27, 2009As buy-side trading desks are challenged to navigate increasingly complex markets, algorithm providers are responding with streamlined offerings and liquidity-seeking strategies.
Anatomy of a Buy-Side TraderApril 10, 2009As cutbacks spread across the buy-side desk and turmoil continues to reshape the markets, the traits that define a successful buy-side trader are more important than ever.