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.
HFT Firms Flood DC with Donor DollarsMay 17, 2013While lawmakers and regulators take a long hard look at high-frequency trading, the firms that trade near the speed of light are donating money like never before.
EBS Direct is Live with 4 Liquidity ProvidersMay 13, 2013Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley have completed trades on EBS DIrect, a new relationship-based disclosed liquidity service with streaming prices tailored to consumers.
How Dark Are The European Pools?May 03, 2013Regulation of dark pool trading in Europe is still in progress, with equity investors closely watching actions by the European Commission, European Parliament and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
After the Hash Crash: Worrying About the Next GlitchApril 30, 2013After last week's Hash Crash, James Angel of Georgetown University told CNBC he's worried about the next glitch. Circuit breakers are in place, but he's not sure how they will react when the next stress hits.
How Dark Are The Pools?April 23, 2013Dark pools provide an avenue for large institutional investors to trade anonymously with minimal market impact and can help operators improve pricing and reduce transaction costs for clients, but they are not exempt from regulatory concerns.
Of Frogs, Boiling Water, Market Structure and TradingApril 17, 2013The sense that inertia and incrementalism are the only approaches to solving market inertia does not necessarily have to be the case. What may be required is a systemic review of market structure itself.