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10 April 2014

Trading Volatility Is Harder Than It Looks

Jack Fonss, AccuShares Management

The overall size of the ETF and ETN volatility marketplace exceeds $4 billion in positions outstanding. But greater demand and greater access to the volatility markets have not necessarily simplified volatility trading. rest of story...


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    Investment Research: Technology Wins Mindshare

    Even as research coverage has dwindled, investors are bombarded with investment information from online news sites, social media networks and bloggers. As a result, however, professional research often ...
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    LEIs: A Panacea for Market Risk?

    Dodd-Frank mandated the creation of Legal Entity Identifiers, or LEIs, to identify institutions participating in financial transactions, particularly in the swaps and derivatives markets, and help ...
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    Market Surveillance: Moving Beyond the Alert

    Quick: What happens after you get an alert about a potential problem from your market surveillance system? According to Bill Nosal, head of strategic product management, SMARTS, Nasdaq OMX, firms should ...

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US Options Show Up in More and More European Portfolios

Andy Nybo, TABB Group

The demand for US listed options in Europe remains strong. But as European investors become more sophisticated in their use of options, demand increasingly is coming from traditional investment funds and private wealth managers. Here’s what’s driving the shifting demand. Continue

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