Opinion & Analysis
22 August 2014 - Phil Cotter, Thomson Reuters
Between 2008 and 2012, 10 leading banks paid a collective $243 billion in fines and provisions for extra litigation and penalties, according to the London School of Economics. But are these shock-and-awe tactics of heavyweight fines a deterrent? Continue...
22 August 2014 - Michael Friedman, Trillium
Should brokerage firms be allowed to use customers’ hidden order flow to guide their smart order routers? Continue...
22 August 2014 - Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group
With the annual Kansas City Fed meeting kicking off, Jackson, Wyoming, is essentially the center of the world to capital markets. To get a sense of how financial market participants judge the Fed’s effectiveness, ConvergEx recently surveyed its clients, prospects and partners on a range of questi... Continue...
21 August 2014 - Ralph Figueiredo, Aurora IT
For years I have heard the term, “single pane of glass” repeated by software vendors time and time again, and many times I thought the term overused to a point that it became just another marketing term to throw around. Continue...
21 August 2014 - Tom Conigliaro, Markit
The compulsory unbundling of research from dealing commissions could deeply damage the industry, inevitably forcing small buy-side firms out of the market. Continue...
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20 August 2014
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19 August 2014
- Innovative Cloud Solutions for Financial Services (Microsoft, Rupesh Khendry)
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18 August 2014
- Corporate Bond Trading: New Directions, New Venues (TABB Group, TabbFORUM)
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15 August 2014
- One Great Big Risk? To Clear or Not to Clear (Thomas Murray, Miles Reucroft)
- Good Luck, Chair White: Advisory Committees and Roundtables in the 21st Century (The Security Traders Association, James Toes) Market Surveillance 2.0: Beyond the Crisis
14 August 2014
- US Securities Lending Revenues Rebound (Markit, Simon Colvin) 1 Comment
- How Companies Can Keep Sensitive Data Secure with Multi-Factor Authentication (Aurora IT, Ralph Figueiredo)
- For Traders, Orange Is the New Black (Software AG, Theo Hildyard) Market Surveillance 2.0: Beyond the Crisis 2 Comments
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13 August 2014
- Timing the Bond Market: The Stock-Bond Correlation (Chelsea Global Advisors, Edward Talisse) A QuantFORUM story
- Fixed Income Market Makers Must Revamp Business Model (TABB Group, Radi Khasawneh) 3 Comments