Partner, Director of Research, TABB Group
Adam Sussman was named a partner at TABB Group in 2011. He joined the firm in September 2004 as a senior research analyst and was appointed director of research in 2008 with responsibility for producing TABB’s expanding global research catalog. Drawing on his reputation as an expert on market structure and regulatory reform issues, he testified before the U.S. Senate on HFT, dark pools and naked access in October 2009, the only industry analyst to do so at that time in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Prior to TABB, he served as a senior product manager responsible for order-management systems, routing and next-generation trading tools focused on the equities and options markets at Ameritrade, Inc., a brokerage industry subsidiary of Ameritrade Holding Corp. He earned a BA in philosophy and comparative literature at the University of Rhode Island. At TABB Group, Sussman has authored dozens of research notes, reports and studies, as well as commentaries, including: US Equity Mid-Year Review 2012; Reinventing Capital Markets Infrastructure; Russia 3.0: Liquidity Perestroika?; Trading Net Alpha 2012; US Equity High-Frequency Trading: Strategies, Sizing and Market Structure; Equity Risk Models: The Evolution of Predictions; Equity Swaps and OTC Options: A Buy-Side Perspective; and International Perspective on Transaction Cost Analytics, among others.
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WHAT I AM READING NOW
6 March 2014
US buy-side equity trading desks are investing in automation and ramping up their quantitative skills to drive new efficiencies and enable execution capabilities on par with the sell side. Continue...
23 January 2014
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Gaining Control of Market Data: Managed Services May Finally Rein in Costs and Complexity, Unlock Innovation
14 November 2013
The $30 billion market data industry is expanding into managed services, which can help reduce risk and total cost of ownership while enhancing innovation and the pursuit of alpha. Industry adoption is projected to approach 50% by 2016. Continue...
7 October 2013
Regulatory burdens and increasing technology requirements are squeezing boutique asset managers, which could lead to consolidation on the buy side as firms find it cost-prohibitive to continue. Continue...
26 September 2013
The trading data that the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) collects has enabled the regulator to take a data-driven approach to regulating high-frequency trading. But keeping up with fast-paced technological advancements in the markets will remain a challenge. Continue...
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