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Understanding Your Data is No Longer Optional

In this contributed article from Global Markets Advisory Group, the advisory discusses the importance of data and how organizations should augment existing skill sets and capabilities to add a data-focused perspective to their operating fabric.

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John D'Antona Jr. is the Editor of Traders Magazine, the online journal dedicated to covering the institutional equities market - ranging from buyside trader trends, algorithms, market structure events and sellside happenings. He has over 25 years of trading and financial market experience and B-to-B journalism at wide-ranging publications such as Dow Jones Newswires, Knight Ridder/BridgeNews, International Financing Review, Moneyline Telerate, Thomson and Pensions and Investments. His expertise includes U.S. structured finance, U.S. equities and market structure, foreign exchange, corporate bonds, U.S. Treasuries, U.S residential and commercial real estate markets, U.S. energy markets, asset management and retirement planning. He has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Barrons, American Banker and syndicated in various other dailies. John also tweets, blogs and is active on Twitter at @traders_tweets and @JohnnyD_Markets, LinkedIn and Facebook.  

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Articles

Triad Securities Adds to Prime Brokerage Sales Team

The prime brokerage business is gaining steam, especially for New York-based Triad Securities.

Citing demand for its expanding prime and mini prime brokerage business, Triad has expanded its sales team and added two more people to work with recently hired Scott Daspin.

ALGO UPDATE: Liquidnet and IEX Create Dark Strategy

Liquidnet, the equity block trading pool, and IEX, the buyside- sponsored ATS that wants to help the buyside avoid predatory traders and find the elusive block trade, have joined together to create a new algorithm that will help the buyside find liquidity.