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The False Dichotomy of Active vs Passive Management

Forward-thinking asset managers can rewrite the rules of management to provide hybrid portfolios that combine the benefits of both active and passive strategies by leveraging quantitative techniques.

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ALGO UPDATE: Pragma Enhances Pairs and Block Trading

Pragma Securities has recently unveiled new block trading and pairs capabilities for the Pragma360 Suite for equities, namely the Pairs 2.0 algorithm and the release of conditional order inclusion and functionality in its algos.

ALGO UPDATE: WEX Upgrades Best X for Options, Adds New FIX Algos

Traders who route and use complex orders are going to be able to use Wolverine’s Best X algorithm for options now. And if that isn’t enough, the firm is also announcing two brand new FIX- protocol based options algorithms too.

ALGO UPDATE: BTIG Offers New Benchmark Market on Close Algorithm

Increasingly, traders are waiting until the final minutes of the day to trade. Liquidity is more plentiful. Spreads are tighter. That’s the motivation behind agency-broker BTIG’s newest algorithm – the benchmark market on close algorithm.

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BofA Trims Options Algo Suite

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

Careful Speed Traders: ITG Unveils Anti-HFT Algo

Agency-only broker and technology firm ITG is now offering a new algorithm designed to thwart high-frequency traders and their strategies.

RTS Adds Build-Your-Own Features and Analytics to Algo Suite

RTS Realtime Systems is now offering traders an analytics package to its algorithmic trading platform that is aimed at increasing alpha capture and efficiency.

Instinet Helps MAKE Liquidity

The agency-only broker's newest algorithm is designed to assist the buyside's desire to provide liquidity to the market rather than take it.

Changing on the Fly

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

KCG Chases Big Slice of Algo Business

KCG Holdings is looking to become a bigger player in the electronic execution business.

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