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David Weisberger
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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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Buy Side to Brokers: 'Show Me Some Love'

The best way for a broker to prove their value to a buy-side trader is to simply pick up the phone and reach out. In other words, show the buy-side some love. Now.

ON THE MOVE: IHSMarkit Loses Pro; ITG Gets New Quant Research Head

In this week's On the Move, moves at the CFTC and an executive from Finra get things started while one 30 year market structure veteran departs IHS Markit to start his own firm. Also, a few moves at the brokers round out the week.

Instinet Adds Research Search Function to its CSA Platform

Instinet announced it is helping buy-side traders better manage their commission dollars and spend by adding two new tools to its Plazma online account management platform: Vendor Search and Credit Tracker.

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Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.

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.

Hedge Funds' AUM Appetite Seen Growing

Hedge funds' assets under management and their appetite for investments, including equities, is expected to grow this year.

KOR Opens Consultancy, Lobby Firm

After several months of reorganizing, KOR Trading has again stepped out into the consultancy business.

New Blood

Fresh-faced yet experienced graduates are entering investment firms in strong numbers. Traders looks at this crop of bright young things and the new skills and placing new demands on the buyside.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

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