The line between exchange trading and off-exchange trading has blurred to the point where there really isnt that big a distinction anymore.
The ongoing search for alpha is the job of Derek De Petra, partner and managing director of international trading at San Francisco-based investment firm Artisan Partners. Finding above-market returns for portfolio managers and in block size is the goal he pursues around the globe, regardless of whether it is in Russia, Nigeria or South America.
Change or die. That's what Woodbine Associates is advocating in a new report released today, "Sales-Traders: Asset Manager Expectations from High-Touch Coverage'." Brokers must change their approach if they want to offer a superior high-touch trading experience, the report said.
Institutional traders are opening their collective wallets wider and spending more on their order and execution management systems to keep pace with the changes in equity market structure, according to a report from Greenwich Associates.
Omaha, Neb.-based PrairieSmarts is rolling out software that looks at risks faced by securities in both the past and future.
So far, there's no clear direction as to whether buyside trading desks should keep management and execution of their orders in two separate systems or unify them in a single one.
The Boston Companys David Brooks, along with his fellow traders, is spending more time mining and analyzing data to find lesser-known stocks that can provide clients with above-average alpha and boost returns.
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For years, exchange-traded fund trading volume surged. Now, its slumping too. Nasdaq, NYSE and BATS are now slugging it out with incentives, new order types and a new ETF-focused exchange to resuscitate trading.
Nick Nielsen is head of quantitative trading at Marshall Wace, a British hedge fund. He spoke at TradeTech in New York in February about his trading process. Nielsen's advice to his audience was to develop a "repeatable process" and keep refining it through experimentation. We excerpt some passages from his talk.
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