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Dr. John Bates

Anyone for Tea and Sympathy with Beleaguered HFT Firms?

Guest columnist John Bates wonders if anyone feels bad for the high-frequency trading firms that are now facing lawsuits, sluggish markets and regulators.

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Europe Speed-of-Light Trading Grows With McKay Data Network

McKay Brothers International plans to activate a microwave data link covering 370 miles - enabling two major financial centers to trade at nearly the speed of light.

Buysiders Expected to Trade More Futures in Next 12 Months

Seventy percent of buyside investors said they expect their futures trading volumes to increase during the next 12 months, according to new research from market consultancy Tabb Group.

Bloomberg Tradebook Launches Electronic RFQ Platform for ETFs

Agency broker Bloomberg wants to bring the block trade from cash equities to the exchange traded fund market.

Articles

Hedge Funds' AUM Appetite Seen Growing

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

Young Guns Hit the Trading Floor

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

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.

A Matter of IT Trust

Before a hedge fund signs on with an IT firm-cloud, network or otherwise-it must be certain the firm can handle any and all situations.

Stress Factor

Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.

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