Technology now comprises a big part of today's trading landscape, perhaps most of it. Beyond just automating what used be to manual tasks, technology has encroached well into the "thinking"; parts of a trader's job. The key question for firms is where to draw the line. How much of the human touch should they outsource to machines?
Disclosure is the rage in financial markets regulation and the latest set of proposals relate to order handling rules.
High-frequency trading has the potential to both increase market liquidity and remove it at times of higher volatility, a study by the Bundesbank has found.
Active traders feast on volatility, and as global securities markets continue to trend toward the placid side, the appetite for fluctuating valuations remains keen.
Hedge funds' assets under management and their appetite for investments, including equities, is expected to grow this year.
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.
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.
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.
Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.
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