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Brian Decker
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Three Reasons the "Downs" Have Greater Impact In An "Up and Down" Stock Market

Brian Decker, a financial planner and founder of Decker Retirement Planning Inc., argues that it is much more important for investors to consider the downside in turbulent markets than the upside.

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Is the adoption of electronic trading in fixed income on par of that in the FX sector?




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Global FX Code Gains Adoption but Last Look is a Thorny Issue

Guest contributor Ivy Schmerken delves into the Global FX Code and how man buy-side firms are not comfortable with the inclusion of last look and pre-hedging in the code.

Three Reasons the ‘Downs’ Have Greater Impact In An ‘Up and Down’ Stock Market

Brian Decker, a financial planner and founder of Decker Retirement Planning Inc., argues that it is much more important for investors to consider the downside in turbulent markets than the upside.

BUY--SIDE SNAPSHOT: BlackRock's Paul Whitehead

Asset-management giant says the future is about scale, efficiency and risk control.

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.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO