Modern Markets Initiative shared with Traders the comings and goings at a recent meeting they had recently conducted with some of its member firms and the staff of a prominent national opinion leader. MMI said that it was surprised at how much basic misinformation about HFT persists and shared the conversation right here.
The Chinese are taking swift and drastic actions to combat its equity market problems of late. Are these actions good for the market or are they a bad idea?
- The actions are a good idea
- They are a bad idea
The buyside is reviewing its broker vote processes as the sellside has thinned its ranks and spending, along with brokers having to face new regulations.
It seems that when it comes to trading and processing derivatives trades such as complex swaps, the buyside favors a manual approach.
It was a ploy as brazen as it was ingenious. A team of rogue traders from the U.S. teamed up with clever hackers and traders in Ukraine to break into the servers of major media firms. See how this latest cyber attack could spell trouble for the buyside.
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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