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Elaine Wah

Modern Markets, Modern Metrics - A Blog By IEX

In this blog by IEX's Elaine Wah, the newest public exchange looks to refute public claims that the metrics it uses are designed to inflate its own volume numbers and mislead people.

Traders Poll

In his first public speech, SEC Chair Jay Clayton deviated from his prepared remarks and offered his own "off the cuff" comments on market issues. Do you like this change of pace?




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NYSE American Marketplace Launches

The New York Stock Exchange today officially opened its NYSE American exchange, formerly known as the NYSE MKT Exchange. But will it be a success? Only time will tell, a lot of time, according to one executive.

Willis Towers Says Alternative AUM Nears $6.5 Trillion

In a new report, one consultancy says overall alternative assets under management now stand at just under $6.5 trillion, while he world’s largest 100 alternative asset managers saw assets under management increase by 10% in 2016.

FINCAD Unveils Buyside Focused Portfolio and Risk Tools

FINCAD announced major enhancements to its F3 system, transforming it into a comprehensive portfolio and risk management solution for buy side firms.

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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