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Spoofing, Surveillance and Supervision

Jay Biondo, Product Manager - Surveillance at Trading Technologies, co-authored an article along with James Lundy and Nicholas Wendland, both of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, reviewing the CFTC's regulations and expanding efforts, 21st century surveillance and supervision, as well as strategic recommendations.

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Ticker Tocker Announces 17 Brokers and Tech Firms for Pilot Launch

Set to make its official debut in early September, Ticker Tocker, which is currently running an exclusive pilot program, has unveiled a new list of more than 15 new brokers which are now accessible through its broker agnostic platform.

Asset Managers Expect Compliance Expenditure and Regulatory Burden to Increase Over Next Five Years

Compliance set to consume a greater proportion of asset managers’ financial resources against a backdrop of mount regulation says new survey data from BackBay Communications and Osney Media.

The Risk Contribution of Stocks, Parts 1-3 - Recap

In a new white paper, "Looking Under the Hood," Ampersand authors recap the risks associated with a 60/40 stock/bond portfolio, showing that 92% of the risk is contributed by stocks.

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.

Financial Advisers Like ETFs But Pass on Cryptos

This year marks the fourth consecutive year that ETFs are the preferred investment vehicle among advisers, with 87 percent of financial advisers surveyed currently using or recommending ETFs with their clients, according to a new survey.

‘Conditioning’ Venue Analysis

Equity traders searching for block liquidity need to know their venue options.

Why Are You Not Currency Hedging Right Now?

Actively predicting currency moves is nearly impossible but hedging is simple. With a call for a stronger U.S. Dollar now may be the time to consider increasing currency hedge ratios.

Algo Wheels and Analytics – Are the Sell Side Meeting the Buy Side's Needs?

Chris Monnery, Electronic Execution Business Development at Fidessa, shares the second part of his insights learned from a panel he moderated on the changing needs of the Buy Side from an OMS/EMS and execution perspective.

What’s Stopping Fund Launches from Really Taking Off?

In this shared article, GoldenSource examines that while there are several factors at play halting new fund launches, there remains one which is having a particular effect on the operational issues which are arise when launching.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Rebound – Capital Commitment Rises from Post Crisis Lows

In this look back eight years ago, Traders Magazine revisits the principal trade. Once upon a time brokers would offer their own capital and balance sheet to buyside customers. But do they still in the new market structure environment?

What to Expect from the 2018 Russell Rebalance Trades

ITG projects that this year’s reconstitution will lead to approximately $30 billion in net turnover, higher than last year’s $23 billion in turnover.

Buy-Side Turns to Emerging Technologies as Regulatory Dust Settles

New survey shows asset managers are focused on implementing cost-cutting efficiencies into the workplace and regulation has taken a backseat, respective of previous years. Asset managers are also keeping an eye toward the future as they look towards new tech - cryptocurrencies and roboadvisors.

BNP Paribas and Fidessa Join to Bring Buyside New Derivatives Workstation

BNP Paribas will provide its buy-side clients with access to Fidessa's futures and options workstation.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Are Options Specialists an Endangered Species?

In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY item, Traders Magazine takes a look into the options universe and looks to see what happened to the market makers and specialists who back in 2005 where thought to be an endangered species.

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