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David Weisberger
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The False Dichotomy of Active vs Passive Management

Forward-thinking asset managers can rewrite the rules of management to provide hybrid portfolios that combine the benefits of both active and passive strategies by leveraging quantitative techniques.

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ITG Launches POSIT & POSIT Alert for Thailand

Block trading is coming to The Land of Smiles. Thailand marks the 11th country in the Asia Pacific region and the 37th country globally where ITG's POSIT Alert block crossing is now available.

Buy Side Seeks Dark-Pool Reform

The relationship between the buyside trader and the dark pools he trades in can be complicated. Guest editor Rob Daly takes a look at the factors surrounding this relationship and how a 'trade at' rule might help benefit both parties.

Goldman Sachs Hires Nasdaq to Run Its Sigma X Dark Pool

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. hired exchange owner Nasdaq Inc. to run its Sigma X stock-trading system, outsourcing day-to-day operations of its dark pool following an industrywide regulatory crackdown and amid escalating costs.

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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.

High-Frequency Trading Divides Buyside

When a veteran like Robert Shapiro says he isn't sure exactly how high-frequency traders operate and how they impact institutional orders, then it's safe to say that he is not alone.

High-Frequency Trading Divides Buyside

When a veteran like Robert Shapiro says he isn't sure exactly how high-frequency traders operate and how they impact institutional orders, then it's safe to say that he is not alone.

High-Frequency Trading Divides Buyside

When a veteran like Robert Shapiro says he isn't sure exactly how high-frequency traders operate and how they impact institutional orders, then it's safe to say that he is not alone.

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.

Charting the Way to Alpha

Portfolio managers at Boston Private Bank & Trust lean on Keith Gentile for more than trading.

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