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Erik Hoel
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Will The Bitcoin Bubble Pop Or Will It Envelop Us All?

Guest contributor Erik Hoel asks the question whether the worst is over for bitcoin holders, or still yet to come, what is yet to come? And why.

Traders Poll

In your opinion, what is the biggest hurdle facing the blockchain?

Cost of implementation

17%

Too many systems available

23%

Not applicable to my business

3%

Uncomfortable with the technology

33%

Nobody else is using it

23%

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The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital — Buy High, Sell Low. Rinse and Repeat.

The 6th anniversary of the trading system meltdown at Knight Capital is an opportunity to reflect upon software defects, human error, process flaws, and the best principles and practices for IT solution delivery.

Venue Analysis Emerges a Key Tool for U.S. Investors

Recent study by Greenwich Associates says that venue analysis is becoming a necessary function in today's highly fragmented market structure.

Dark-Pool Operators in Spotlight

SEC asks who, what and how.

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.

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.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Above the Law - What Exchanges and Kings Have in Common

For the most part, it's always been good to be a King. The same can be said of being a public stock exchange -life's been good. But should it be?

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