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Brian Decker
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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.

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ALGO UPDATE: GX2 to Offer Treasury Algos

GX2’s outright execution algorithms expand upon its STAR aggregation product that routes orders on behalf of customers to seven Treasury venues and its original principal-spread execution product.

MTS BondsPro and BondCliQ Join to Improve Corporates Data Access

Market participants will benefit from being able to consume MTS BondsPro pricing information while referencing institutional quotes through a single screen.

Euro CMBS Market Shows Signs of Life

According to a recent report from DBRS, the European CMBS market has experienced a steady stream of issuance since November 2017 after expectations for a post-crisis return had largely petered out.

SocGen Reports on Fixed Income Markets

SocGen shares its latest Fixed Income report with Traders Magazine and provides key highlights of the last month and views on the latest round of Treasury funding operations.

Electronic Trading Picks Up the Pace in Commodity Markets

In the commodities space, the rate of adoption of electronic trading has been markedly slower. But the past year in particular has seen a notable upturn in demand for electronic commodities trading, from both newer entrants as well as more established venues.

ALGO UPDATE: QB Offers Futures and Fixed Income Algos

Aside from the three extant strategies, QB also said there is a fourth algorithmic strategy that is in the works to be certified through Rebar for fixed-income and futures soon – Legger.

Bondwave Upgrades Effi Fixed Income Platform

Effi enables fixed income traders, advisors and investors to service and monitor accounts, identify and communicate trade ideas, create customized alerts, and leverage a sophisticated digital reporting tool to support client interactions and manage their overall bond business.

NRI Upgrades I-STAR Suite for T+1 Settlement of Japanese Bonds

I-STAR Suite to support T+0 settlements of general collateral repurchase transactions which is promoted by Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC).

April Fixed Income Inflows Help ETFs Resume Upward Trend

After two consecutive months of outflows, US-listed ETFs changed course in April, as investors poured $15 billion into fixed income ETFs and $10 billion into equity ETFs. And issuers throughout Wall Street are rejoicing.

BMO Financial Group to Acquire KGS-Alpha Capital Markets

Acquisition adds experienced team, expands client footprint in the U.S. and makes BMO a larger broker-dealer in U.S. agency mortgage-backed securities.

Vela Adds Eris Exchange to DMA platform

Extending Vela’s Fixed Income initiative for market data and execution solutions to help tackle market fragmentation

WBR NA Report Reveals Fixed Income Revenues are Hamstrung by Fragmented Operations

Report finds reducing operational cost and improving profitability of the fixed income desk is #1 priority for North American Fixed Income professionals in 2018.

TradingScreen Integrates BondCliQ's Data and Visualization for Fixed Income

The integration of BondCliQ's U.S. Corporate traded volume data will provide buy-side clients with an instant, contextualized, intelligent and transparent view of decision quality market data. BondCliQ is the first data provider in the TS TradeSmart EMS content hub.

Q1 2018 Fixed Income Survey: Expectations for Rising Rates, Volatility and EM

In this shared outlook, Russell Investments presents its global outlook for investors covering the breath of the fixed income and other financial markets.

Finastra Brings Mortgage Solutions to the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Finastra is bringing its mortgage lending solutions to the cloud via Microsoft Azure.