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The Liquidity Problem

Maudlin Economics Jared Dillian examines stock market liquidity.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Forex Trading Getting 'Equitized'

In today's FLASHBACK, Traders Magazine looks back to 2013, when the FX market was a bastion of telephony, manual executions and trading occurring between and handled by handful of banks. But now, thanks to many equity market innovations, this 24/6/365 market is becoming “equitized”.

OANDA Launches New Buy-Side FX Trading Platform

Technology solutions firm OANDA has launched an institutional trading platform tailored to meet the advanced requirements of professional FX traders, from hedge funds and brokers to CTAs and proprietary trading firms.

Capitolis Unveils FX Credit Switching 

With Capitolis Switch the provision of credit is expanded to include a much broader universe of banks and investors.

Articles

Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.

The Right Tool For The FX Job

As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.

Taking a Closer Look

Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.

Increasing Volume & Opportunities

New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.

Enter the Algo Upstart

Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A Buttonwood Tree Grows in Mahwah

Is there a profitable future in the co-location business? Turn the clock back almost a decade and the exchanges were busy trying to find newer ways and places to conduct trading operations. Sure, there'd still be traders, algorithms and data but not in Manhattan - rather they'd all be elsewhere - like the New Jersey suburbs.

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