Bruce Fador

Technology Can't Fully Replace Human Judgement and Intuition

Technology now comprises a big part of today's trading landscape, perhaps most of it. Beyond just automating what used be to manual tasks, technology has encroached well into the "thinking"; parts of a trader's job. The key question for firms is where to draw the line. How much of the human touch should they outsource to machines?

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FX Market Eyes U.S. Election

Financial services professionals are closely watching the upcoming U.S. presidential election, which is expected to have meaningful implications for capital markets. Perhaps nowhere is this more the case than in foreign exchange, which in recent years has felt regulatory encroachment for the first time, after historically being a self-policing market.

TMX Insights Enhances TMX Analytics Product Suite with Global Foreign Exchange

TMX Insights announced TMX Analytics Product Suite has a full offering of tools and applications for the global foreign exchange market. “The addition of FX capabilities is an important new offering as we continue to look for ways to increase the depth of value we bring to our clients,” said Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Market Insights.

Staying Ahead of the Regulatory Curve in FX

Regulatory reform has led to significant changes in FX market dynamics, including the move to exchange-style trading and centralized clearing. Yet many aspects of market regulation remain unresolved, such as what to do with non-deliverable forwards.


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.

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