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John D'Antona Jr.
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Are We Headed for an Index Bubble?

In a blog shared with Traders Magazine, Jared Dillian, former ETF Head Trader for Lehman Brothers, wrote that while assets have been fleeing actively managed ETFs and funds and into passively managed ones, is concerned the Index sector could be heading towards a bubble.

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Creative Destruction and Industry Life Cycles, HFT Edition

In a recent blog post Streetwise Professor Craig Pirrong, a market structure expert from the University of Houston, discusses several HFT-related stories making the rounds lately and how they are all part of the normal equity trading business cycle.

Just When Savers Thought They Were Out … FTT Pulls Them Back In!

Modern Markets Initiative shares its latest blog post with Traders Magaziine and discusses the impact of re-.introducing a financial transaction tax.

Blockchain Offers Banks Potential, But HFT Provides Benefits Now

In an op-ed that first appeared in Banking Technology, Modern Markets Initiative CEO Bill Harts says that high-frequency trading provides as much technological prowess as does the blockchain.

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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.