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Navigating Cybersecurity on a Stretch of "Regulatory Rapids"

In this shared commentary, Aplomb Strategies writes that when considering a firm’s governance structure, a holistic approach makes the most sense.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: At The Speed of Light

Where have yesterday’s automated market makers gone? Did they just disappear like the dinosaurs? Or have they evolved into something else – high-frequency traders? Today's Flashback Friday looks back at the history of market makers.

The End of an Era?

Has the day of the high-frequency trader and his hyper fast strategies seen its last days? Or will he evolve into something else and live to trade another day?

ICC Announces Next Generation of Overclocked Servers for HFT Applications

International Computer Concepts (ICC), a systems integrator of enterprise-level computing solutions, announced the development of the next generation of Vega and Alpha overclocked servers for HFT applications.

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.