A newly formed trade group claiming to represent the interests of high-speed trading firms is trying to calm fears about HFT practices. Will it work?
After entering exclusive talks last month to buy JPMorgan's $3.3 billion commodities unit, Dunand and Jaeggi will probably announce a deal within the next week.
The Treasury official nominated by President Obama to be chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has drawn skepticism about his views on regulation and how hed run the agency.
Investors have sought to hedge their assets in Russia as they gauge whether the worst standoff between Moscow and the West since the end of the Cold War will escalate.
While no one expects swaps futures to take over the OTC swaps market, a movement of 5 percent of the massive OTC swaps volume would be a huge win for futures market.
The term "big data" has been around for some time, but questions remain exactly how hedge funds and other buysiders exploit the vast stores of data that has never been available to them in the past, which continue to grow each day.
With 17 newly minted swaps execution facilities now live, and looming regulatory deadlines that will push more trading to SEFs, 2014 is expected to be the year the industry redesigned by the Dodd-Frank Act begins to really take shape.
Leveraging the popularity of its CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the Chicago Board Options Exchange closed 2013 with a spate of activity that has included introducing several new volatility products and expanding its trading hours to accommodate European trading.
With Autobahn Options, Deutsche Bank hopes to address the needs of options traders who are looking for new trading formulas.
High-speed trading shop Sun Trading plans to make a splash in the options world by leveraging the trading infrastructure it uses for equities.
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