So what do the heads of the sell-side really think about trading? What are their concerns? Worldwide Business Research has put out a report titled "Views from Leading Equities Traders," which focuses on identifying the key challenges, opportunities and industry trends related to equity trading and technology in North America.
Wall Street knows how to give back to the community and on Saturday, October 8, over 150 representatives from the Wall Street community will gather to cycle in support of innovative, life-changing autism research for the second Annual Autism Science Foundations Wall Street Rides FAR Cycling Event for Autism Research.
In this week's On the Move, several agency brokers have hired senior level sales traders across multiple asset classes while one bulge firm loses a key pro in its equity department.
In this week's On The Move, the Securities and Exchange Commission brings on a new staffer and regional broker dealer KeyCorp has landed a new head of sales trading.
Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.
Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.
Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO
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Traders assembled a deep bench of judges to select the top U.S. universities that produce the most impressive candidates each year in the field of trading.
A look at the financial industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings inside Wall Street's trading community.