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Foreign Exchange Infrastructure: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

In this exclusive to Traders Magazine, John Turney, Global Head of Outsourced FX at Northern Trust, discusses the evolution of the fx infrastructure and what is to come.

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What is your favorite movie about trading?

Wall Street

23%

The Big Short

13%

Margin Call

6%

Equity

0%

Trading Places

38%

The Wolf of Wall Street

8%

Boiler Room

7%

Arbitrage

0%

Too Big to Fail

5%

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Demystifying Dodd-Frank

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.

Stress Factor

Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

The Second Time Around

The Second-Term Mandate: A Q&A with Patrick Armstrong

Top 10 Trading Schools

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.

Mock Joins JonesTrading

A look at the financial industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings inside Wall Street's trading community.

Merrill Lynch Hires Iacobelli

A look at the equity industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings around Wall Street's trading community.

Noll Leaves Nasdaq for ConvergEx

Nasdaq OMX Group's Eric Noll, who oversaw the exchange's U.S. trading business during a glitch-prone reign, has left to join ConvergEx Group as president, effective immediately.

Looking for Volatility

As the director of equity trading for Loomis, Sayles & Co., John Caron is dealing with a market that is strong but perhaps too placid for its own good. Here's how he trades in calm seas as he searches for volatility.

Shaking Things Up

The year ahead is a big one for traders on the trading floor, writes Editor-in-Chief Phil Albinus. Check out his views on what is to come in the year ahead.

When Good Traders Go Bad

Today's bad decisions can become tomorrow's legal disasters. Here's how to recognize the pattern of a trader about to go rogue.

Cocuzza Joins Vandham Securities

A look at the equity industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings around wall Street's trading community.

Wall Street Women Honored

Wall Street's finest women were formally recognized by their peers on Nov. 6, as 190 industry executives, family, friends and past honorees celebrated the group's outstanding contributions and achievements.

Off the Beaten Path

Thornburg Investment Management's head of equity trading keeps a keen eye out for bumps in the road-like HFT, algorithms and dark pools.

He Made A Difference

Traders Magazine remembers Tom Steinert-Threlkeld, the former editor of SourceMedia's Traders Magazine and editorial director of the media company's Money Management Group who died. The world has lost a great journalist and even greater man.