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Beyond Broker Scorecards What's Next for Algo Wheels?

FlexTrade has just released a whitepaper on the brokers and the increased scope the algo wheels are taking.

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Building the Next Generation of Algos

While many buy-side firms trade on a suite of existing algorithms, is it time for a new breed of algo? Kathryn Zhao, Global Head of Electronic Trading at Cantor Fitzgerald, sat down with Traders Magazine's sister publication GlobalTrading to discuss the roadmap to building a new generation of algos.

What’s the Hold Up with Adoption of Automated Post Trade Documentation in the Derivatives Market

In this article written for Traders Magazine, Andrew Kouloumbrides examines the case for DLT automation in the derivatives market and wonders why it hasn't come yet.

Seven Blockchain Initiatives That Might Change the World

In this shared article, author xxxx examines several blockchain-based initiatives leveraging DLT technology that could make the world a better place.

Assassination of the JOBS Act and the Extermination of the Emerging Growth Company Capital Markets

In this thought piece shared with Traders Magazine, Spartan Securities authors discuss how smaller companies are at a disadvantage in the capital formation process.

Commodities Trading: Time to Let Go of Manual Legacies?

Mike Wilkins, Fidessa's commodities expert, shares his views on why commodities trading demand more of technological innovation and letting go of manual legacies.

All You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Wallets

Contributor Collins Brown examines plans for allowing crypto asset owners to maintain the utility of their holdings, while transferring price risk to those who want to speculate..

President Trump Won’t Kill America, Bitcoin Will

In this blog, the author examines how the global cryptocurrency adds one more piece of the pie to a radical shift in the structure of worldwide governance.

Public Plans Top Performers as Corporate Plans Continue to Lag: BNY Mellon Report

Higher allocations to U.S. equity drove outperformance as U.S. fixed income sustained streak as lowest performing asset class.

RETAIL REPORT: Do Markets Prefer a Divided U.S. Congress?

Will Congressional gridlock hurt or help the markets? The latest Russell Investments blog, shared with Traders Magazine, looks to explain.

Who Created This Mess, Anyway? Hint: It Wasn't the Exchanges.

In this retrospective article originally written for Institutional Investor and posted by Justin Schack on LinkedIn, he reminds that today’s market-structure battles are not new. And it shows, importantly, that the major exchange groups which currently find themselves fending off attacks from other market participants did not create the status quo that so many find so objectionable.

Why a SIFMU Must Always Manage Liquidity Risk

In this blog from the OCC, Traders Magazine provides excerpts from John Fennell’s October 23 speech to the 3rd Annual Liquidity Risk Management Summit in New York where he talked about the importance of a SIFMU like OCC and its ability to manage liquidity risk.

The Brexit Briefing: Impact on the Evolution of Trade and Investment

In this SIFMA blog, Peter Matheson addresses how disruptive Brexit will be and what will be the nature of the UK/EU relationship post-Brexit.

What’s Next for the Capital Markets: Finance in 2021

SIFMA CEO Kenneth Bensen shares feedback from a recent conference on the unique confluence of revolutionary events coming that will fundamentally alter the financial markets in the coming months andd years.

Morgan Stanley Says Crypto is an Asset Class

At least one research team at a bulge bracket firm declared crypto is an asset class. And it is for the buy-side.

Why Do Exchanges Own Multiple Licenses? It's Not Hard To See, Look at the SEC

In this recent research note, Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. Principal Richard Repetto examines why the public exchange operators hold multiple licenses and that rationale behind this phenomenon.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Before the Fall

In this FLASHBACK FRIDAY Traders Magazine looks back to December 2009, when word "Ponzi" was broadly introduced to the world via Bernard Madoff and the fraud he perpetrated upon thousands investors. We take a look at what has happened since and a detailed look back into his origin on this 10th anniversary of his arrest.

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