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Data: From Big Chaotic to Smart Profitable

Matt Hodgson, CEO & Founder at Mosaic Smart Data discusses how FICC businesses armed with smart data are enabled to make the very best possible use of their data to derive more profitable business gains.

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Algos in the FX Mix: Using Algorithms to Better Execute & Manage Foreign Exchange orders

One asset class that has started seeing a lot of algorithmic activity is foreign currency exchange, or FX.  In the past FX traders had to deal with a sales person at a large bank to exchange currencies but now many currencies trade electronically. Learn more about how you can use algorithms to better execute and manage FX orders. For more information, visit www.bloombergtradebook.com.

Q&A

Q: What events can move the price of a currency?

A: Much like a company’s stock can react positively or negatively to events involving the company, so too can the exchange rate of a country’s currency react to events involving the country, such as economic prospects, political winds, war, weather catastrophes, or even worldwide developments.

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