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Joseph Cordahi
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Rising Rates and Vol Give Funds Food for Thought, but a Menu Overhaul Isn't Required

Due to a combination of pressure to deliver greater returns and a prolonged period of low rates, the investment world is experiencing a major shift requiring asset managers to rethink their strategies.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: STANY 2015 Parts I and II

– In today's FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY, Traders Magazine looks lack to 2015 and the STANY 2015 Annual Conference. The annual conference took place in Tribeca on April 23.


AI Projected to Replace Thousands of Banking Jobs

– By turning employee functions over to artificial intelligence, financial services companies hope to gain reduced operating costs, better customer service, and a heightened competitive edge. Without greatly improved performance from existing IT systems, however, these gains may prove illusory.


WBR NA Report Reveals Fixed Income Revenues are Hamstrung by Fragmented Operations

– Report finds reducing operational cost and improving profitability of the fixed income desk is #1 priority for North American Fixed Income professionals in 2018.


TradingScreen Integrates BondCliQ's Data and Visualization for Fixed Income

– The integration of BondCliQ's U.S. Corporate traded volume data will provide buy-side clients with an instant, contextualized, intelligent and transparent view of decision quality market data. BondCliQ is the first data provider in the TS TradeSmart EMS content hub.


The ICO is Dead, Long Live the ICO

– Democratizing access to early-stage capital raising has been the raison d'etre for initial coin offerings since their beginning, but many investors quickly find that some investors are still more equal than others.


Transaction Fee Pilot Seeks Data

– Why does a trade execute at one venue versus another? The answer, while seemingly obvious, isn't in the current market structure. What can be done about this and who should be doing it?


Buy Side Ramps Up Risk-Management Spending

– The asset management community is bullish on risk management investments as approximately three-quarters of buy-side firms look to evaluate or implement new risk platforms in the next 12 months.


Maple Leaf Green World Graduates from TSX Venture to NEO

– Maple Leaf has met NEOís listing criteria and began trading on NEO under the symbol MGW effective April 20, 2018.


Agorai Aims to Democratize AI

– Start-up will bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream via an app-store format.


TRADERS Q&A: Baton’s Jayaram Explores Viability and Future of DLT

– In a conversation with Traders Magazine, Baton System's Arjun Jayaram shared his thoughts with editor John DíAntona Jr. on the applications and viability of DLT, how ready it actually is for banks and financial institutions, and when and where we should expect to see it in the next several years.


Rising Rates and Vol Give Funds Food for Thought, but a Menu Overhaul Isn’t Required

– Due to a combination of pressure to deliver greater returns and a prolonged period of low rates, the investment world is experiencing a major shift requiring asset managers to rethink their strategies.


Firms Play Regulatory Odds on GDPR

– The race to meet the May 25 deadline for the EUís General Data Privacy Regulation is a race that many hedge funds and other buy-side firms do not expect to finish.


Q1 2018 Fixed Income Survey: Expectations for Rising Rates, Volatility and EM

– In this shared outlook, Russell Investments presents its global outlook for investors covering the breath of the fixed income and other financial markets.


Cboe Global Markets Announces Launch of Cboe One-Year Volatility Index

– The VIX1Y uses SPX options on the March expiration cycle that reference most closely a 366-day maturity.


Crypto Confusion, Wall Street Delusion

– In this blog, the CEO of CoinRoutes David Weisberger expounds on his belief that crypto is here to stay, both as an asset class and as a technology that will improve other asset classes, but that the market and its denizens need to mature.