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David Azaraf
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In this guest article, David Azaraf examines 5 macro trends that crypto investors and traders should watch out for in the next 12 months.

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ON THE MOVE: Citi Hires Rahbari for FX, Bash-Polley to Retire from Goldman Sachs

– The weekly recap of hires, job moves and promotions around Wall Street.


Sterling Trading Releases Expanded RaaS Analytics for Risk Engine

– The cloud-based, high performance solution calculates intraday, real-time risk-based haircuts and portfolio margin using the OCC’s TIMS methodology, among other things.


Who Killed the Kernel?

– In his latest blog post, Denver Currie, Product Manager at Vela, looks at how firms are achieving low latency and high throughput in a flexible, cost-effective manner by combining commodity hardware with kernel bypass techniques and an ever-evolving set of software features


DataTrek’s Colas on Stock Buybacks

– In a recent newsletter, Nicolas Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research revisited the topic of corporate buybacks. Traders Magazine is republishing his article with permission and his findings.


New WBR Report Examines How AI and ML Affect the Buy-Side Trader

– Worldwide Business Research (WBR) has released its newest Equities Leaders Summit series report. The report is chock full of insightful data and commentary from the industry’s top thinkers as to what institutional traders are thinking and what they want from their brokers and vendors.


Smart Beta Interest Remains Piqued

– Smart Beta remains tops among the exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing public.


Whither Market Makers?

– The question is about roles and responsibilities in stressed markets.


TruValue Lab Announces Major Enhancements to its AI-Driven ESG Research Platform

– Investment professionals can leverage powerful thematic search to explore an expanded dataset of over 100,000 sources now.


Assessing the Equity-Trading Evolution

– Technology is a value-add, rather than a job-subtract, for humans.


Axioma Launches New Interactive Dashboards for PMs

– The dashboards enable portfolio managers and risk managers to obtain valuable insights on risk from Axioma’s enterprise risk-management platform, factor risk models and full suite of market data.


Weekly Corporate Event Highlights

– Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week.


Nasdaq and NYSE File Oral Argument Renewal Request Letter to SEC on Data Fees

– Traders Magazine has learned that the exchange operators are requesting an oral argument with the SEC to protest a recent article that discusses data fees.


Virtu/ITG Acquisition - Two Great Tastes that Go Great Together

– The proposed acquisition of independent brokerage ITG with Virtu Financial could be a success despite a few potential hiccups.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: Georgia STA 2004 Fall Outing

– Traders Magazine looks back to 2004 and the philanthropy of the Georgia Security Traders Association as it awarded scholarships at its annual fall outing.


Academic Review Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Active Management

– The review concludes that, on balance, the academic literature over the past 20 years shows that active fund managers have a variety of skills and, in many cases, tend to make value-added decisions.