With the debate about 'a 'trade at' proposal in the Small Tick Pilot program raging on, one executive talks about what should be in the actual pilot and what its goal should be - widening spreads or better relating tick sizes to prevailing spreads.
White Papers and Research
The Compliance Accelerator for Financial Services will help financial institutions organize,understand and use sophisticated tradeoff analysis and financial modeling to plan and execute responses to changing regulations. The adoption of this accelerator can help dramatically reduce the costs and risks of compliance management,while improving enterprise-wide collaboration and visibility as well as audits and reporting.
The accuracy and precision of the time delivered to an application program is a key factor. This whitepaper explores the challenges in delivering sub-microsecond accurate time to a Linux program, and it will present IEEE 1588 Precise Time Protocol (PTP) solutions and test data showing how to overcome those challenges.
Even in the current uncertain and volatile markets, the need for performance drives both traditional asset managers and hedge funds. Securing this performance is directly tied to access to liquidity, market conditions, control over orders, and having a broker whose sole interest is to represents their clients. As the attached paper discusses, these issues are largely tied to insight...provided by relationship, rather than machine based trading. I hope you enjoy the read and look forward to discussing it with you.