Consultants Financial Trading Industry News, Articles & Insight
- An executive's guide to machine learning - McKinsey
6th August 2015 - It's no longer the preserve of artificial intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix, write McKinsey's data expert in Miami, Dorian Pyle, and principal in the Madrid office, Cristina San Jose.
- Capco to expand capital markets focus with new partner hire
1st December 2014 - Capco hires Ian Bentinck to challenge clients to break free of traditional business models.
- KOR Group launches best execution accreditation programme
10th September 2014 - Research and consulting firm starts service designed to help firms reduce transaction costs and achieve best execution.
- TABB Group launches US equity venue and routing analytics service
10th September 2014 - TABB Group begins offering service for money managers, investors, brokers and trading venues.
- BATS to settle HFT case with SEC - analysis
6th August 2014 - Even as BATS is reportedly heading into late-stage settlement talks with the SEC, operational details that have been criticised by some market experts are coming to light. Whistleblower Haim Bodek tells Automated Trader his views on the news and what's behind it.
- US equities: off exchange snapshot
29th July 2014 - Dark pool volumes in June mostly flat after May's sharp drop, as clients shift flow among venues in wake of Barclays scandal.
- US equities: off exchange snapshot
2nd July 2014 - Off exchange trading volumes are in decline against a backdrop of rallying markets, greater transparency and ongoing scandals. What are the statistics saying about emerging trends?
- Fair-weather trends
14th August 2013 - As computers grow stronger and meteorological models are refined, weather forecasts are improving. Anna Reitman reports on the ways weather data is being used in a variety of markets, and also why this source of information still has its limitations.
- The Campaigner
1st August 2013 - Haim Bodek, founder of Decimus Capital, talks to Automated Trader Editor Adam Cox about his campaign to shed light on the relationship between exchanges and a number of HFT firms.
- Report highlights cost to the buy side in new era of swap trading
5th June 2013 - A study by Sapient Global Markets illustrated the cost of the central clearing mandate under Dodd-Frank.
- How FPGA is becoming the financial acronym of choice
13th May 2013 - When Ross Freeman set off to work as a Peace Corps volunteer and teach mathematics in Ghana in the 1970s, did he have the slightest inkling of what his ideas might mean to the world's financial markets? Had he already conceived the invention that one day would allow trading firms to really think in terms of nanoseconds?
- The rise of the Texan sharpshooters?
13th May 2013 - There is a story about a Texan who fires a bunch of shots at the side of a barn. Once he's done shooting, he walks over to the barn, paints a target centred on the biggest cluster of shots, and calls himself a sharpshooter. So what, you may ask, does this have to do with swaps regulation?
- A few minutes with… Spencer Greenberg of Rebellion Research
13th May 2013 - Automated Trader catches up with Spencer Greenberg of Rebellion Research to hear about their work in artificial intelligence.
13th May 2013 - Alan Turing once famously posed the question of whether machines could think. Applied to today's ultra-competitive markets, the question becomes, can machines think well enough to make money? Anna Reitman reports on what some of the players using artificial intelligence-based systems have to say.
- HFT's good, bad and ugly need a holistic approach, report says
24th April 2013 - Borrowing from Sergio Leone, GreySpark Partners have issued a report on high frequency trading called 'the good, the bad and the ugly', which looks at implementation of warning systems and circuit breakers.
- Bond trading structure undergoing transformation, GreySpark says
18th April 2013 - GreySpark Managing Partner Frederic Ponzo tells Automated Trader about research which shows the fixed income undergoing a big transformation.
- Industry to SEC: We like the idea of kill switches, live test symbols and standards
2nd October 2012 - Top executives from NYSE, BATS Global, ITG, Citadel, GETCO and others came to the SEC to give their views on how the industry should tackle technology and software-related problems. Automated Trader has the highlights from the event.
- Tapping into the market's mood: how some investors use sentiment indicators to cut through the noise
10th September 2012 - Who's making the most of the market's mood swings? Those who mine news and data and use sentiment indicators, according to one group of players. Adam Cox reports from a Battle of the Quants conference.
- NYFIX Marketplace Provides Members with Greater Access to Japanese Liquidity via Metabit Partnership
10th July 2009 - managed, FIX-based trading communities in the world, gaining the ability to efficiently trade with more than 400 buy-side and 475 sell-side firms who are currently members.
- New York University Develops the "Super-Quant Manager" for Today's Wall Street
2nd November 2007 - New York University has announced a new dual-degree program that will give tomorrow's "quant jocks" both depth in quantitative skills and breadth in management perspective to effectively manage risk, sophisticated trading models and people in today's computation-driven financial markets. The joint MBA/MS in Mathematics in Finance degree is a partnership between NYU's Stern School of Business and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, both highly regarded by Wall Street in their respective fields.
- BATS Available via SFTI
16th October 2007 - NYSE TransactToolsSM, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX), today announced that connectivity to the BATS market center is now available via the Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure® (SFTI) ®.
- RTS Unveils New ASP Offering
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- Titan Trading Analytics Opens New York Regional Office
20th August 2007 - Titan Trading Analytics has announced that it is opening a new Titan New York Regional Office to assist with Titan's Grey Box (semi-automated) and Black Box (fully-automated) Currency and Commodity Trading Division under its USA Trading Operations.
- InfoDyne Integrates TPS+Plus with Interactive Data's PlusFeed
14th August 2007 - Interactive Data Corporation, and InfoDyne today announced that the two organizations have formed a new relationship focused on simplifying access to a broad range of global low latency data.
- Goldman Sachs' REDIPlus, JPMorgan's Neovest, and Morgan Stanley's Passport Connect to BIDS Trading
15th August 2007 - BIDS Trading, the newly formed alternative trading system designed to increase competition and liquidity in the U.S. equity block trading market, announced today the connection to three of the industry's electronic trading platforms: Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, L.P.'s REDIPlus, JPMorgan's Neovest, and Morgan Stanley's Passport.
- Morgan Stanley selects ULLINK's algo publication solution
18th April 2007 - ULLINK, specialist provider of global transactional solutions for the financial community, today announced that Morgan Stanley selected the UL REACH solution to publish algorithms to buy-side clients.
- Kx Announces Mac OS X Support for Kdb+ Database and Applications
17th April 2007 - Kx Systems, a high-performance analytics on streaming and historical data, has announced kdb+ database and application support for the Mac OS X operating system. Kx added Mac support because of increasing requests from kdb+ developers, who work in the leading global financial firms that comprise the Kx user base.