Pipeline’s Misuse of Client Information
As a journalist who wrote about Pipeline many times over the past 7 years, I can’t believe the firm would deceive its clients about how and where it was executing trades.
ITG Boosts Swaps Offering With New Futures Algorithms
Investment Technology Group Inc. announced the launch of a suite of futures algorithms that offer a range of flexible strategies for traders that are either looking to stake out positions or hedge their portfolios.
Volatility Pulls the Buy Side into Alternatives
While the popularity of alternative asset classes, ranging from equity options to currency and gold futures, has been growing for several years, participation in alternatives among asset managers and retail investors has skyrocketed this year as traders have sought to cushion their portfolios against the zigzagging stock market or, conversely, to make bets on the volatility.
Alpha Bets: Alpha or Beta, Which Are You?
The investing world is bifurcating into two camps: those generating alpha and seeking uncorrelated returns, and those focusing on beta and capturing index- based returns. Which camp you are in makes all the difference in the world.