Does TCA Really Work for the Buy Side?
Transaction cost analysis promises stronger executions. But buy-side trading desks may not always know how to pinpoint the information that can actually help them get the most out of their trades.
Fragmentation Coming to a Swaps Market Near You
Fragmentation is coming to the swaps market and dealers are preparing to spend heavily to build systems that can aggregate liquidity for their buy-side clients, according to a report by Tabb Group
IFS Taps Activ Financial's US Market Data for TCA
Intelligent Financial Systems selected Activ Financial's US equity market data to drive research and analytics for its LiquidMetrix Workstation product suite and new coverage of North American markets.
Traders Face Weak Hiring Prospects in 2012
Capital markets firms remain hungry for quants and risk management professionals. But quantitative analysts are likely to spurn Wall Street for more lucrative offers at social media powerhouses like Facebook or LinkedIn.