What the Cloud Really Means for Custodians
Cloud is increasingly becoming the basis for IT infrastructure, and that can fundamentally change the way that custodians do business, contends StatPro's CEO Andrew Peddar.
Swap Dealers Expect Smaller Profits Under Dodd-Frank
The Dodd-Frank bill is likely to boost the amount of liquidity floating throughout the swaps market, but most dealers believe profits will be hard to come by in the new landscape, research by Tabb Group contends.
EU Tax on Speed Trading Will Harm Investors – Experts
A proposed tax on financial transactions by European regulators will severely hurt high-frequency traders and ultimately harm all investors and market makers in the process, industry experts tell Advanced Trading.
Nasdaq OMX Introduces UltraFeed
Partners with Quodd Financial Information Services to deliver a feed that combines equities, options futures and index data into a single stream.
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.