Profile of Phil AlbinusContributing Editor
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 440
Phil Albinus is the former editor-in-chief of Advanced Trading. He has nearly two decades of journalism experience and has been covering financial technology and regulation for nine years. Before joining Advanced Trading, he served as editor of Waters, a monthly trade journal that analyzed the challenges of the CIO for sell side, buy side firms and exchanges. He has moderated countless briefings, webinars and industry panels. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the State University of New York at New Paltz and lives with his wife and three children in Ossining, NY. Follow him in Twitter at @philalbinus
Articles by Phil Albinus
posted in May 2013
An old-school hedge fund hotshot set off a firestorm saying that women traders lose their edge when they have children. The same goes for divorced dads. Is he right?
The proposed 5 percent cap on dark pool trading could have a sharp impact on asset managers who need the anonymity of unlit trading venues, say critics.
After several high-profile arrests for insider trading, the head of the rich yet beleaguered SAC hedge fund may call it quits to avoid jail time.
On the anniversary of its founding, the New York Stock Exchange shows signs of strength in an uncertain world.
While lawmakers and regulators take a long hard look at high-frequency trading, the firms that trade near the speed of light are donating money like never before.
After Goldman Sachs discovered that Bloomberg journos were keeping track of their viewing habits over their Bloomberg terminals, traders have some decisions to make about the company that provides their market data, trading tools, IM and more.
She took a job with rival Goldman Sachs and allegedly e-mailed customer files to herself. And now CS wants to stop her. Can they?
Hackers are becoming smarter, more resourceful and more brazen. Is your investment firm fortified against someone who has the power to bring your operations down?
As traders look for the fastest way to trade, one connectivity provider may have an answer: Sending data and trade orders via microwaves. So, what happens when it rains?
Like an addict chasing the next high while evading their family, the police and reality, high frequency traders are in a similar state of denial.