Profile of Phil AlbinusContributing Editor
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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 2012
The options markets do not have high hopes for the social media giant. Next stop: $10 a Share.
His name is Boaz Weinstein and he turned Jamie Dimon's lemon of a bet into sweet lemonade.
It wasn't all Facebook, Facebook, Facebook this week, although you could be excused for thinking that this was all anyone was talking about. Along with a badly bungled IPO, we found scintillating quotes about insider trading, quants vs. humans and a passionate defense of private equity from an unlikely source in a presidential election year. Enjoy AT's Top Quotes of the week -- and remember to have some fun this Memorial Day Weekend.
The man who brought quantitative trading to Goldman Sachs is starting a new fund with greater oversight of the process - by real people.
With a new Australian subsidiary, the money manager is looking eastward.
An overblown IPO and a blown out European economy are bringing nothing but bad news to the US as we struggle to emerge out of a nearly four year-old recession.
The exchange-operator had to postpone the listing of the social media giant for half an hour this morning.
Today, quants are Wall Street's hottest commodity, and competition for their services is fierce. To fill the quant pipeline, Wall Street's top firms often turn to elite graduate programs from the nation's top universities.
Wall Street firms may be shedding jobs, but they still need quants. Baruch College's Jim Gatheral and Dan Stefanica discuss what's in store for the Quant Class of 2012.
Wall Street golden boy Jamie Dimon is in a PR nightmare - usually the realm of Goldman Sachs. What would the reaction be if the CEO in the penalty box were Lloyd Blankfein?
As Wall Street firms were making a case against Dodd-Frank and The Volcker Rule, JPMorgan loses big on a prop trading bet that blew up in their face.
Since the market's loss of nearly 1,000 points two years ago, circuit breakers have been activated with greater frequency.
With more than 25 years of experience, Ian Bowell has been appointed as the firm's new Head of Technology in the Americas.
The much-anticipated IPO has a low, low price but you'll be lucky to get a piece of the action. Is that fair to the people who made Facebook into the Social Media Giant it is?
On May 1st, the organizers behind Occupy Wall Street called for a general strike. Although no unions joined in, protesters revived their demonstrations against Wall Street. Here's a look at some of people who are pushing for change.