Raymond James Chooses Rapid Addition
The broker is using Rapid Addition's FIX technology to extend Microsoft's BizTalk middleware for TRACE reporting of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities to FINRA.
Mexican Broker Implements FIX Flyer
Actinver Grupo Financiero is using Fix Flyer's engine for routing client orders to the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores as well as Daytona Monitoring to measure latency of FIX sessions with all counterparties.
Q&A With BTIG's Chief Risk Strategist Dan Greenhaus
Although Standard & Poor's downgrade of the United States' top tier credit rating sparked a swift and massive selloff in the global equity markets, it won't affect how institutional investors and hedge funds build their portfolios, according to Dan Greenhaus, the chief global strategist at international broker dealer BTIG.
Inside the Buy Side's Decision to Colocate
Once the dead-end warren for housing old emails, expired market data and other bits of corporate effluvia, today's financial data center is where the action is. Forget the exchanges - these days you're more likely to find a listless remote shot of a lonely CNBC reporter on an exchange floor (if you can find an exchange floor) than the hustle and bustle of yesterday.
ICE Unveils Brazilian Electric Power Exchange
Global clearinghouse and exchange operator IntercontinentalExchange announced the launch of a Brazilian marketplace for trading electronic power contracts, a platform it said will boost pricing transparency in the nation's energy sector.