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Angry at HFT? Point the Finger at Reg NMS

April 23, 2014 - Traders columnist Robert Stowsky dissects how Regulation NMS, and its mandate to promote market efficiency and not equality, is at the heart of the ongoing debate surrounding market structure.

ACE and IBM Join to Offer Hedge Funds New CyberSecurity and Compliance Solutions

April 23, 2014 - In this age of cyber-terrorism and the need for increased compliance and security, hedge funds are now being offered a new suite of products from ACE IT and IBM.

FNEX and DealMarket Look to Boost Liquidity in Private Equity

April 22, 2014 - FNEX and DealMarket are joining forces to increase private equity market liquidity.

COMMENTARY: Developing Themes

April 22, 2014 - By scrubbing data, looking into news developments, and searching out these themes, we do not only find one idea but sometimes several opportunities within an industry group or sector.

Direct Edge Looks to Implement Standard Identifier on EDGX

April 22, 2014 - Exchange operator Direct Edge announced today that is simplifying the way the buyside codes its order flow.

TECH TUESDAY: Buyside Liquidity Improvement Tools Come from S3

April 15, 2014 - Trading technology vendor S3 has launched a suite of execution quality tools that are designed to maximize the quality of liquidity sought by both the buy- and sell-side.

Capital Institutional Services Trades Fixed Income on Lightning TradeDesk

April 15, 2014 - CAPIS is now executing fixed income trades on SS&C's Lightning TradeDesk system.

On Time: Buysides Must Synchronize Their Trading Systems

April 15, 2014 - Tick tock - in today's HFT market, every buyside firm must synchronize its systems in order to trade effectively.

Flash Boys Whistleblower Spills Thoughts on Market Structure, HFT

April 11, 2014 - Traders Magazine, a sister publication of Securities Technology Monitor, recently spoke with Richard Gates, the whistleblower cited on pages 114 through 118 in Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys." Gates offered Traders his insights into several topics including HFT, trading and dark pools.

Charles River Adds Global Benchmarks to Managed Data Service

April 9, 2014 - Charles River, a provider of front- and middle-office trade management solutions is now giving traders expanded data benchmarks in its managed data service.

Etrali Trading Solutions Launches Compliance Suite

April 9, 2014 - Compliance officers just got a new tool to help govern the trading process from Etrali - the Etrali Check Suite.

BT Netrix Announces Next Gen Touch Screen Turret for Traders

April 8, 2014 - Traders can now trade at the swipe of a finger or easy touch. BT Netrix has introduced the BT Netrix Hi-Touch, a new touchscreen device, to help traders manage their workflow more easily and efficiently.

COMMENTARY: The Flash Hash - The Exaggerations of Michael Lewis

April 8, 2014 - In a guest commentary, PDQ's Keith Ross discusses Michael Lewis' recent book "Flash "Boys" and the whole high-frequency debate.

More than Two-Thirds Want More Accurate Data for Integrated IBOR: Survey

April 7, 2014 - Over two-thirds of participants viewed front-office demands for more timely and accurate data as the main business driver for considering an integrated IBOR.

SunGard Launches Data Transparency, Advanced Analytics and Reporting Systems

April 3, 2014 - SunGard is bringing more transparency to data management and reporting to the private equity world, offering three new systems designed to streamline front, middle and back office operations.