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Steve GrobFidessa - London

What can we learn from Apple, Microsoft and London taxis?

30 October 2012  |  3284 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Three stories in the FT today showed how different firms are positioning themselves to meet the changing competitive landscape. First, Apple announced that it was shaking up its senior ranks after the maps fiasco on its latest iPhone. Is this the first sign of unrest at Apple since the demise of the inspirational Steve Jobs? And, more to the poi...

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Sebastien JaouenEtrali Trading Solutions - Paris

Big Data...Big Deal?

25 October 2012  |  2076 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the recent introduction of recording for voice and SMS on mobile phones for trading activities in the UK, many technologists were raising the issue of “Big Data” as additional voice recording requirements contribute to the growing repository of data being held by their firms to meet with regulator requirements. Although regulators around the...

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Sebastien JaouenEtrali Trading Solutions - Paris

Hare and tortoise: the fastest is not always the strongest

19 October 2012  |  1778 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Despite the current economic turmoil, we have recently witnessed a frenetic race for ultra low latency, privileging speed over costs. But now the reality of these decisions is catching up and trading ...

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Paul GowCJC IT Ltd - London

Back to the future

28 September 2012  |  2512 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It occurred to me the other day that in a world where everything seems to come in cycles, market data appears to be no different. If you go back as far as I do in this business and I’m guessing that ...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

Is the time up for HFT?

28 September 2012  |  2819 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Few can have missed the fact that Germany is set to go it alone on curbing HFT, although it looks like the rest of Europe won’t be too far behind. The proposed European legislation will insist upon ...

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Mike RhodesSAS - LONDON

High-Frequency Trading: is there really a place for it?

24 August 2012  |  4275 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

Not long since my previous post, but a story published yesterday caught my eye upon which I feel compelled to provide comment. Most of my time over the past year has been spent speaking to regulators,...

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Mike RhodesSAS - LONDON

Regulation Revolution: Let's Get Proactive

15 August 2012  |  2766 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

With the public accusation of money laundering against Standard Chartered, and its subsequent settlement with the New York State Department of Financial Services, it got me thinking – how do the regul...

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David MorganSunGard - London

Total cost of ownership in European broking

16 July 2012  |  3101 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For smaller European broking firms, particularly those engaged in regional business, the implementation and management of technology and connectivity across multiple trading venues post-MiFID is provi...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

Whilst my breath is still warm

06 July 2012  |  2953 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Good to see that the HFT community is finally starting to educate the regulators and policymakers. As we all know, the debate hinges on whether these firms are really acting as electronic versions o...

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Philippe CarreSUNGARD - LONDON

Chinese Metals

19 June 2012  |  2653 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Cross-border M&A among exchanges has proved difficult lately. The latest attempt, the purchase of the London Metal Exchange by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, might actually go through - but...

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