30 March 2017

Trade execution

Peter WilliamsCJC Ltd - London

MiFID II: Revenge of The Regulator

20 March 2017  |  4775 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I'm a movie lover. I've seen more than the average person and can re-watch the same film hundreds of times (I'm looking at you Star Wars, Jaws, Ghostbusters…). When you watch a lot of movies you start to spot the tropes, those little repeating themes, devices or motifs. One of my favourites is always just before the big third act set piece, in th...

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Regulations to Impact U.S. Asset Managers

14 March 2017  |  7165 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

North American broker-dealers and asset managers domiciled in the U.S. are watching their European counterparts gear up for compliance with MiFID II. But will MiFID II affect U.S. broker-dealers and asset managers based in the U.S.? Could the massive regulation that requires asset managers to unbundle research payments from executions, and quantify...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Thomas in Blockland

22 February 2017  |  3607 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Thomas the crossing network wasn't happy. For years he had enjoyed helping his friends buy and sell things amongst themselves. Sometimes he would even step in directly and agree to buy or sell somethi...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Is the Maker-Taker Pilot DOA?

15 February 2017  |  4886 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After more than a decade of debate, regulators are poised to act on a pilot for maker-or-taker pricing, a practice whereby market makers are paid a rebate to add liquidity and are charged a fee to rem...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Not all tails wag the dog

09 February 2017  |  3975 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Modern atomic clocks tick along much more consistently than the earth manages to rotate around its own axis, which varies due to climatic and geological events. Thus, every so often the global masters...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

CME Requires Guarantees on Trades

08 February 2017  |  4190 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The CME Group just amended rule 574 stating: “All connections to the Globex system, including direct connections of non-clearing members or customers, must be guaranteed by a clearing member that assu...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Let’s agree to disagree

27 January 2017  |  4459 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With hindsight, last year’s discussion about the differences in defining direct electronic access (DEA) under MiFID II and RegAT may have been somewhat premature. Firstly, with the change in both the ...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Six Trends for Currency Markets: Volcker, Dark Pools, Blockchain Top List

24 January 2017  |  5027 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Political shocks such as Brexit and the U.S. election of Donald Trump jolted the foreign exchange markets in 2016, fueling more trading activity for hedge funds and bank trading rooms. Uncertainty a

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Pre-Trade Risk for Futures in the Future

21 January 2017  |  4189 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Liquidation Only. Did your heart skip a beat? In futures and options trading when we hear “Liquidation Only” it means that something went wrong. Someone is losing money. The broker wants all new inves...

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Paul Blank
Paul BlankTradAir - London

Understanding the quality of FX liquidity provision - why not all FX liquidity is created equal

15 January 2017  |  4022 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Global FX markets are in transition, the catalysts include tougher regulation, higher capital costs and reductions in leverage ratios. As a result, we are seeing continued fragmentation of liquidity a...

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