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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Next Steps in Bond Trading: All-to-All Matching Catching on?

04 April 2017  |  4251 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Corporate bond trading platforms are in the news again. Platforms that have launched innovative all-to-all trading protocols are attracting buy-side firms to their venues. Despite skepticism a few years ago that all-to-all platforms wouldn’t attract liquidity, platforms like MarketAxess with Open Trading and Liquidnet’s have gained traction on the...

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David DonovanSapient Global Markets - Boston

Data Analytics as a Service in Asset Management: Moving from Assumption to Fact-based Modelling

14 February 2017  |  10510 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The year is shaping up to be one where my dialog with leadership within large financial institutions shifts from “I want to do digital” to “Show me how digital helps me become more competitive.” Digital has become table stakes and the asset management industry is now focused on how components within digital, such as data analytics, cloud or mobile,...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Pre-Trade Risk for Futures in the Future

21 January 2017  |  4307 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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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Understanding Futures Transaction Flow - Basic Introduction

13 January 2017  |  5744 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have used the following flow diagram (included at the end of this post) to explain to many people how someone trading a listed future contract on a screen actually has money moved into our out of th...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & ops
Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

A fool with a tool is still a fool

25 May 2016  |  3653 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Machine Learning is getting a lot of buzz. I hear questions from our clients as we have successfully implemented it in our trading surveillance tool. We use machine learning to score the likelihood th...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

A Transforming World for Broker Dealers

12 April 2016  |  5740 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

US Regulators are seeking a “Culture of Compliance” among trading firms. Global regulators are increasing their scrutiny of market manipulation. New regulations are requiring broker dealers to know mo...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Of Broker Dealers, Machine Learning, Capital Utilization, and Profitability

18 March 2016  |  9809 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Over the past couple of years I have had the good fortune to discuss the need for improved understand of profitability and capital utilization in broker dealers. Frustrations abound. Discussions on th...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & ops
Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Algorithmic Trading, Agile, and Continuous Delivery

17 February 2016  |  6537 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Agile development methodology and Continuous Delivery has delivered on many promises. We have all seen Faster development cycles Faster IT reaction times Better prioritization of business objecti...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

FINTECH from Chicago

12 February 2016  |  2506 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

FINTECH, market exchange access, electronic trading, pre-trade risk controls, and compliance especially related to the Futures & Options Markets

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Ed Daniel
Ed Danielesdaniel.com - Europe

A Grid too far?

05 October 2007  |  2861 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's quite something isn't it - grid technology - the concept of a super computer at your disposal, able to provide high performance computing resources to your entire IT estate. However, rather than ...

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