By Terry Flanagan
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|The chaotic scene outside #NYSE at 12N today. Photo by Markets Media editor.|
|Combing Social Media for Trading Ideas http://bit.ly/1dcDwpI #AlgorithmicTrading #DataManagement #SocialMedia|
|Active Investing Poised for Rebound? http://bit.ly/1bSt865 #Equities #Trading|
|Markets Media Post #FITIS2015 Tequila Tasting member event. Our own David Griffiths & Mohan Virdee with members.|
|BOX Focuses on Fundamentals http://bit.ly/1P2EP71 #Exchanges #Options #Trading|
|Closing session at #CTIS2015 — panelists debate over a glass of wine Liquidnet, Scotiabank, Millennium Information Technologies , Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada – IIROC|
|#CTIS2015 right now. Photo Credit: Courtney Cunningham|
|Investment Technology Group (ITG) at #CTIS2015|
|Pauline Shum of Schulich School of Business moderates #etfs panel @ #CTIS2015. CIBC ETFinsight WallachBeth Breton Hill on panel|
|Today Futures Industry Association PTG exec committee member Pat Hickey discusses market data at Canadian Trading and Investing Summit|
|‘Electronification’ of fixed income breakfast at #ctis2015 Quantitative Brokers HOOPP participating|
|Markets Media member event — whisky tasting last night The Flatiron Room|
|Excited about our Markets Choice Awards event tomorrow night at Marquee Nightclub NY! #MMMCA
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|‘Package’ transactions in which at least one of the swap components has been made available to trade (MAT) and is subject to the mandatory Dodd-Frank trade execution requirement, and at least one component is not a swap, must comply with applicable trade execution requirements by November 16.
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|The London Metal Exchange met its deadline for launching its own clearing house which has been designed to meet new regulations in Europe and give it flexibility to launch new products and expand in Asia.
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|“The most important thing is to turn that around, and talk about how #volatility itself can be thought of as a source of opportunity, and this notion of volatility as something that’s tradable You can invest in it.”
Full Featured Story: http://bit.ly/XY1lu5
|The foreign exchange markets, once dominated by big banks, are now starting to resemble other asset classes that use order books and electronic matching engines. The amount of spot FX trading being executed electronically continues to increase, especially among institutions.
Find out more in the Featured Story: http://bit.ly/1sEPzgw
|Make no mistake about it, the world of trading today revolves around applied science and programming more than it does experience in the trading pits, recruiters say.
Read the Featured Story: http://bit.ly/1wqE5kq
|Regulatory actions intended to avert the next financial crisis are forcing banks into a wait-and-see mode with regard to risk taking.
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|Can markets be both fair and efficient? “People have this romantic vision of what the markets used to be like, but the spreads were much wider, commissions were much higher. Going back to the floor would be like going back to manual telephone operators.”
Full featured story: http://bit.ly/1oDDcjf
|New regulations on disclosure of loan-level details for asset-backed securities may help demystify a market whose opacity contributed directly to the financial crisis due to an overreliance on credit rating agencies’ risk assessments of complex securities by market participants such as large financial firms.
Read the full Featured Story: http://bit.ly/1oywT0o
|For institutional asset owners, there is no magic bullet or single solution to move an investment portfolio from lagging its benchmark to outperforming. Rather, it requires a multi-pronged effort, spanning asset allocation, investment selection, risk management, and cost containment.
Read the Featured Story: http://bit.ly/1p8o90z
|Buy-side institutions are ramping up their information security to guard against cyber-attacks, boosting physical and network security, and crafting incident response plans. Given the risks and what’s at stake, these strategies are getting the attention and backing of senior management.
Read the Featured Story: http://bit.ly/1p47Di4
|Efforts to bring greater transparency to the fixed income markets have given impetus to continuous pricing of securities, which is common in exchange-traded products but is new to bonds.
“Fixed income has historically, as Mary Jo White points out, been a good old boys club where transparency has been an issue,” Bill Gartland, senior director of evaluated pricing at Interactive Data Corp.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1pP535y
|The hedge-fund model of investing, characterized by lock-up periods and an over-reliance on alternative investments, is out of step with the current economic environment, according to a veteran portfolio manager.
Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/1qmnpts
|Banks are hiking their usage of swaps compression in order to reduce their amount of notional OTC derivatives outstanding as new Basel III requirements kick in.
Starting in the first quarter of 2015, banks will have to report what their leverage ratios and supplementary leverage ratios.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1B22Ciz
|“Based on what we’ve seen so far, we absolutely are backing Chairman White and we think that a well-regulated market is an efficient market and it’s good for all investors,” Bill Harts, CEO of Modern Markets Initiative, an advocate group for automated trading, told Markets Media. “We’re actually very positive that she’s decided to take a look at this and we hope to be part of that debate as to how to best regulate the markets.”
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|The push for greater transparency in markets has led to calls for revamping Securities and Exchange Commission rules surrounding execution quality and order routing. The rules, known as SEC rules 605 and 606, respectively, are nearly 15 years old and out of date with current market dynamics, according to industry observers.
Read the featured story at Markets Media: http://bit.ly/1nExehH
|Global Trading Systems is a prototypical 21st trading company, combining market smarts with technology to derive a maximum ROI (Return on Innovation), according to co-founder Ari Rubenstein.
Positioned at the intersection of capital markets and technology, GTS labels itself as “an integrated trading and technology firm that combines market expertise developed in the exchange pits with industry-best software and network solutions.”
Read the Featured Story: http://bit.ly/1tAKM3x
|The past year has seen a significant uptick in the demand for data visualization, driven by the fact that the range of available analytics and data exceeds what can be looked at in a standard row-and-column format. This is particularly true in the equity space, but it’s also occurring in other asset classes such as FX and options.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1qjeEA7
|According to the 2014 Benchmark Study by the Options Industry Council, three out of five advisors have used options in the past 12 months, a 13 percent increase since the 2011 study. Advisors who were surveyed in the study anticipated their options use to grow 43 percent in the coming year. The new study also found that advisors are using options with more of their clients in 2014, and that options users are twice as likely to have larger, more successful businesses.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1pn19PY
|To get from Point A to Point B, Karl Scheer drives an eight-year-old Toyota Camry at a steady clip, at or near the posted speed limit.
As chief investment officer of the $1.2 billion University of Cincinnati endowment, Scheer utilizes a similarly non-flashy, straightforward approach.
Read the full strategy at http://bit.ly/XB0oZ7
|‘Know Your Customer’ regulations are compelling banks and corporations to develop methods for speeding the on-boarding and remediation processes for new customers.
Full Story: https://www.marketsmedia.com/kyc-compliance-burden-falls-banks/
|Will ICE-NYX be the first step in putting the fragmented US equity market back together again? http://bit.ly/1e1TIWU|
|Last Minute Halloween Ideas – http://bit.ly/1cmzdCO|
|Looking for the best places to go in Chicago? We’ve compiled a list of the best food, drink, and relaxation places in the Windy City! http://ow.ly/q8esh|
|Hedge Funds Want More from Prime Brokers http://ow.ly/q3zXe|
|The [Noble] Spirit (that launched a revolution) http://bit.ly/16qmlru|
|Noise Cancellation – Brandes Investment Partners works to tune out the din of daily market moves http://ow.ly/pT7Qj|
|A Young Entrepreneur With a Passion for Distilling http://bit.ly/1bM4qTO|
|Markets Media Life Compiled the Best Mens Accessories For #Fall http://bit.ly/1bf4cAh http://bit.ly/GNhI4w|
|How Visiting The Met Helps NY’s Economy http://bit.ly/1bRsvVY|
|Jason Bard Yarmosky http://bit.ly/18yMzLs|
|Welcome, Volatility http://bit.ly/156PZ7L|
|3 Apps You Can’t Live Without http://bit.ly/16eTDxd|
|STAND TAKER : SkyBridge Capital isn’t shy about getting behind its best ideas http://bit.ly/16ZMwFB|
|Robert Motherwell: Early Collages, Now Open http://bit.ly/19Q9QpU|
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|Meet Steven D’Angelo. The man behind Greenhook Ginsmiths, which happens to distill some of the best gin right in the heart of Brooklyn. http://bit.ly/15mTmo3|
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|A special thank you to our 2012 sponsors & supporters of our 5th annual Global Market Summit! Photos from the event are now available on now facebook or on Markets Media Online https://www.marketsmedia.com/markets-media-global-markets-summit-2012/|
|Looking forward to our 5th annual Chicago Trading & Investing Summit this Wednesday October 24th at the Conrad Hotel Chicago! Great content and speakers followed by cocktails on the terrace…|
|Markets Media gives a new meaning to round table discussions at the Canadian Trading Network 2012; Rooftop Content & Cocktails!|
|Our Chicago event last week was a smash! See photos for the event and be sure to follow us on twitter for upcoming event updates @MarketsMediaEV|