23 July 2014

It’s Time for Real Innovation in the OTC Space

Sol Steinberg, OTC Partners

As a result of the complexities of the OTC derivative market, regulators are facing significant challenges to their goal of reducing systemic risk by improving market transparency, and the market faces constrained liquidity, fragmentation, reporting difficulties, and higher capital requirements in the short term. But the sacrifices will be worth it ... rest of story...


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    Execution Equalizer: Christian Hauff Talks Trade Execution Quality and TCA

    While electronic platforms and trade algorithms have made for more efficient markets, some buy-side participants believe it comes at a cost, and the cost is execution quality. Christian Hauff, co-founder and CEO ...
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    The HFT Arms Race

    Eric Budish, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discusses the arms race between high-frequency traders and whether the ceaseless drive for faster connection ...
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    The Risks in Trading Without Social Media

    Social media analytics tools have exploded. But can social media be trusted as a trading signal? According to Dan Watkins, global head of global sales and marketing, Infinigon Group, social media acts as a ...

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Were Mini-Options Designed to Screw the Average Investor?

Christopher Nagy, KOR Trading LLC

While mini-options could have been a real benefit to retail investors, brokers saw them as a cash-grab, and traders saw it as a way to take advantage of uninformed investors. One need not look further than the fee structure of mini-options to understand their impending demise. Continue

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CCP Clearing: How to Achieve Margin Efficiency & Asset Safety? London 05 Aug 2014 http://derivsource.com/articles/ccp-clearing-how-achieve-margin-efficiency-asset-safety Add to Calendar
CCP Clearing: How to Achieve Margin Efficiency & Asset Safety? Webinar, London & Paris 05 Aug 2014 https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1038706 Add to Calendar
STA Annual Market Structure Conference Washington, D.C. 01 -
04 Oct 2014
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