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Jared Dillian
Traders Magazine Online News

The Great Rebalancing

In this guest blog, the author examines the need for portfolio rebalancing as time progresses.

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SEC Launches New Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology

The FinHub will serve as a resource for public engagement on the SEC's FinTech-related issues and initiatives, such as DLT, digital assets, automated investment advice, digital marketplace financing, AI and ML.

Addressing Challenges in the Blockchain

A new Greenwich Associates report identifies the technology challenges slowing the roll-out of Blockchain in the financial markets.

BlockClick Unveils Dual Listing Format on Six Swiss Exchange

The new format will allow companies to list an equity and token, which can be traded side by side.

Articles

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

New Blood

Fresh-faced yet experienced graduates are entering investment firms in strong numbers. Traders looks at this crop of bright young things and the new skills and placing new demands on the buyside.

The New Topic

Some unintended consequences from the credit crisis of 2008 and the regulations that followed have come to light. Also, buyside firms are gathering their traders to rate the research and execution services from the sellside in relentlessly thorough scoring sessions.

A Clear Answer on HFT

High-frequency traders and supporters claim that HFT is helpful to the equity market. The data presents a starkly different story.

Better Data Emerges After Rules Battle

Once the fight for new regulations settled down, an unintended victor has emerged: the data and data systems used by today's traders.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: Connecticut STA Golf Outing

In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY Traders Magazine has picked up its own caddy and clubs and looks back to October 2003 and the Connecticut Security Traders yearly golf outing.

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