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HFT Debate Highlights Need for Transparency


In the recharged debate about high-frequency trading touched off by mainstream news coverage of Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys, there is … Read more

Business Continuity Via the Cloud


Virtualization, mobility and cloud technologies have broadened the possibilities for business continuity and disaster recovery, both of which form an integral component of information security. Read more

Europe Weighs in on ‘Flash Boys’


Mark Hemsley, chief executive officer of Bats Chi-X Europe, said he disagreed with claims in Michael Lewis’ new book that … Read more

Traders Look for Speed Outside Equities


Sanjay Shah, chief technology officer of NanoSpeed, a provider of ultra-fast low latency trading technology, said traders are interested in … Read more

Alger Takes on Giants


New York-based asset manager marks a half-century as an equity growth boutique Read more

Software AG Enables Market Surveillance


For institutional market participants operating in today’s high-speed electronic markets, the risks of trades going wrong are arguably more acute … Read more

Bats Chi-X Europe to Benefit From Direct Edge


Mark Hemsley, chief executive of Bats Chi-X Europe, said there will be benefits from the merger with Direct Edge even … Read more

State Street Launches ETF Platform in Europe


State Street Global Exchange has launched its online FundConnect platform in Europe, which is designed to reduces transaction times by … Read more

The Market Speaks


As the name implies, the Markets Choice Awards are a function of what market participants tell us. Here’s a sampling of what they said this year... Read more

Lifetime Achievement: Thomas Joyce


IT IS SAID THAT it’s not what happens to you in life that’s most important, rather it’s how you respond … Read more

Best Technology Company: REDI


EVERY TRADING-TECHNOLOGY provider says its value proposition is unique, but true differentiation is easier said than done. One tech concern … Read more

Best Derivatives Risk-Management System: Calypso Technology


THE OTC DERIVATIVES industry has undergone upheavals since the credit cri­sis led to regulations such as Dodd-Frank and Emir, which … Read more

Innovators of the Year: IEX Group


THERE HAS BEEN much hand-wringing about how the evolution in market structure has resulted in suboptimal trading experi­ences for some … Read more

Best Fixed-Income Trading Platform: Tradeweb


FIXED INCOME HAS remarkable breadth as an asset class, with thousands of issues spanning government, corporate, agency, and municipal debt, … Read more

Best Buy-Side EMS: Portware


DURING 2013, PORTWARE built on the momentum of its Alpha Vision product, which it had rolled out the year before, … Read more

Best Co-Lo Facilities Provider: Equinix


DURING 2013, data-center provider Equinix continued to execute on its strategy of bring­ing together network providers, asset man­agers, brokerages, exchanges … Read more

Best Data Provider: Bloomberg


BLOOMBERG HAS BEEN a leader in refer­ence data for years, and in 2013 it launched new products and services to … Read more

Best Futures Exchange: CME Group


TOTAL TRADING VOLUME ON CME Group increased 10% in 2013, across a broad array of products including agriculture, interest-rate, and … Read more

Best Options Technology: OptionsCity Software


2013 WAS A BANNER year for OptionsCity Software. The company grew from 46 to 59 employees – and, perhaps most … Read more

Best Equities Trading Platform: Deutsche Bank Autobahn


THERE ARE NO ELECTIONS on Wall Street, but it can be said that market participants vote with their feet, and … Read more

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