Another successful iteration of Buy-Side Technology North America came and went this week. Tim wraps up BST's coverage of the event, and ponders the explosive mood at one panel in particular.
In what was by far the most colorful and contentious panel at the Buy-Side Technology North American Summit held today in New York, three electronic market-makers debated what's wrong with the ongoing industry, regulatory, and political discussion around…
Tim consults a pair of lobbyists for their take on the Flash Boys kerfuffle and straightforward microstructure improvements that can be made today. In the process, he also fits in two hopelessly dated television references.
As auditing demands increase, so does the need for storage solutions that can quickly retrieve trade data from exact moments in time.
The high cost of exchange market data─combined with unscheduled fee increases and a proliferation of new fees for previously free-of-charge data─continues to burden consumers, and is preventing newer firms from entering the market, according to a panel…
As it becomes prohibitively expensive to be among the fastest players, Max says firms are realizing that trading isn’t a 100-meter sprint, but more of a “tough mudder,” where speed alone isn’t a sustainable differentiator unless accompanied by strategy.
As ultra-low latency becomes harder and more expensive to achieve, some firms are deciding not to pursue further upgrades, and focus their efforts elsewhere, said panelists at Inside Market Data Chicago