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Fixed Income Trading: New venues

A simple question came up recently in a conversation – how many new Fixed Income trading venues are there?  I could not think of anywhere th...

Monday, 27 June 2016

Windows 10: Wireless hotspot problems

I use a wireless tethered mobile phone for connectivity for a Windows 10 laptop. If the tethered, connected phone is moved out of range of the laptop then the WiFi connection drops. 

Saturday, 18 June 2016

Thomson Reuters, Redi, CRD and TradingScreen

Bloomberg ran this story on Thursday:
"Thomson Reuters Corp. is in late-stage talks to purchase trading technology company Redi Global Technologies LLC, according to people familiar with the matter."
--http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-16/thomson-reuters-said-to-be-in-advanced-talks-to-purchase-redi

Friday, 17 June 2016

Monday, 13 June 2016

MIFID2: Is MIFID2 the new Y2K?

A brief post on an interesting topic.  I recall the late 90s when we were told that Y2K would involve a near extinction-level-event.  Doom mongers talked of airplanes falling from the sky, nuclear powerplants going into meltdown and beer getting cold...

Investment Banking: Digital Transformation

Had a few interesting conversations on this topic recently. One theme that was raised repeatedly was the desire for a transition to more agile business, with the ability to change rapidly.