The TradeTech Twitter Reel: Catch up on what’s been happening!

Today it seems one of the easiest, most efficient ways to stay on top of what’s happening right now, no matter what your industry, is Twitter. Sure, many financial institutions still ban it – but we at TradeTech love it. And at least while you’re away from your desk you can check in to see what the latest buzz is all about. Here’s a snippet of our tweets from the last few days which will give you a glimpse of the action. (The tweets are in backwards chronological order.)

TradeTech: 38% of traders @TradeTech said that the sell side adds the most overall value in emerging and frontier markets, 20% said in Asia /36 minutes ago

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TradeTech: 45% of traders @TradeTech said they see commission rates trending stable from here, 33% said slightly lower, 15% said lower /42 minutes ago

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TradeTech: 43% of traders @TradeTech say they most value block liquidity sourcing from the sell side trading desk, 35% value access/electronic trading /50 minutes ago

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TradeTech: The buy side is rewarding brokers that are adding real value to the trading process – Anthony Huck, RBS @TradeTech /58 minutes ago

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TabbFORUM: ANOUN: NYSE Euronext and Tokyo Stock Exchange to Explore Network Linkage http://tinyurl.com/ycauonq /1 hour ago

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TradeTech: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9ffd87d2-44a5-11e0-a8c6-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=rss /2 hours ago

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Convertbond (Lawrence McDonald): @charlierose doing a great job interviewing the panel @TradeTech Conference #Manhattan /21 hours ago

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TradeTech: Discussion: How is low latency likely to impact your business ? http://tinyurl.com/4p95ekn#conventions /5 hours ago

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TradeTech: Robert Thomson, Managing Editor, Wall Street Journal, speaking now @TradeTech /17 hours ago

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TradeTech: We’re going to need to increase products we can export overseas – Robert Wolf, UBS, @CharlieRose panel @TradeTech /21 hours ago

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TradeTech: The relationship b/w the president and Wall Street is night and day from a year ago – Robert Wolf, UBS #TradeTech panel w/ @charlierose /21 hours ago

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TradeTech: @CharlieRose moderating our #TradeTech panel on the future of Capital Markets right now! /21 hours ago

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TradeTech: About to hear from Charlie Rose @TradeTech! /21 hours ago

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TradeTech: Video Interview: @MorganStanley “The next drive for #ElectronicTrading innovation is not @LowLatency – It’s #Liquidity” http://bit.ly/fPmKAo /22 hours ago

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TradeTech: We can get a little lazy on the buy side, but you can’t use the same hand all day-you have to change your strategy – Chris Willox, Fenimore /1 Mar

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TradeTech: Trading is a game-it has always been a game. Depending on which side u r on you’ll either feel good about that or feel slighted #TradeTech /1 Mar

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TradeTech: Take a look at Bloomberg and do a job search for high frequency trading and see how many results pop up – it’s a lot – #TradeTech /1 Mar

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TradeTech: Xavier Rolet Wrestles Technology at LSE as Rivals Steal M&A Show – Bloomberg bloom.bg/hra7jZ via @BloombergNow /1 Mar

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TradeTech: Discussion: How is the trading landscape impacting your broker management strategies? http://tinyurl.com/4p95ekn#conventions /1 Mar

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TradeTech: Get ready for #ITG breakfast tomorrow where @JimMullerITG will talk about some fascinating new technology they have! #TradeTech /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Typically productivity falls when economy is shrinking but during this recession, productivity rose #TradeTech /28 Feb

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TradeTech: When Lehman fell in 2008, things were so nasty b/c Lehman was unwinding risk in a very sloppy and uncontrolled fashion – Larry McDonald /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Round tables in full swing here @TradeTech – everyone looks deep in discussion…we’ll have to see what the buzz was about @ cocktail hour! /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Just interviewed Lawrence McDonald – author of the Lehman Brothers inside story. /28 Feb

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TradeTech: 38% traders @TradeTech said there is no best way to handle gaming /28 Feb

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TradeTech: 53% of traders @TradeTech feel high-frequency trading has had a negative effect on trading performance /28 Feb

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TradeTech: 71% of traders @TradeTech said most important method for executing trades is opportunistic/liquidity seeking algos /28 Feb

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TradeTech: 55% of traders @TradeTech said they plan to grow their allocation toward electronic trading this year /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Dept. of Labor requests: Find a process so that repeated requests can be handled quickly – Lori Hoch, Cortina #TradeTech /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Your internal compliance expects you to know what to keep, for how long, & assumes you can produce documents quickly – Lori Hoch #TradeTech /28 Feb

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TradeTech: If you get an SEC exam, they will send an exam letter and expect the 280+ items filled out in a week – Lori Hoch, Cortina #TradeTech /28 Feb

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TradeTech: SEC examiners are NOT traders – they don’t understand your biz so you need to learn what they want to know – Lori Hoch, Cortina #TradeTech /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Discussion: How can you customize your Algos to achieve maximum performance on each trade ? http://tinyurl.com/4p95ekn #conventions #finance /28 Feb

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TradeTech: Getting ready for TradeTech USA to get started! /28 Feb

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