Yearly Archives: 2011

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Where Do We Go Now? Ow ow ow.

By Carson Dahlberg, CMT Special to the TradeTech Blog We are at a major inflection point. Major. Currently, we are at multi time framed resistance, near 1250. The very good news, is that once a…

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MiFID 2 and the Eurocrisis

We are very excited to bring you this last post before the weekend, exclusive to the TradeTech Blog, written by David Hughes, Director of ATMonitor, the buy-side only trading intelligence service… The financial markets generally…

Euro-Pizza: The MiFID II Takeaway?

MiFID II – 10 key takeaways that will give you indigestion

Just back from a two week trip around Asia and Australia that took in dark pool seminars in Hong Kong and Singapore and attendance at the FPL conference in Sydney. In my absence, it seems…

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It Ain’t Over ‘Till the Volatility Lady Sings

By Carson Dahlberg, CMT & Kirk Northington, CMT Special to the TradeTech Blog Volatility has been amazing to watch. Literally, volatility has been volatile. Vols are pumped like this summer. But, that’s here. How about…

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MiFID II Proposals – Your Whistlestop Briefing

It’s been two years in the making, with speculation, hearsay, leaks and lobbying-a-plenty, but finally the MiFID II proposal has now been published by the European Commission. What a shame, then, that its arrival has…

Why has Europe been so slow to adopt ETFs?

Why has Europe been so slow to adopt ETFs?

Despite being one of the US market’s fastest-growing financial products in recent decades, the exchange-traded fund (ETF) has so far failed to win over European traders to quite the same extent. But many experts still…

Analysing and assessing the different options to build a reliable long-term low cost consistent system

In House Vs. Off-The-Shelf? A Panel Debate

Direct from TradeTech Architecture in London last week we have the full and very interesting discussion around this hotly debated topic. The panellists and the moderator analyse and assess the different options to build a…

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TT’s Top Headlines: UBS, SocGen, The Eurozone & Greece, The Volker Rule, Quant. Easing…

EU Sees Coordinated Action on Bank Capital Business Week Shares up on euro bank plan hopes BBC High-street banks attacked over account switching policy The Independent Investment banks need ethics as well as a desire…

HFT in Europe: What are the Options?

HFT in Europe: What are the Options?

With the ‘big reveal’ of MiFID II imminent, firms that make use of HFT are preparing to make an aggressive push into the European options markets thanks to the new trading platforms the regulation will…

Tax the rich! Badges aren't always right...

Don’t punish the rich with taxation… incentivise them

We at The TradeTech Blog are delighted and privileged to welcome our latest guest contributor, Chris Skinner, Chairman of the Financial Services Club and CEO of Balatro Ltd. This article originally appeared on his own blog The Finanser, which we…