By Steve Krawciw MiFID II is projected to take force in January 2018, and most financial institutions touching European financial markets will be subject to the MiFID II rules. MiFID II touches many areas of financial practice: trade execution, investor communication, risk monitoring and control, governance and reporting, as well as margining and fiduciary limits. Many
We are Number 1!!! Grateful to all!
By Steve Krawciw A race for Fintech innovation at the Big Banks is on. As described in detail in our new book, “Real-Time Risk: What Investors Should Know About Fintech, High-Frequency Trading and Flash Crashes” (Wiley, 2017), whoever is the first to streamline and speed up traditionally cumbersome processes via automation will reap the first rewards. The
We are tremendously excited and grateful to have our book named Number 1 New Release in Financial Risk Management by Amazon.com!!! Here is a close-up!
Irene Aldridge, a co-author of “Real-Time Risk: What Investors Should Know About Fintech, High-Frequency Trading and Flash Crashes” (Wiley, 2017) has been invited to speak on Big Data, Finance and Market Risk at the Finadium’s exclusive buy-side-only Investors in Securities Lending conference. The conference will take place in New York City on April 3, 2017.
By Steve Krawciw Imagine this: a car pulls up to your neighbor’s house. Two pleasant ladies come out from the car and tour the house. In the next 30 minutes, the house is sold and closed. Is this some sci-fi fiction? Not at all: this is the reality coming to a location near you. Banks are approaching the
In the Spring of 2013, a lively discussion on LinkedIn went like this: “If someone says ‘Big Data’ one more time, I am going to throw up”, declared Head of Marketing at a prominent software firm “Agree, ‘Big Data’ is such an annoying buzzword”, chimed in Head of Research at a mid-tier broker-dealer “Uh, it’s
By Irene Aldridge You are in an unfamiliar terrain, looking somewhat like a lunar landscape. Turning around, you observe craters and oddly-patterned star formations. Your hands are in thick blue gloves. All of a sudden, you hear a scream – a wild high-pitched tone. And then you see the source: a three-eyed creature rapidly
By Irene Aldridge President Trump has announced sweeping deregulation and the financial services industry rejoiced. While I am personally a strong proponent of free, deregulated markets, one of the proposed deregulation measures may simply be outdated, even before the underlying regulatory measure is still to be enacted. Of course, I am talking about the Department
Thanks to our publisher, Wiley, our new book “Real-Time Risk: What Investors Should Know About Fintech, High-Frequency Trading and Flash Crashes” is released ahead of schedule. Order your copy today on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/Real-Time-Risk-Investors-FinTech-High-Frequency/dp/1119318963