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Video: Econoday’s Mark Rogers and TradingScreen On The US Economy: Week of 01/22/2013

January 22, 2013 Comments (0)

TradingScreen and Econoday’s Mark Rogers provide a look at key economic announcements for the US, and how last week’s results impacted the markets. In today’s segment, Mark looks at the numbers you should be watching this week, including existing- and new-home sales and home prices.  He also explains what drove US markets to five-year highs last week, analyzing better-than-expected housing starts, jobless claims, and other key statistics. Econoday reports, available on...

Axa Discusses Why They Went With TradingScreen in FX Week and The Trade

January 22, 2013 Comments (0)

Two great articles in major trades this month covering Axa Investment Managers and TradingScreen: First,  Axa IM to move FX execution to TradingScreen as it phases out FXall in FX Week quotes Lee Sanders,  London-based head of FX and money markets execution at Axa IM. Lee discusses why AXA IM adopted TradingScreen, citing our ECN, connectivity, order types, and transaction cost analysis (TCA) offering as the key reasons for the move. “The move is driven purely by efficiency, and what we...

TradingScreen’s Michel Croz Takes Men’s 40+ Division at ICMA Ski Competition in Zermatt

January 18, 2013 Comments (0)

TradingScreen’s Michel Croz won the Giant Slalom in the Men’s Over-40 Division at the ICMA Ski Competition in Zermatt last weekend, taking the top spot with a blistering 39.18 second run. Michel won bragging rights from some serious competition, as he went up against 120 attendees from some of the top Swiss / European banks in the Fixed Income arena. TradingScreen was well represented in Zermatt by Michel, a TradingScreen salesperson out of Geneva, along with salespeople Ludovico...

Video: Econoday’s Week-Ahead US Economic Round-up on TradingScreen’ sTradingSmarter

January 14, 2013 Comments (0)

TradingScreen is proud to introduce a new web series with Econoday’s Mark Rogers, providing a hard look at the economic announcements that matter for the US for the week ahead. In addition to a heads-up on upcoming releases, it also covers market consensus on key numbers and an analysis of how last week’s results impacted the markets. Econoday reports, available on TradingScreen’s award-winning TradeSmart EMS, provide alerts on upcoming economic announcements, and jargon-free...

Top Hedge Fund News Wrap: 11/12-11/16

November 16, 2012 Comments (0)

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Gold. They say gold because it seems to never lose its value. Gold is on pace to climb higher for the twelfth consecutive year according to International Business Times. John Paulson, billionaire hedge fund manager, and his firm made it clear they have no intentions of giving up their bullish strategy and huge stake of 21.8 million shares in SPDR. Billionaire investors George Soros and Louis Bacon also increased their stakes in exchange-traded...

Video: TradingScreen’s Hollands – ICMA Fixed-Income Roundtable Wrap-Up

November 15, 2012 Comments (0)

Chris Hollands, Head of EMEA Sales for TradingScreen, reports back on his panel discussion at the ICMA Roundtable – The Future of the Dealer Model in Bonds. Click on the video to view the video, covering the following topics: What the evolution of the equity market can tell us about the future of fixed income 0.12 Participants views on the timeframe for modernization 0.47 TradingScreen’s role in ECOB with Galaxy 1.39 What the future state of the fixed income market is going to...

TradingScreen CEO on MarketsWiki.tv: Dodd-Frank and the Futurization of Swaps

November 14, 2012 Comments (0)

Check out TradingScreen CEO Philippe Buhannic on MarketsWiki.tv, discussing how recent regulatory and business changes are driving the “futurization” of the swaps business. Watch the video above to learn: What the futurization of interest rate swaps looks like The new things you need to track when buying or selling swaps Parallels between the new swaps market and the futures and options business The major pain points for the buy side as it makes this transition Emerging technology...

Top Hedge Fund News Wrap: 11/5-11/9

November 9, 2012 Comments (0)

Damn the Returns, Full Fees Ahead! Hedge funds’ performance is down again. Reports have funds at a loss of 1.9% in the month of October, with the average fund down 0.5% due to a 2% loss in the S&P 500. This brings the total gains for the year to 1.1% compared to the 13% gain for equities worldwide. To be sure, even with the dip in returns, manager pay is up. According to news sources and the Glocap 2013 Hedge Fund Compensation Report, employees in marketing, compliance and senior investment...

TradingScreen’s Hollands at ICMA Roundtable – The Future of the Dealer Model in Bonds

November 9, 2012 Comments (0)

TradingScreen’s Chris Hollands will be a panelist at the upcoming ICMA roundtable: The Future of the Dealer Model in the Bond Market, this Monday, November 12, 2012 in London. The international capital market is experiencing a period of unprecedented structural change, coupled with increasing pressure on capital. It is likely that the regulatory measures introduced by the EMIR and MiFID II will cause the transition of trading from the OTC market to other venues, challenging the...

Video: TradingScreen Internship Experience

November 8, 2012 Comments (0)

Learn more about about the friendly, innovative and fast-paced internship environment at TradingScreen from someone who’s been there. Marion has just completed a six-month post-graduate internship with TradingScreen in New York City. She did such a great job that we offered her a full-time position as an analyst in our London office: Watch the video, above, or click the link to for more information on internships at TradingScreen.