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The future of trading

I recently chaired a breakfast meeting on the future of trading with three key figures from the industry: John Serocold, Director, London Investment Banking Association; Wolfgang Eholzer, Head of Trading Systems Design, Eurex; and Eli Lederman, Managing Director, Electronic and Agency Trading Services, Morgan Stanley.  …

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The future of trading

I recently chaired a breakfast meeting on the future of trading with three key figures from the industry: John Serocold, Director, London Investment Banking Association; Wolfgang Eholzer, Head of Trading Systems Design, Eurex; and Eli Lederman, Managing Director, Electronic and Agency Trading Services, Morgan Stanley.  …

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Stirring BOAT’s waters

I am regularly hearing half-truths and inaccuracies to cause confusion and issue, and this is particularly true as the battle grows between the old and new exchanges, and the old and new players in the investment markets.  One example is BOAT, formerly Project Boat. Due …

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Stirring BOAT’s waters

I am regularly hearing half-truths and inaccuracies to cause confusion and issue, and this is particularly true as the battle grows between the old and new exchanges, and the old and new players in the investment markets.  One example is BOAT, formerly Project Boat. Due …

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Stirring BOAT’s waters

I am regularly hearing half-truths and inaccuracies to cause confusion and issue, and this is particularly true as the battle grows between the old and new exchanges, and the old and new players in the investment markets.  One example is BOAT, formerly Project Boat. Due …

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The alien world of Exchanges

Yesterday was interesting.  I was invited to speak at a conference for Exchanges  and the expected players were there: Deutsche Bourse, Reuters and the London Stock Exchange (LSE); and then there were the newer markets with the Prague, Warsaw and Bratislava Stock Exchanges; and then …

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The alien world of Exchanges

Yesterday was interesting.  I was invited to speak at a conference for Exchanges  and the expected players were there: Deutsche Bourse, Reuters and the London Stock Exchange (LSE); and then there were the newer markets with the Prague, Warsaw and Bratislava Stock Exchanges; and then …

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Banks accused of laundering

After yesterday’s news that Lloyds TSB and the Bank of Cyprus are accused of having "knowingly assisted" a money launderer, I do wonder whose job it is to police the financial markets for villains. Obviously, the banks will monitor fraudulent activity as they don’t want …

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Banks accused of laundering

After yesterday’s news that Lloyds TSB and the Bank of Cyprus are accused of having "knowingly assisted" a money launderer, I do wonder whose job it is to police the financial markets for villains. Obviously, the banks will monitor fraudulent activity as they don’t want …

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Banks accused of laundering

After yesterday’s news that Lloyds TSB and the Bank of Cyprus are accused of having "knowingly assisted" a money launderer, I do wonder whose job it is to police the financial markets for villains. Obviously, the banks will monitor fraudulent activity as they don’t want …

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The New Science of Buyology

Although Biology is a well-known science, there is a lesser known but of growing importance science that is also, by coincidence, called Buyology. Buyology has been used in other context (google the word and you get just over 500 returns, most of which are for …

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The New Science of Buyology

Although Biology is a well-known science, there is a lesser known but of growing importance science that is also, by coincidence, called Buyology. Buyology has been used in other context (google the word and you get just over 500 returns, most of which are for …

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