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Category: Trading


Activity, Regulations, Trading

Instant trade reconstruction is a challenge!

February 16, 2018

Via: Finextra

In regulated environments it’s imperative to invest now to future proof your business – the requirement for transaction reconstruction is not trivial and we suggest a systematic & proactive approach is superior to an ‘as and when’ attitude. Currently, trade […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Macroeconomic, Trading

We must stop this out-of-control trading or the US capitalist system will break down

February 12, 2018

Via: CNBC

Real harm is being done by out-of control trading. Market volatility is an outrage for Americans who have trillions of their dollars in 401(k) and other retirement and savings plans. Market volatility is an outrage for companies that hope someday […]


Activity, Regulations, Trading

SEC and CFTC Have Optimistic Outlook on Cryptocurrency and ICOs [VIDEO]

February 7, 2018

Via: Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE -The chairs of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), John Clayton and J. Christopher Giancarlo respectively testified before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday on their regulatory ideas and concerns on cryptocurrency. Surprisingly, the sentiment […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Macroeconomic, Trading

Fed will be forced to raise rates more rapidly than expected because of accelerating economy, survey says

January 30, 2018

Via: CNBC

Wall Street is looking for more economic growth this year, boosted by recently adopted tax cuts, but also more interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. Respondents to the CNBC Fed Survey expect gross domestic product to rise 2.9 percent […]


Activity, Trading

Cryptocurrencies: Is Your Compliance Team Ready to Monitor the New Wave of Trading?

January 26, 2018

Via: Finextra

So what is Bitcoin anyway? For those unfamiliar with Bitcoin, here’s a brief primer. Created in 2009 by an unidentified software developer and inventor who goes by the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is a form of digital currency that’s […]


Activity, Trading

Don’t Put American Express Stock on Your Credit Card

January 19, 2018

Via: TheStreet

First quarterly loss since 1992. 1992? The year hair metal was replaced by grunge? The year the World Series left the U.S.? Yup, but there is a caveat. The firm took a $2.6 billion fourth-quarter charge related to the tax […]


Activity, Trading

Morgan Stanley shares pop after bank reports better-than-expected earnings

January 18, 2018

Via: CNBC

Morgan Stanley posted fourth-quarter earnings and revenue on Thursday that beat analyst expectations, excluding a charge related to the tax bill, as strong results in wealth management offset a big drop in fixed income trading revenue. Here’s how the banking […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks rise, but bank weakness keeps Dow from retaking 26,000

January 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as major indexes recovered from a selloff in the previous session, though major financial stocks sold off after their quarterly results, limiting the overall market’s advance. What are the main benchmarks doing? The Dow Jones […]


Activity, Trading

Citigroup’s $18 Billion Loss Recalls Sins of the Financial Crisis, Shares Gain

January 16, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Citigroup Inc. (C) shares rose as the bank said its fourth quarter earnings exceeded analysts’ expectations, not counting a $18.3 billion loss it took to write down the value of tax credits saved up following its massive government bailout in […]


Activity, Trading

Bank earnings started off ‘mixed’ and ‘messy’ — and that’s likely to continue

January 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Shares of big banks have been on a tear since mid-2017 as investors began to anticipate a better business environment thanks to an improving global economy and business-friendly policies from Washington. But—and there’s always a but with bank earnings, it […]