Does passive investing have room to grow?

Does passive investing have room to grow?

Volatility finally returned to the market in the first half of 2018, and by all accounts the market structure held up remarkably well.  To date,…

Regional Bond Dealers are Embracing Electronification

Regional Bond Dealers are Embracing Electronification

A discussion about how commercially available real-time trading technology—the type once only available to the largest institutions–is empowering regional dealers to compete with the global banks…

Market Structure Areas to Watch in 2018

Market Structure Areas to Watch in 2018

Product agnostic investing (you know you want to know), data trumping trading and trying to figure out what digital means in 2018 (didn’t we figure…

Putting Alternative Data to Work

Putting Alternative Data to Work

Alternative data is becoming a coveted tool for institutional investors seeking alpha. But as many on the buy side can attest, turning a seemingly endless…

Adapting to changes in the bond market

Adapting to changes in the bond market

The bond market increasingly goes electronic. How are investors embracing this? Kevin McPartland, Head of Market Structure Research at Greenwich Associates, joins Jill Malandrino at…

Are Bank Job’s at Risk from Technology?

Are Bank Job’s at Risk from Technology?

Only sort of.  I spoke to Bloomberg Radio today about predictions from Vikram Pandit that 30% of bank jobs will be taken by robots. Listen…

What Technology is Doing to Banks

What Technology is Doing to Banks

Another fun conversation between Jim Jockle from Numerix and I about what new technology means for banking, how it helps, how it hurts and why…

A good user experience still matters to bond investors

A good user experience still matters to bond investors

Below is the press release from my most recent Greenwich Report on the corporate bond market.  As the title implies, the buy side is starting…

High Frequency Needs High Touch

High Frequency Needs High Touch

Originally posted on the Greenwich Blog There is a tremendous amount of irony in the path high-frequency trading – excuse me, principal trading firms have…

Electronification, Budgets and Innovation

Electronification, Budgets and Innovation

I always have a lot of fun talking to Jim Jockle at Numerix, whether it be about quant models, financial markets or triathlons.  Unfortunately they…