Waters – Asia Report December 2009

“The Asean exchanges are entering new territory,” says Kevin McPartland, senior analyst at capital markets research and consulting firm Tabb Group. “A successful linking of…

Advanced Trading – Derivatives Reform Debate Heats Up with House Vote Today

“Systemic risk is still the underlying issue,” says TABB’s McPartland. “Derivatives reform is not really about markets reform; it’s all about reducing systemic risk.” Click…

Reuters – CME to launch CDS clearing house, signs 8 big banks

“The buy side seem to like the CME model more than ICE,” said Kevin McPartland, senior analyst at TABB Group in New York. “There is…

Bloomberg – Geithner Backs Limited Exemptions to Derivative Rules

“This is not a good direction,” said Kevin McPartland, a senior analyst in New York at financial-market research and advisory firm Tabb Group. “It must be…

Futures – Next Step For OTC Regulation

Kevin McPartland, senior analyst at Tabb Group, doesn’t think position limits will force U.S. business overseas. “There is some level of harmonization between the U.S.…

Trader's – High-Frequency Trading Is a Tough Game

The cost of the technology and infrastucture needed to support high-frequency trading is “tens of millions of dollars” per year, according to Kevin McPartland, a…

The Economist – Over the Counter, Out of Sight

Indeed, commercial banks in America have pocketed $115 billion from cash and derivatives trading in the past ten years, according to the Office of the…

Bloomberg TV – Innovators: Optimizing Profits

My thoughts on where financial services technology is going along with other industry experts. http://www.bloomberg.com/avp/avp.htm?N=innovators&T=Innovators%3A%20Optimizing%20Profits&clipSRC=FLASH/innovators/innovators_broadcast-optimizing_profits_v3.flv