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 array of data into something useful can be a complex and costly endeavor. Here I discuss the the findings of our research throughout 2017 and opine on where alternative data… Read More »
My latest Greenwich Research found that investors have seen a decline in dealer sourced liquidity, and that they’re concerned about it. It also found that more than expected are making prices in the bond market. It is very important to note, however, that price making is very different from market making. I explain in detail… Read More »
This was my first time chatting with Betty Liu at Bloomberg TV, which I really enjoyed. We discussed why the Fed shouldn’t hyper focus on short term market volatility, how bond market liquidity has changed but a crisis isn’t likely, and last but not least how relationships still matter even in this era of electronic… Read More »
This week as my first appearance on Bloomberg’s new morning show aptly called <GO>. Great new set and a fun format. In these two separate videos, we talk about our recently published Market Structure Trends for 2016 and the ongoing debate about whether or not the equity markets are rigged (spoiler alert; they are not).
Its been way too long since I’ve posted. Funny how writing for a living makes it hard to write your own blog. Something like “the cobbler’s kids have no shoes”. Anyway, we had a great trip to Chicago earlier this month for the annual FIA Expo. We were told that over 6000 people attended, which… Read More »
Early in November I chaired the FTF DerivOps conference in NY. The conversation in 2014 was a lot more about the market than it was at my first DerivOps in October 2008, when all we spoke about was what was wrong with the OTC derivatives market and who would the regulators do. The event this… Read More »