Bonds, AI, alternative data and the radio

Bonds, AI, alternative data and the radio

The more things are changing, the more interesting it is to do research.  And thankfully change doesn’t seem to stop coming.  The last decade has…

Trying to divine the evolution of the SEF landscape

Trying to divine the evolution of the SEF landscape

I’ve been at Greenwich Associates a little over a year now.  Since I’ve been here I’ve written a few blog posts about SEFs, but have…

US Treasuries are trading electronically, but we still need bond traders

US Treasuries are trading electronically, but we still need bond traders

I recently spoke with Bloomberg TV about a recent Greenwich Associates research report that examined the growth in electronic trading of US Treasuries by US…

Changes in U.S. Corporate Bond Market: Evolution, not Revolution

Changes in U.S. Corporate Bond Market: Evolution, not Revolution

I spent most of my summer digging through our 2014 North American fixed income data looking to see what’s changed in the past year and…

Stock Market Keeps Its Faith in Humanity (WSJ)

Stock Market Keeps Its Faith in Humanity (WSJ)

The Wall Street Journal has a great featured piece today on the importance of the sales trader, which is something we at Greenwich have been…

US equity brokers made more money than last year – finally

US equity brokers made more money than last year – finally

We’ve just released the results of our benchmark US equities study, based on almost 600 interviews with US equity investors.  While Greenwich has been conducting…

Setting FX Benchmarks with Observable Data – My Interview with CCTV America

Setting FX Benchmarks with Observable Data – My Interview with CCTV America

For a market that is so electronic, using observable data to set benchmark rates shouldn’t be much of a stretch.  About two weeks ago I…

Electronic trading of bonds is growing – sort of…

Electronic trading of bonds is growing – sort of…

We all know that the massive reduction in dealer inventories and the cost of capital has had a huge negative impact on liquidity in the…

Impartial Access: The CFTC Isn’t Messing Around This Time

Impartial Access: The CFTC Isn’t Messing Around This Time

The CFTC issued a slew of new guidance and rules last week, two of them particularly interesting and impactful.  First was the rule that requires…

Mandatory SEF Trading Does Not Equal Mandatory Electronic Trading

Mandatory SEF Trading Does Not Equal Mandatory Electronic Trading

Forgive me if I’m stating the obvious for some of you, but I’ve had this conversation more than once and felt some clarity was in…