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…

Tech upgrade needed for derivatives clearing (Financial Times)

The FT did a great job covering TABB Group’s new research piece looking at the technology challenges facing clearinghouses and dealers as they prepare for…

State Street Launches Swap Clearing Operation

Swap clearing is not just for the big banks. State Street’s announcement is further proof of that. With (lots of) money and a high credit…

Survey gives thumbs up for new swap trading rules (Financial Times)

TABB Group recently conducted a poll of swap market participants regarding varies issues surrounding the creation of swap execution facilities (SEF) and the proposed rules…

US rules exemption on forex swaps near (Financial Times)

Dodd-Frank talks about the swaps market as a whole – meaning all swaps. Sure, it breaks out securities based swaps and a few others, but…

Quick View: OTC swaps fight brews (Financial Times)

Despite the CFTC’s postponement of the SEF proposal release, debate still came on quickly as to their prescriptive approach surrounding trading model. These quotes are…

Rate swap traders wait for no man (Financial Times)

Interest Rate Swaps have taken over for CDS as the OTC derivative product in focus for market participants and regulators.  They look to be the…

Regulators may silence derivative squawk boxes (Financial Times)

With the financial reform bill officially law its time to get down to details.  One big area in need of clarity is OTC derivative executions…

FT Mandate – Desperately seeking OTC enlightenment

This article provides a good overview of OTC derivative market regulation and the views of various industryparticipants.  I like how I’m quoted here – gives…