Tag: Hedge Funds

Increased Cloud Adoption Should be a No-Brainer for Hedge Funds

Its been a while since I’ve written a real techy piece, so had a fun time with this one.  While it might seem a bit out of left field given a recent focus on fixed income market structure, it is in fact the growth of structured derivatives trading that is making the use case for […]

Hedge Funds Face Higher Capital Requirements Under Senate Bill (Bloomberg)

A tightening up of  end user exemptions would have more hedge funds falling under proposed capital requirements and OTC derivative clearing and execution mandates.  This language is up for quite a fight in the Senate still, as the definition of “Major Swap Participant” will have major implications for the financial markets post-reform, but it seems […]

AbsoluteReturn – Hey, you, get on my cloud

This article talks about adoption of cloud computing by hedge funds.  Most agree it has a place, but that place is limited.  A clip: Kevin McPartland, a senior analyst with the research and advisory firm TABB Group, says one function that may not be cloud-ready is trading. Placing trade-order management or execution onto servers in […]