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A Fresh Look: Gate 39’s Stiles Brings New Tear Sheets and CTA Database To Managed Futures Blog,Tech / HFT,Video

Shane Stiles, founder of Gate 39 Media, hasn’t seen much he likes about the managed futures and hedge funds investor reports, so he built out a new tearsheet design application. Now he wants to help investors and fund managers find each other with a new database. Scroll down to see the entire story. To see the full layout and design: click HERE.    

Data and Fintech Rocking the Free World Blog,Tech / HFT

(Editor’s Note – Scroll down to see the entire story. To see the full layout and design: click HERE.)

Take One: Data and Fintech Rocking The Free World Blog,Tech / HFT

Jim Kharouf

Over the past two years, market participants have bemoaned the monetization of data by the largest exchanges. CME raised the ire of the trading community last year with the increased data fees, especially at a time when many in the trading community were hurting from new regulation requirements, more technology investments to meet those demands, and a generally lousy trading environment with not a lot of movement in key markets. And there is the ongoing grumbling of traders that it is they who create the prices, not the exchange, and without them, there wouldn’t be any data to sell at…

FinTech Exchange Chicago Gets Democratic Blog

FinTech Exchange Chicago 2015, hosted by Barchart, was held on April 23 and featured a host of great speakers. Scroll down to see the “Best of the Lightning Round” video, or several of the full presentations. To see the full layout and design: click HERE.

FinTech Chicago Gets Democratic Blog,Tech / HFT,Video

Today’s financial technology dialog is often about a word you don’t usually associate with it – democracy – bringing software, data, reporting, testing and trading to the masses. And it’s not just one size for everyone – its customizable too. At the FinTech Exchange 2015 Chicago event, 13 firm executives spoke during its lightning round and one prevailing theme was the shift in technology from “tools you can use” to “tools that help you design what you want.” Drew Shields, director of product management at Trading Technologies, said that his firm is more focused on using a variety of technology…

Fintech Exchange 2015: A Chicago Story Blog,Tech / HFT,Video

Fintech is more than just a buzzword. Fintech is a movement – a global, top to bottom overhaul of financial systems, from consumer transactions at the grocery store to speed of light derivatives trades, to multi-billion dollar interbank payments. And on April 23, 2015, the center of fintech will be Chicago. Barchart OnDemand, in association with FinTEX Chicago, will host Fintech Exchange 2015, a half day event featuring live presentations, a panel discussion and networking, all centered on the state of technology for financial markets and trading firms.   For trading firms and the technologists that supply them, Chicago has…

John Lothian Newsletter: Banks May Have Overplayed Their Hand Fighting Wall Street Regulation; In Bonds, One Man’s Big Sales Pitch; SGX names new head of China business John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read SEC Charges Former Brokerage CEO for His Role in Fraudulent Scheme SEC The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the former CEO of a global investment services firm’s brokerage subsidiary agreed to pay more than $783,000 and admit wrongdoing to settle a case involving employees under his control misleading customers. The SEC previously charged ConvergEx Group subsidiaries, which paid $107 million and admitted wrongdoing to settle the charges. The SEC also charged two former employees in that enforcement action, and later separately filed a case against a different former ConvergEx subsidiary CEO that is pending in federal…