Forefront Communications

TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Trading Technology Perspectives

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

Simply put, without the major strides in tech upgrades undertaken in recent years, it would have been impossible for the capital markets to have functioned as seamlessly as they did in a “work-from-home” environment this year. In this edition of Forecast 2021, technology providers OptionsLive, LiquidityBook, Itiviti and Fixnetix deliver insights into current trends in… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Trading Technology Perspectives

TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: ATSs Discuss Innovation, Competition

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

Changes brought on by the SEC’s Reg ATS more than 20 years ago looked to foster competition and innovation in the capital markets. That has never stopped, as the fruits of Reg ATS continue to flourish in today’s market, with the intended consequence of greater competition and investor choice. In this Forecast 2021, four ATSs… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: ATSs Discuss Innovation, Competition

TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Exchanges – The New Guard

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

Innovation is the hallmark of the U.S. capital markets, and the exchange world is no exception. In this edition of Forecast 2021, the new exchanges — the ones that don’t trace their lineage back to the Buttonwood Tree or to Bunker Ramo or to a trading floor in the Chicago Loop — bring their fresh… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Exchanges – The New Guard

TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Exchanges – The Old Guard

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

Exchanges have played a major part in every groundbreaking market structure change over the last 25 years. In this Forecast 2021 article, NYSE, Nasdaq, Cboe and the TMX give their outlook in this Q&A, compiled by Sam Belden and staff at Forefront Communications. In our Forecast 2021 series, we bring you reflections and predictions from… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Exchanges – The Old Guard

TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Electronic Trading & Market Structure Outlook, Part 2

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

What were the trends in market structure and electronic trading this past year, and where are they headed? This edition of Forecast 2021 introduces movers and shakers in the market structure and trading space who offer their outlook for what’s next for the industry, written by Sam Belden & staff at Forefront Communications. The year… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Electronic Trading & Market Structure Outlook, Part 2

TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Electronic Trading & Market Structure Outlook, Part 1

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

What were the trends in market structure and electronic trading this past year, and where are they headed? This edition of Forecast 2021 introduces movers and shakers in the market structure and trading space who offer their outlook for what’s next for the industry, written by Sam Belden & staff at Forefront Communications. The year… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Forecast 2021: Electronic Trading & Market Structure Outlook, Part 1

TabbFORUM: The Future of Capital Markets & Fintech: Introducing “Forecast 2021”

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

It’s time once again for the end-of-year stories that not only look back, but also look into the future. Introducing “Forecast 2021” is a series of nine stories that will run for the next two weeks, giving the lay of the land from industry experts in areas like market structure, electronic trading, Fintech, Regtech and… Continue reading TabbFORUM: The Future of Capital Markets & Fintech: Introducing “Forecast 2021”

Why I Ride FAR: Wall Street Executives Share Their Motivations for Supporting Autism Research

Victoria Sanseverino

Victoria Sanseverino

Wall Street Rides FAR is an annual series of charity bike rides benefiting the Autism Science Foundation. Launched in 2015 by Bryan and Melissa Harkins, both Wall Street veterans, the event sends professionals from across the financial services industry on a variety of scenic routes through Westchester County, ranging from 20 miles all the way… Continue reading Why I Ride FAR: Wall Street Executives Share Their Motivations for Supporting Autism Research

TabbFORUM: Eighteen Months In, MiFID II’s Impact on Research and Execution Is Felt Far and Wide

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the record volumes and volatility that came with it still fresh in our minds, it feels like a natural time to look back on the last time the financial services industry faced wholesale disruption. A year and a half ago this month, MiFID II was implemented by the European Union,… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Eighteen Months In, MiFID II’s Impact on Research and Execution Is Felt Far and Wide

TabbFORUM: The Buy Side and Outsourced Trading

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

For many investment firms, managing their trading infrastructure can be a costly and complex challenge. But buy-side firms can improve execution and save costs by outsourcing all, or parts, of their trading operations. Andrew Walton, head of European business at Tourmaline Partners, shares his experience and observations. For many investment firms, managing their trading infrastructure… Continue reading TabbFORUM: The Buy Side and Outsourced Trading