Won’t Get Fooled Again:  Fixed Income Industry Regulations (2 of 2)

Won’t Get Fooled Again:  Fixed Income Industry Regulations (2 of 2)

Compling with Regulations while Making Money

Redux of Part 1

In Part 1 of Won't Get Fooled Again: Fixed Income Industry Regulations, we discussed the key regulations that are or are about to be most...

Won’t Get Fooled Again: Fixed Income Industry Regulations (1 of 2)

After Us, the Deluge

The financial crisis of 2008 shocked the world.  A natural reaction to this disaster was the creation of new regulatory regimes in multiple jurisdictions aimed at preventing a...

Bids and offers ain’t [fixed income] noise pollution.

(Authors Note:  First, our heartfelt apologies to AC/DC for making reference to your 1980 song "Rock & Roll Ain't Noise Pollution" in a fixed income piece.)

It’s a Brave New World

In the Good Old...

The Problem of Information Leakage in Fixed Income

The Challenge of Lost Information in a World of Plenty

Generally, when market participants talk about information leakage, they mean giving up sensitive information to the market that hurts their...

How to get a competitive advantage in fixed income  (How to buy a parser)

Fixed income markets are overwhelmed with information and moving towards standardized data dissemination, the real question is:  How do I get a competitive advantage? 

In a prior post, we discussed...

Don't Miss This Fixed Income Market Change

 There is only one kind of shock worse than the totally unexpected: the expected for which one has refused to prepare.”― Mary Renault, The Charioteer

 

There is a massive change afoot in fixed...

How Much Does Fixed Income Technology Cost? Much More Than You Think.

In recent years, an unfortunate byproduct of decreased dealer balance sheet is the resulting problem of information overload in the fixed income market.  The crux of this issue is the manual trading...

Fixed Income Liquidity Everywhere:  But not discoverable enough to drink.  (3 of 3)

 As discussed in Parts I and Part II, access to liquidity is currently being hindered by the overwhelming amounts of data available on fixed income electronic trading platforms, in messages and from...

Fixed Income Liquidity Everywhere:  But not discoverable enough to drink.  (2 of 3)

 In Part 1 of this series, we discussed one of the problems in the way in which fixed income market participants consume information and how to overcome it.

In Part II, we will consider another...

Fixed Income Liquidity Everywhere: But Not Discoverable Enough to Drink (1 of 3)

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, we've all discussed the effects of balance sheet decline and lack of fixed income liquidity ad nauseam.   This same period also has brought us an explosion...

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