Jul 18, 2014
Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Janet Yellen has begun to articulate a prudent approach to monetary policy.
Jul 11, 2014
Recent revelations regarding opaque dark pools and algorithmic traders in the equity market has left a major market still in the dark: the bond market.
Jun 27, 2014
Recently, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority began publicly reporting dark pool activity.
Jun 20, 2014
Despite lower trading volumes and volatility in recent years, algorithmic trading continues to disrupt the market. One successful trader recently told me: "The more opaque the markets are, the more money I make."
Jun 13, 2014
This past month, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority required dark pool traders to publicly report their activities on a security-by-security basis.
Jun 6, 2014
Bitcoin is recovering nicely.
May 30, 2014
Large institutional investors, such as pension funds, are not happy with the relatively poor performance of hedge funds in recent years. Despite their high fees, traditional hedge fund portfolios sometimes fail to surpass stock market indexes for their clientele.
May 23, 2014
The overall landscape of the global financial markets is not on sound footing, as scandal after scandal continues to erupt. The newest episode involves the $5.3 trillion daily foreign exchange (forex) market.