Author Archives: Heather Fitzpatrick
We found this blog entry, Data Predetermined the Real Winner in the Latest US Election interesting.
When preparing candidates for job interviews we are sometimes asked what questions they should ask the potential employer. This article by Jeff Haden in Inc. Magazine: Job Interviews: 5 Questions Great Candidates Ask, poses some good options. It is important to note that no matter how senior-level you are, it is good to go over the basics. Wall Street Oasis, targeting […]
Check out this blog entry on the meaning of all things quant. We think you will find the premise of this piece, written by Andy Nguyen on www.quantnet.com, thought provoking. Here’s an excerpt: “Applied to a person, the Platonic ideal is someone with a quantitative PhD and a deep understanding of financial theory, who applies […]
This week our question is for the Head of Electronic Trading at a recognized algorithmic trading firm. Q: Where do you think trading execution is heading over the next five years? A: The evolution and transformation of Wall Street trading desks over the next several years will continue to move further away from the traditional trading desks that […]
This week our question is for a FX eCommerce Consultant. Q: What do you see as the main criteria buy side clients rely on when deciding what platforms to use? A: It really depends on what their objectives are. Some firms need to manage a number of sell-side relationships, and chose a platform that facilitates […]
Dodd-Frank’s Impact on IT – Interesting article concerning Dodd Frank, Capital Markets and Technology – http://www.wallstreetandtech.com/regulatory-compliance/229200184