Monday, February 2, 2015
by LMAX Exchange
LMAX Exchange CEO, David Mercer, comments that the recent public perception of High Frequency Trading as being the poorest incarnation of Big Finance could be the result of particular journalistic approach and the reality is that HFT is here to stay. David states, the markets require liquidity and the best liquidity providers are the best high frequency market makers, who incidentally are situated in banks and proprietary trading firms with no differentiator. It could be public perception can be changed with a combination of greater education and more responsible journalism.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
by Research & Analytics
Though the currency market is still chopping around following this latest wave of USD profit taking, there have been some notable developments that could have a more meaningful influence going forward. Perhaps the biggest development has been the latest reaction to Wednesday’s discouraging US durable goods print.
Chart Talk - Technical Overview of the Major Markets
Technical & Fundamental highlights
- solid data
- retail sales
- safety demand
- SNB nervous
- sentiment shift
- oil recovery
- Macro accounts
- Geopolitical risk
Thursday’s performance v. US dollar (8:55GMT)
- Monetary Policy and the Economy, J. Hussman, Hussman Funds (March 23, 2015)
- Messed-Up Macro, R. Skidelsky, Project Syndicate (March 24, 2015)
Thursday, March 26, 2015
by Andy Harrison
USDJPY 119.494 | EURUSD 1.09702 | EURJPY 131.086 | AUDUSD 0.78443 | NZDUSD 0.76212 | USDCAD 1.25195 | EURCHF 1.0528 | USDCHF 0.95979 | GBPUSD 1.48804 | EURGBP 0.73722 |
Interbank Ranges as of 6am London time
USD/JPY 119.57 | 118.85
EUR/USD 1.0994 | 1.0958
EUR/JPY 131.10 | 130.505
AUD/USD 0.7851 | 0.7800
NZD/USD 0.7611 | 0.7571
USD/CAD 1.2529 | 1.2473
EUR/CHF 1.0544 | 1.05215
USD/CHF 0.9607 | 0.9586
GBP/USD 1.4897 | 1.4873[...]
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
by Nick Zeeb
I’ll be giving a talk called “Programming Bitcoin in Java” at Riga Dev Day on the 22nd of January.
The talk will cover:
What is Bitcoin?
How does it work?
How to use the bitcoinj open-source library
The future of blockchain technology
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