Posts Tagged ‘Investment Company Institute’

Mainstreamed Alternatives Pose Challenges

March 28, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

It is now official. (more…)

Will High-Frequency Trading Survive?

December 12, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Computer-driven fast trading has become a piñata for governments everywhere. Proposed policies could make many algorithm-based strategies infeasible. This vilification does not make immediate sense. Is public interest better served by non-computer-driven slow trading? (more…)


Traders Face Transparency

December 16, 2010

Chidem Kurdas

Goldman Sachs, among others, has suggested that the Securities and Exchange Commission require stock exchanges to disclose more information. This is one of the regulatory changes proposed in response to the May 6th “Flash Crash”. What does it mean for funds and other active traders? (more…)