Yesterday, CySec Chairman Demetra Kalogerou unleashed a dose of vitriol onto several hundred senior CySec executives. Here is a view from within
Podcast episode #7: FX is a funny business! FXCM and Boston Technologies alumnus Jonathan Baumgart talks Consultancy, brokerage operations and humor
FX is a serious business indeed. Sometimes, however it can be amusing. Charismatic stand up comedian and institutional FX technology specialist Jonathan Baumgart looks back at his leadership positions at FXCM and Boston Technologies, and explains how to operate a retail brokerage in new and interesting regions
Podcast Episode #6 – New CFD rules, multi-asset MetaTrader 5 flexibility and Australia’s client money regulations with Jeff Wilkins
Andrew Saks-McLeod and ThinkLiquidity Managing Director Jeff Wilkins look at Australia’s ruling in which brokers must use their own capital for hedging, ASIC’s comparability with the US regulators, MetaTrader 5 gaining ground and why diversification of risk and asset into new areas is a boon for retail brokers and clients
Podcast Episode #5 – IB networks and trading seminar in uncharted territories: The pitfalls and the success
Blackwell Global’s Jean-Raphael Nahas is an expert in establishing and maintaining critical introducing broker networks across the world. We speak to him on how FX brokers can enter and sustain business in critical new regions via local networks
Putting one’s foot in it via email distribution lists, Donald Trump, a spot of spirited humor and why politics and FX are inseparable. James Trescothick and Andrew Saks-McLeod share a lively debate
Podcast Episode #3 – Senior FX industy figure Ron Finberg on the modernization and technological direction of the financial industry
How can banks modernize themselves? Will the traditional institutions follow the avantgarde electronic trading sector, and which areas are those that are critical in terms of needing more development? Cappitech’s Ron Finberg is a man who knows!
Andrew Saks-McLeod and Paul Orford examine the current explosion in Prime of Prime and non-bank institutional liquidity provision, and how this will go one of three ways!
Andrew Saks-McLeod and Paul Orford examine why Vine and Meerkat failed, and why the vast majority of the world’s 6 million retail FX traders want a good, solid trading platform and high quality reliable execution rather than gimmicks and baubles.