In general terms (and very simplistically), a company or startup will have an idea “I want to make talking Barbie dolls that take comments from their owners and put them on the block chain, thus making them available to all the other Barbie dolls therefore making the doll more enjoyable for longer” says virtual exchange IT executive Paul Foley
“Multi-asset capability is increasingly important as traders look to expand their horizons”, says ex-COO of IG Group’s institutional division Mark Chesterman.
“If a prime of prime focuses heavily on marketing their product as a “prime” service, rather than a service which specialises in providing bespoke pricing, clearing and (critically) execution services, then they are advertising themselves as a simple credit intermediary” – Jonathan Brewer, Managing Partner, IS Prime.
Prime of Prime brokerage and what really matters! How to structure your brokerage. FinanceFeeds Documentary
Trade execution in OTC derivatives is a burning issue among regulators and clients, as is how to source genuine liquidity. We go into detail on how to make sure this is done to your advantage, and done properly. Here is our documentary in Waltham, Massachusetts
Get your diaries ready! Join us for the FinanceFeeds FX industry conference in Limassol Cyprus on June 21. Here is the agenda
Join the leaders of the FX industry for discussion, lively debate and essential networking opportunities at the FinanceFeeds conference on June 21 in Limassol Cyprus. Discussion panels on important subjects with a lively debate and a chance to meet the key decision makers in the FX business globally.
Integrating cryptos into trading platforms the professional way: Exclusive interview with Gold-i CEO Tom Higgins
It is very important to ensure the financial stability of your cryptocurrency CFD market maker because you will be bilaterally trading with them and will almost certainly be required to deposit a substantial amount of money with them says Gold-i CEO Tom Higgins as he details how the firm’s CryptoSwitch technology empowers brokers wishing to maximize their ability to offer cryptocurrency CFD products
Wave of cryptocurrency fanatacism dissected! Interbank trader and institutional FX executive delves deep
A career in Wall Street’s global financial institutions and a comprehensive knowledge of the institutional multi asset trading world gives Richard Perona a presitigious standing. Want to know how those at the forefront of trading view crypto assets and ICOs? Here is a very open analysis
Prime of prime firms tempted to look toward high net worth direct business are upping their minimum deposit amount as fear sets in
FinanceFeeds dissects the entire situation and speaks to the banks and the traders concerned.
FinanceFeeds looks at how a fraudulent attempt to sell an attendee list for iFXEXPO is being sent to industry executives. We also look at the lead stealing/recycling/affiliate marketing scams that exist, largely on Israeli soil and surrounding Israeli companies. Our advice: Do not buy it.
What it takes for a retail FX broker to succeed in APAC and be recognized for it – An interview with easyMarkets Australia
“We are trading tool innovation leaders, our dealCancellation system being particularly important. This allows traders to effectively emulate the last look practices which are usually reserved for Tier 1 bank FX trading desks and creates a tremendous amount of trust in such markets, especially China. We also have a new product that we are about to launch called ‘easyTrade’ which is effectively ‘no margin trading’ on 30 minute, 3 hour or 6 hour options” – Daniel Byrne, Managing Director, easyMarkets APAC
FinanceFeeds reports the view of actual traders on EAs, and looks at the difference between the disdain shown for them in the West and the absolute dependency in Asia. There is a good reason for it though…
eToro’s expansion into Asia: Another VC investment, another upward move in APAC. An Interview with FinanceFeeds in Shanghai
FinanceFeeds China met Paul Henry Familiaran, eToro’s Head of Southeast Asia Region, following the company’s $100 million investment round led by China Minsheng Financial.
What makes you tick? FinanceFeeds delves into the buying habits, lifestyles and career priorities of 2000 FX industry professionals
Are you driven to build your career in FX, and do you care about leadership or status? What goals are important? Progress and dedication, or frivolous spending? We look at a cross section of 2000 FX industry employees to look at what is important to them, with some very interesting results.
And therein lies the heart of the argument – a White Label agreement is truly a two way relationship between counterparties, so each and every efficiency that can be incorporated allows companies like CMC Markets to spend more time helping the partner develop and promote the proposition to their user base, says Tony Cross during a conversation with CMC Markets Institutional Operations Manager Michael O’Sullivan
Forex companies and parties affected by NFA decisions should make sure that they exhaust all administrative solutions first before taking the organization to court.
The debate about counterparty credit crunches among Tier 1 prime brokerage has died down, but the circumstance of gaining prime brokerage agreements remains very much a contentious issue. We look at what the current situation is and what may change in the near future when looking for bank FX liquidity from proper partners
The recent well publicized restrictions from Google and Facebook affecting Financial Trading on currencies and cryptocurrencies will see blockchains with no way to advertise on these platforms and only regulated brokers within their jurisdictions to advertise – excluding affiliates. The odd factor here is that it took pressure from Canada on Google to make this change and not regulators such as FCA, CySec or Bafin, says Nicc Lewis, CEO of Expozive
What matters when setting up your brokerage to connect with liquidity partners? How does a retail platform access the market, and how to brokerages maintain a stable technological environment? FinanceFeeds delves deep into the critical factors that really matter when running a retail FX brokerage and looks at how to structure YOUR trading environment in a fully detailed documentary in the home of retail FX, Limassol, Cyprus.
FXCM’s Special Committee admittedly never adequately investigated the Board’s oversight during the periods covered by the CFTC and NFA investigations.