FlexAdvantage Blog

24
Nov

Parabellum Markets Chooses FlexTrade for White Label FX and Liquidity Aggregation

Deploys MaxxTrader, A Turnkey ASP Front-End, For Trading Spot Currencies, Forwards, NDFs, Swaps & Precious Metals Great Neck, NY, November 24, 2014 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, announced today that Parabellum Markets has deployed MaxxTrader as its full STP and white label FX trading system to …

24
Feb

FlexTrade Named “Best Multi-Asset EMS” By Markets Media Magazine

Notches Honor for 2nd Consecutive Year at Markets’ Choice Awards NEW YORK, February 24, 2014 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the company has won for the second consecutive year the “Best Multi-Asset EMS” category at Markets Media’s Markets’ Choice Awards ceremony, which was held …

12
May

Spoofing and the Flash Crash – Six Things You Need to Know

By Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director Charges against a UK futures trader accused of manipulating the U.S. futures markets has ignited debate on whether “spoofing”  was a contributing factor in the 2010 Flash Crash in U.S. stocks. In the entertainment field, you often watch a spoof on Saturday Night Live, but the consequences are usually innocuous. ...
20
Apr

FX Trading – Seven Trends the Buy-Side Needs to Consider

By Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director It’s hard to escape the headlines about FX trading lately. Words such as rigging, currency manipulation, chat rooms and billion dollar fines are grabbing attention and alarming many buy-side customers. It's an environment that could give pause to investors, so it's interesting to note that, in spite of these transgressions, the ...
13
Mar

Quants, Compliance and the Buy-Side OMS

OMS Challenges for the Buy-Side As hedge funds turn to a more active, quant-style of trading, they often need to run pre-trade compliance checks on hundreds if not thousands of names within seconds. But what happens if an OMS is not built to keep up with the rapid pace of executions and compliance checks?  There’s ...