FlexAdvantage Blog

25
Sep

Data Analytics Overtakes Big Data

While the concept of big data has focused on the problem of collecting and processing vast quantities of data i— the trend is moving toward data analytics.

4
Jun

Buy-Side Savviness for Data Analysis Shakes Up Broker Allocations

As asset managers become more data-driven in their analysis of execution quality, they are reallocating order flows among their broker-dealer relationships at a faster pace. 

15
May

FlexTrade Launches FlexAlgoWheel

FlexTrade today announced the rollout of FlexAlgoWheel, the next generation, data-driven interface to algo selection that incorporates real-time internal and external inputs as well as TCA to optimize the broker and algo selection process.

15
Aug

TradeTech FX (London, September 13-15, 2016)

Stop by FlexTrade’s booth # 7 for information and a demonstration of our sell-side, multi-asset EMS and OMS trading solutions. Experience how the solutions trade and process equities, portfolios, ADR’s, FX, ETFs, futures and options.

11
Jul

FX Week e-FX Awards: Best Trading Technology Vendor – FlexTrade Systems

FX Week Chooses FlexTrade Systems as Best Trading Technology Vendor for 2016. FlexTrade’s David Ullrich and Peter Bondesen comment.

2
Jun

Markit Integrates TCA Data into FlexTrade’s EMS Platform

Markit today announced that it has integrated its transaction cost analysis (TCA) data into FlexTrade’s FlexTRADER EMS platform, a multi-asset portfolio and single security trading system.

25
May

Trade Secrets

Sell-side brokers, asset managers and institutional investors are all increasingly using transaction cost analysis to reduce costs and improve regulatory compliance. Global Investor’s Paul Golden investigates. FlexTrade’s Andy Mahoney comments.

12
Apr

TCA Trends: Venue Analysis Tops Buy-Side Priorities

It’s no secret that institutional traders are utilizing transaction cost analysis (TCA) for equities trading as a tool for measuring execution quality and reducing slippage against trading benchmarks. But now that TCA has matured in equities, the question is where is TCA moving next?

7
Mar

TCA: Bridging the Gap Between Equities and FX

Transaction cost analysis has been the Holy Grail of best execution in equities trading, but the evolution of TCA in foreign exchange trading must consider the OTC nature of currency markets.

17
Feb

A Hard Look at Last Look in Foreign Exchange

The debate over ‘last look’ in foreign exchange trading has resurfaced in 2016 as regulators continue to eye the practice and investors worry about slippage and potential market abuse. Regulators are said to be scrutinizing FX dealing platforms that contain last look, a controversial practice that enables market makers to delay or reject trades from customers after they’ve agreed to a quoted price.

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