FlexAdvantage Blog

22
Nov

Will Overnight Trading Evolve into a 24-Hour Stock Market?

Despite past attempts to usher in 24-hour trading in U.S. equities, a major catalyst behind the current momentum has been the round-the-clock trading occurring in cryptocurrencies which has raised expectations for retail investors. The rise of new electronic trading venues could test these assumptions, though issues such as liquidity and settlement time frames may need to be addressed first.

9
Sep

As Election Points to Turbulence, Sell Side to Rely Even More on Technology

It is conceivable that US equity market structure could be tested again, and brokerage firms will be counting on the resiliency of their trading systems, which is why firms need a strong order-management system with integrated equity and options analytics, including connectivity to  a breadth of other broker/dealers, exchanges, and ATSs.

29
Apr

Options Traders Adapt to Electronic Markets in Pandemic

Options trading volumes and volatility skyrocketed in March as concerns over the COVID-19 virus spread across markets. In this Q&A, FlexTrade’s Vice President Equity Derivatives Rob Brogan examines the shift to electronic trading, the need for real-time tools for calculating the Greeks, and how FlexTrade supports the demand for ‘volatility trading’ in a fast-moving market.

27
Dec

FX Volatility “Trumping” Forward into 2017

The unanticipated election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency has boosted trading volume and volatility in currencies, and many see an opportunity to generate profits that has eluded them for several years. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.

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