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Know your risk from insider trading

Posted by Toby Cook on Dec 10, 2015 10:51:39 AM

Whether their employees are momentum, technical, fundamental or swing traders, it is the responsibility of every trading firm to ensure their traders are not engaging in insider trading. We broached this subject last week when we talked about the film Ocean's 11.

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Topics: risk, insider trading, compliance, insider information

What Ocean's 11 taught us about compliance

Posted by Wes Fleming on Dec 3, 2015 11:29:47 AM

I’m a sucker for heist films. The bigger the heist and more intricate the plan, the more fun the film is for me. One of the biggest capers on film was the three-casino robbery depicted in the 2001 version of Ocean’s 11, with George Clooney and Brad Pitt heading up an all-star cast.

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Topics: risk avoidance, risk, data governance, market trading, insider trading, compliance, insider information

News so fast but hard to miss

Posted by Wes Fleming on Oct 29, 2015 12:56:42 PM

Starting with this entry, we’ll be looking at four case studies – examining the needs of four clients and the ways in which we were able to leverage real-time news to influence trading decisions even in modern automated trading environments.

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Topics: risk management, risk avoidance, risk, case study

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