One year of MiFID II: Four key trends

Tim Cave, an analyst from TABB Group, recently covered four liquidity trends in Europe’s equity market since the MiFID II regulations took effect including SI growth, passive investing, risk, and more: As the first year of MIFID II draws to a close, we can begin to make some observations about its impact on liquidity in…

3Forge at Waters USA

Join us next Monday, December 3rd at the Waters USA conference! We’ll be showing new demos of AMI and raffling off a special prize. Get your tickets here.

Morgan Stanley’s equity trading revenue beats estimates

On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley reported a 7% rise in equities trading revenue and a 7.3% rise in overall revenue for the third quarter. The results surpass expectations across the board. Morgan Stanley’s success is in part due to a long-term focus on risk-reduction and investments in better tools and financial technology. Here’s how the reported…

Blockchain and healthcare

Efforts are already underway to utilize blockchain technology to manage medical data, and experts say there’s much more that can be done with blockchain to fix some of the challenging issues with the healthcare system. John Halamka, CIO of Beth Isreal in Boston, envisions a faster and easier transmission of critical medical data across different…

GE names a new leader after 18-year slide

General Electric has come a long way since its $600 billion market value in 2000. This year, that value has been cut down to just under $100 billion – putting the company’s losses at around half a trillion dollars. GE shares from 2000 to 2018: This week, the company announced they will replace CEO and…

3Forge at The Trading Show

Come see our booth tomorrow at The Trading Show in New York! We will be showing live demos of AMI, giving away free gifts, and hosting a very special raffle. The Trading Show is hosted at the Hilton Midtown. Register for tickets and VIP passes on the Terrapinn website.

Are FinTech lenders repeating banks’ mistakes?

Fintechs are increasing their lending activity to individuals with subprime credit scores, and regulators are starting to worry. Fintechs aren’t subject to the same regulations as big banks which makes their lending practices somewhat opaque. Read the original article from GovTech magazine: (TNS) — Financial technology (fintech) companies are increasingly lending to minorities and consumers…

Data in Medicine: AI & MRIs

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) is teaming up with New York University School of Medicine to test whether artificial intelligence can make MRI scans a faster process. They believe that AI can produce clearer images than current MRI scans all while taking 1/10th the time and capturing less data. Below is the original article from Fast…

Barclays Earnings Leap

Barclays is reporting a 37% growth in Equities earnings in the 2nd quarter – from $588 million in 2017 to $807 million. That makes the British lender the fastest growing stock trading unit of any major investment bank this year. While still a ways behind their US counterparts in terms of total revenue, Barclays easily…

3Forge at NAFIS

Stop by our booth tomorrow at the North American Financial Innovation Summit in New York! Hear from our trade support platform experts, see a live demo of AMI, and enter to win our raffle giveaway! For more information visit the NAFIS website.