Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 29 min ago
Apr 23 2013 | 12:42pm ET
Some of D.E. Shaw Group's swap trades were mistakenly revealed to competitors by the CME Group.
The hedge fund was among several dozen firms whose identities were revealed due to a computer error earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal reports. CME acknowledged the error yesterday, saying it notified the affected customers after those who were mistakenly given access to the information notified the exchange.
"A small number of market participants" were given access to information about 500 agricultural and energy swap transactions on April 1, the CME said. The exchange is required to give traders real-time price and volume data, but the identities of those making the trades are supposed to remain confidential.
"We regret this incident occurred as maintaining the confidentiality of market participant data at all times is vital to the operation of our markets and systems," a CME spokesman said.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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