Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Nov 8 2013 | 10:38am ET
President Barack Obama is poised to name the head of the Troubled Asset Relief Program to lead the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
According to published reports, Massad will get the nod to succeed Gary Gensler, whose term at the CFTC ends in January.
Massad has led TARP for the past three years, helping to recoup even more cash than the government laid out in the bailout program. Prior to taking that post, he was senior legal adviser to the Congressional Oversight Panel, then run by now-Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Before moving into government service, Massad spent 25 years at the law firm Cravath Swain & Moore.
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
Data management is important to every business, but for hedge funds, it is critical. FINalternatives recently asked Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, how fund managers can deal with the demands of managing data while at the same time remain transparent and abide by operational best practices. Read more…
Reg NMS created a huge bifurcation in equity markets and while much of what has followed has been positive, in terms of lower fees and greater liquidity, many traders would like to see the market come...