Posts Tagged ‘goldman-sachs’

HFTs and Dark Pool Operators Need to Change Practices, Said NY Official

by Christopher Lemieuxon June 5, 2014 8:16 pm GMT
According to Chad Johnson, head of NY Investor Protection Bureau, high frequency traders (HFTs) and dark pool operators need to do “some soul-searching” to improve their industry. The increased scrutiny of HFTs and dark pools (anonymous liquidity) has caused some to change how they conduct their business. For instance, Goldman Sachs is looking to step […]

Gold Trading Within Triangle Ahead of FOMC Minutes

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 20, 2014 5:44 am GMT
Large speculators and hedge funds have become the most bearish on gold in the last month. Net-long positions in gold fell 8.3 percent to 94,329 futures and options contracts as of May 13, according to the commitment of traders data provided by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  Net-shorts were boosted ten percent to 31,283 […]

Natural Gas Bullishness Drops to Five-Month Lows on Supplies

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 19, 2014 8:52 am GMT
Natural gas bullishness drops to five-month lows due to increasing supplies in natural gas inventories. According to the commitment of traders data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), money mangers cut net-long positions by 9.1 percent in the week ending on May 13. This was the lowest level since December. With the winter […]

Credit Swisse Makes Cuts into Forex Team; Falls in Euromoney Poll

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 13, 2014 8:41 pm GMT
Banking giant Credit Swisse is making cuts into its foreign-exchange unit in efforts to shrink the fixed-income division. According with those familiar with this situation, the bank is offering members a “redundancy” package. Employees in the forex unit will has a set time to find another position within the bank or leave entirely. At least […]