Company: Getco

Daily Dispatches – Rosy outlook for Asia-Pacific

Daily Dispatches – Rosy outlook for Asia-Pacific

Central bank heads of Asia-Pacific nations are confident that the region will be the driver of global economic growth, with country governors agreeing to coordinate monetary policy to…

Knight Employees May Face Layoffs in Deal

Knight Employees May Face Layoffs in Deal

Sale talks of Knight Capital Group in Jersey City, N.J.  to Chicago’s Getco or New York’s Virtu could result in a new round of layoffs at the market…

High frequency trading firms, which can pay up to £200k, are now largely closed to investment banking technologists

High frequency trading firms, which can pay up to £200k, are now largely closed to investment banking technologists

The time was that high frequency trading (HFT) firms would pay through the nose to secure technology talent from investment banks who could reproduce their ‘secret sauce’ code…

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

I’m already a successful businessman, but every year I travel from Italy to London to boost my finance and leadership skills. This is why.

Late Lunchtime Links: A cue for more redundancies at Barclays; pushy parents try to prep school-age son for career in banking

Late Lunchtime Links: A cue for more redundancies at Barclays; pushy parents try to prep school-age son for career in banking

There have been some management changes at Barclays Capital. Jerry Del Missier, who was co-chief executive of the investment banking arm, is going off to become chief operating…