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Robots Conquered Stock Markets. Now They’re Coming for Bonds and Currencies – Bloomberg

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The stakes are huge for Wall Street banks competing in the $22 trillion market for U.S. Treasuries and corporate debt and the $5.1 trillion-a-day foreign-exchange market. Handling fixed-income products remains one of industry’s biggest revenue generators. Now firms must disrupt the old model by building out their electronic platforms, or they risk getting sidelined in the future.

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  • Wolfman
    WolfmanMarch 8, 2019"It's been a while since I've posted and I'm not sure if anyone noticed! I couldn't help myself today... Here's my take. People act in their own self interest. Why do I start with that? Because I always start with the givens and then work my way through an argument. We've heard for 10 years now that the sell-side has been weakened by regulation and capital restrictions and although many thought this would just be a temporary setback, it has materialized into a fundamen…"

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted and I’m not sure if anyone noticed! I couldn’t help myself today… Here’s my take. People act in their own self interest. Why do I start with that? Because I always start with the givens and then work my way through an argument. We’ve heard for 10 years now that the sell-side has been weakened by regulation and capital restrictions and although many thought this would just be a temporary setback, it has materialized into a fundamental shift in market structure and behavior. The sell side, buy side relationship has changed. It’s no… Read more »