Sneak peek at June hedge fund and managed futures returns from Kettera Hydra Platform Investor Letter.

ChartIQ, a fast-growing financial technology company, is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of Julie Armstrong as Chief Revenue Officer (

E.S.C. Coppock introduced the indicator in Barron’s in October 1965. The goal of this indicator is to identify long-term buying opportunities in the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Index. The signal is very simple. Coppock used monthly data to identify buying opportunities when the indicator moved from negative territory to positive territory.
Financial technology has been driving markets for decades. Often when we talk about fintech it is about some new technology that promises to disrupt the current market model. But today’s disruptive technology can be tomorrow’s trading infrastructure.
An exchange start-up threatens to revolutionize the way futures are traded, margined and cleared. Here is their story.
Financial technology is the engine of market innovation and growth. Here is an examination of fintech based on a survey of members of the World Federation of Exchanges and an analysis of McKinsey & Co. clients.
Research is considered a very important part of the value-added by portfolio managers. Huge costs of structuring a research department require most firms to buy research from the sell side (investment banks and brokers). In-house research teams also like to supplement their research with alternative views from the sell side.
Jigsaw Trading is an analytics and education trading platform focused on prop trade floor techniques.
While FINtech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry.