New York 2018

Cognitive Flexibility in Finance

Cognitive Flexibility in Finance

  Kevin Darby, Blue Trading Systems Don’t over-engineer it. There’s a huge tendency, especially for technical people, to make up complexity. The problems Kevin Darby, managing partner at Blue Trading Systems, encounters as a fintech vendor are very different from...

The Growing Value of Data

The Growing Value of Data

  Oliver Albers, Nasdaq When I started in this business, data was very, very uncool. Trust me. Data is not uncool any longer. Consider that every minute there are more than 12 million texts sent and more than 4.3 million YouTube videos watched. It is estimated...

What is ESG?

What is ESG?

  Jaclyn Bouchard - S&P Global “By assessing the underlying issues of these three broad categories, a company can get a better understanding of the holistic risks that can affect their bottom line.” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity...

Market Structure: Why You Should Care

Market Structure: Why You Should Care

  Kevin McPartland, Greenwich Associates “I’m not a particularly good investor. I don’t know if my own portfolio is set up the way it should be. But I can certainly explain to you exactly how an equity trade comes from a pension fund and makes its way all the way...

Tech, Big Data, and the Capital Markets

Tech, Big Data, and the Capital Markets

  Mike Beller, Thesys Technologies “I met some people working on financial technology. They were really cool and interesting people solving hard problems and I wanted to join them. That was how I made my career decision.” In this video from MarketsWiki...

Top U.S. Secrets

Top U.S. Secrets

  Maura Cunningham, Rock The Street, Wall Street “How many times have you heard people, particularly girls, say, ‘I hate math’? Have you ever heard people say, ‘I hate English’?” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in New York,...

Are We Reliving History?

Are We Reliving History?

  Dave Weisberger, ViableMkts “The important thing to understand about crypto is it’s polymorphic… meaning that the same thing can be an investment,… it can be a commodity… or it can be a currency.” Did you know that when bitcoin was trading at its highs in...

How is Bitcoin Like a Motorboat?

How is Bitcoin Like a Motorboat?

  Gary DeWaal - Katten Muchin Rosenman “When the government seizes a boat or a house or a car, they auction it off. When the government seizes illegal narcotics – cocaine, heroin you name it – they don’t auction it off to the American people. So, to me, when they...