Tag: social media

BTFDtv Offers Online Channel for Trader Education

It’s an early Saturday afternoon before the first full week of January, which means escaping family conversations is sitting watching reruns until the your programs start up again in a week or so. You might want to take this time to check out BTFDtv, a new online video network for traders by traders. Don’t expect…

Avoiding Information Leakage in Social Media

Will the financial services industry limit its use of social media as yet another branding and marketing channel? For Mike Manning, co-founder and CEO of start-up DealVector, social media offers financial institutions a way to connect and interact to drive revenue. The key, he says, is to protect one’s identity and provide just enough information to…

A New Google+ Community for Financial Technology

Google recently launched its new community function for its Google+ site and I took the opportunity to start a community for those interested in the financial technology issues related to the global capital market, creatively named Financial Technology. What should you expect from the community? If I new that, I’d be a social media billionaire…

Social Media & Investment Banking

Can one of the most regulated industries truly leverage the benefits of social media? In this latest podcast  Rob poses this question, and more, to HFT Review’s Mike O’Hara, Let’s Talk FX’s Jon Vollemaere and MoneyScience’s Jacob Bettany who share their personal experiences running their respective social media sites for high frequency traders, forex traders as well as quants and academics.

Podcast Updates

I’ve just finished up an interesting conversation with Progress CTO John Bates about his experience on the Technology Advisory Committee for the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and will be posting that in two weeks. But before that, however, I’ll be posting an episode examining social media sites dedicated to different financial-technology constituencies early…