Inside Advantage Summer 2016

The Advantage Futures quarterly magazine provides informative articles on top industry news and developments, as well as Advantage Futures updates, seminar recaps, and upcoming events. View the latest issues by clicking the related links below, and receive your own copy by signing up for Advantage News.

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Futures Trading Software

Which Path is Right for You? Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) carved out a niche to meet the demands of today’s sophisticated traders. Advantage Futures is vendor-neutral, allowing clients the flexibility to select the best fit for their trading needs. Clients determine the appropriate software for their trading operation by considering

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24-Hour Global Execution Desk (GED)

Advantage Futures features a 24-Hour Global Execution Desk with the infrastructure and personnel to provide clients round-the-clock access to execution and market information. Our experienced execution staff keeps clients abreast of developments in futures markets around the globe, giving traders access to efficient and timely trade executions. Institutions, hedge funds,

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Choosing Your Front-End Provider

Q & A with Mark Frantz, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Advantage Futures Mark Frantz, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Advantage Futures, describes how Advantage can assist clients in choosing the front-end system best suited to their needs. Question: How do you decide which system to recommend to a client?

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INTEREST RATES – Spreading Treasury Futures and Deliverable Swap Futures

Special Report by CME Group Nicholas Johnson, Economist, Research & Product Development, Jonathan Kronstein, Senior Director, Research & Product Development, and Frederick Sturm, Executive Director, Research & Product Development

While credit risk exposure has traditionally been captured by spreading over-the-counter (OTC) interest rate swaps (IRS) against on-the-run (OTR) U.S. Treasury notes or bonds, the expansion of Exchange listed US Dollar Interest Rate Swap futures (deliverable swap futures, or DSFs) at the major tenor points of the Treasury yield curve

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