Markets Media: Traders Burst Silos

October 23, 2012 | By: Flex Advantage

Markets rise and fall, and short-term trends come and go. But one seemingly here-to-stay reality for many trading and investing firms in an increasingly global and interconnected market is the need to be involved in more asset classes, over a broader swathe of geography. An equity trader may move into derivatives, fixed income and/or foreign exchange. Perhaps a U.S. market participant who trades European shares adds connections to Latin America and Asia…