Why Financial-Market Pioneer Richard Sandor Is Building “the Most Boring Benchmark in America”

A conversation with the creator of AMERIBOR about interest-rate benchmarks in a post-LIBOR world. When you talk to Richard Sandor about his history as a serial entrepreneur in financial markets, it cannot be a short conversation. Over the past half century, Sandor has been prescient and present at key moments in the creation and evolution
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How Gymnastics has Helped me Become a Better Software Developer — and Vice Versa

By Mike Wilner As you may have seen on our social media in September, our senior software engineer Mike Wilner recently competed in the U.S. National Gymnastics Championships. We are in awe of not only Mike’s athletic ability, but also his ability to compete at such a high level while not missing a beat as
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Getting Startups to the First Trade

By: Jim Downs As we touched on in a recent piece, technology has made it easier than ever for new exchanges to form, and we’ve worked with many entrepreneurs who want to bring exchange technology to new markets. These startups often come to us with big visions for products that could revolutionize their marketplaces. Having
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The Final Question

Clients inevitably ask for "ballpark estimate" after only giving high level or vague requirements. This post gives the Connamara approach to answering the Final Question....