Buy-Side Traders

Leverage the leading order execution management system, unique content, and artificial intelligence for best execution.

Move on opportunities faster than ever

To succeed, you need an intelligent, predictive system that can get you from decision to trade first. FactSet's portfolio management and trading solutions, powered by Portware, combine the best in OEMS with the unique company and portfolio insight only FactSet can provide to transform the way investment firms discover, decide, and execute.

buy-side traders move on opportunities faster than ever
Buy-Side Traders

    Award-winning buy-side trading solutions

    buy-side traders stay informed without losing productivity

    Power your decision making with real-time news and actionable intelligence.

    Stay on top of the day's markets with custom market summary reports that combine market and economic data, news reports, broker research, events, and performance data curated for your portfolios or watch lists. Start and end your day with scheduled overviews delivered straight to your inbox.

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    Market Intelligence


    Whether motivated by the shift to lower-fee passive investment strategies or regulators’ demands to consolidate reporting, the adoption of advanced, integrated technologies promises to help the front office provide efficiencies, reduce costs, and gain insights from connected data. Download our free eBook to see how employing advanced technologies can help you gain business advantages.

    buy-side traders be the eyes and ears of your portfolio

    Monitor intraday portfolio performance.

    Access all portfolio holdings and maintain a transparent view of performance down to the last basis point. Spot unusual volume across portfolio holdings, as well as the positions that have diverged from their VWAP. Complete the portfolio lifecycle with optimized algorithm selection and automated trading using FactSet’s range of multi-asset class order and execution management solutions, including Portware Enterprise.

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    Intraday Performance
    buy-side traders master order execution

    Know when and how to best execute a trade.

    Analyze liquidity and volume by time, price, and venue to make sense of trading activity and determine your optimal route to best execution. Quickly determine if current price and volume levels support a transaction and show that your timing and routing skills have generated alpha.

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    Order Execution
    buy-side traders teach your ems to trade like you

    Teach your EMS to trade like you.

    Use machine learning to reduce the burden of managing straightforward, uncomplicated trades and empower your team to focus on more difficult, illiquid, or otherwise sensitive orders. Use predictive analytics to determine the optimal execution strategy. Employ rules-based automation to achieve performance at scale. Optimize algorithm selection based on your specific order trends and watch the EMS learn how to trade like you.

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    Machine Learning
    buy-side traders conrol your workspace

    Work more efficiently with complete control over your workspace.

    Get everything you need, from robust trade analytics and portfolio performance tools to global data, up-to-the-minute news coverage, and order and execution management tools, at your fingertips. Use FactSet's multi-layered workspace, customizable right-click menu, and hot keys to access displays aligned to your daily workflow.

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    Custom Workspace

    FactSet Insight

    Join our community of more than 300,000 blog readers. Insight delivers unique commentary like our weekly Earnings Insight, ETF fund flows, M&A trends, and deep dives into performance and fixed income analysis that only FactSet can provide.

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    Talk To Us

    The best way to understand what makes FactSet different is to see it for yourself. We've worked with investment professionals for 40 years, so we understand your workflow and know precisely how to help. Talk to us about your challenges, and we’ll help you design the most effective solutions for your firm with everything you need — and not what you don’t.

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