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To succeed, you need a scalable, data-driven system that strikes the right balance of decision support and workflow automation. FactSet’s trading solutions, powered by Portware, combine the best in Execution Management Systems (EMS) with the unique company and market insight only FactSet can provide to transform the way traders analyze, communicate, and execute investment decisions.

Our real-time data and comprehensive market coverage support critical decision-making and execution across multiple asset classes so buy-side traders can stay competitive and focus on orders where they can make the most difference.

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    In this research report, we explore the techniques and data winning portfolio managers are using to improve performance, the key traits of successful portfolio managers, and how asset managers can diversify their product suites to attract new assets. 


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

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

    Stay on top of the days 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

    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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    Execution Management
    Teach your EMS to trade like you

    Teach your EMS to trade like you.

    Use smart automation to help your firm achieve performance at scale. Reduce the burden of managing straightforward, uncomplicated trades and empower your team to focus on more difficult, illiquid, or otherwise sensitive orders. Use best-of-breed and proprietary analytics to determine the optimal execution strategy. Consolidate your global trading activity across asset classes into a single EMS. 

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    Machine Learning
    Monitor trade performance

    Monitor trade performance.

    Analyze execution performance statistics dynamically and post-trade against your preferred benchmarks using both custom graphics and in-blotter views. Review time series charts to understand the execution lifecycle. Gain detailed insight into algorithm behavior, automation statistics, and the weighting of order volumes across asset classes.

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    Intraday Performance
    Work more efficiently with complete control over 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

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    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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