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An Introduction to Trading in the Financial Markets: Market Basics by R. Tee Williams

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Introduction

Within the entities described in Part 1, there are many roles or functions1 performed by individuals and departments within the firms. As with entities, these functions can be grouped into buy-side, sell-side, market, and support functions. Almost every one of these roles has unique, dedicated technology support described in Book 3, An Introduction to Trading in the Financial Markets: Technology—Systems, Data, and Networks. Figure 4 depicts these functions. As with entities, many large financial firms perform most of these functions under a single umbrella corporation.

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Figure 4 The various functions of the participating entities within ...

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