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Getting Onboarding Right in the Age of the Customer
Enterprise IT Swings Back to Insourcing
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Donít Perform Surgery on Yourself: The Case for Managed IT Services
Daniel Retzer, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, SunGard's capital market's businessCommentary
Instead of putting systems and solutions in the hands of experts who specialize solely in managing the security and integrity of IT assets, many financial services firms react to security incidents by insisting on total control.
By Daniel Retzer SVP and Chief Technology Officer, SunGard's capital market's business,
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Hacking the Hackers: The Legal Risks of Taking Matters Into Private Hands
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Private groups are beginning to fight back against foreign sources of malware and credit fraud, but methodologies put these digital crusaders and their employers at serious legal risk.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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ConvergEx Develops New Order Routing Strategy to IEX & Its Own Dark Liquidity Algo
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The agency broker is giving the buy side a choice of routing a percentage of an order to IEX while designating a percentage to go through ConvergEx's Darkest, an algo connected to 20+ unlit venues.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Mobile Hot, Cloud Not in Financial Services
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
A survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review in conjunction with Verizon looked at technology trends in various industries.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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PDQ ATS Launches a New Electronic Equity Auction for Large Orders
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
As institutions struggle to execute large orders, PDQ ATS is introducing Auction1, a new auction for equities that pauses orders up to one second so it can aggregate liquidity from fragmented markets.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Interactive Data Launches Continuous Fixed Income Pricing Service
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Independent intra-day FI pricing is helping to shine light on the opaque fixed income market.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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SEF Trading Volumes Emerging From Summer Doldrums
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tradeweb's SEF saw a twenty-fold increase in interest-rate derivatives trading volume in the first two weeks of September, while Tabb Group looks for signs of summer doldrums turning around.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Gartner: 75% of Mobile Apps Will Fail Security Tests Through 2015
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
The rise of BYOD means enterprises must implement security testing and containment solutions, according to new Gartner research.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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SEC Commissioner Urges Agency to Reform Equities & Fixed Income Markets
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
In a speech this week, SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher said the SEC must act on the opaque fixed income markets and put Reg NMS under the microscope.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Chip & Pain, EMV Will Not Solve Payment Card Fraud
Christopher Camejo, Director of Assessment Services, NTT Com SecurityCommentary
Switching to EMV cards will lower retail fraud, but it's not enough. Here's the good, the bad, and the ugly.
By Christopher Camejo Director of Assessment Services, NTT Com Security,
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With UCITS V, $9T Isnít as Easy as It Used to Be
Paul Soltis, North American Market Manager for ConfluenceCommentary
With UCITS V's restrictive remuneration rules and hidden costs, going global may get a little less attractive.
By Paul Soltis North American Market Manager for Confluence,
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Banks to Increase IT Spend on Big Data Challenges, Finds Aite Report
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Big data has presented the greatest challenges and dissatisfaction for banks, yet it is the most likely to see upward spending in the next two years.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Scotland Independence Vote: Haggis & Fragmentation
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Scottish independence has far-reaching consequences for the global financial markets.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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Startup Brings Pandora-Like Data Intelligence to Bond Voice Trading
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Algomi is helping sales traders find the other side of less liquid bond trades, so that banks can become more efficient at voice trading.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Using Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Non-Public Company Data
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Startup DataFox aims to use artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and big data to provide data on 100,000 private technology companies to financial analysts.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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5 Tips to Save the Wall Street Datacenter
Jason Matlof, VP Worldwide Marketing, A10 NetworksCommentary
Though cloud computing and SaaS are all the rage, there is still a need for proprietary Wall Street datacenters, as long as they are run efficiently.
By Jason Matlof ,
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Preventive Measures for Post-Interview Anxiety
Alan Geller, Managing Director, AG BarringtonCommentary
Most professionals leave interviews thinking that it went well, and then they wait... and wait. The Caring Recruiter has a cure for the typical post-interview trauma.
By Alan Geller Managing Director, AG Barrington,
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TeraExchange to Launch Bitcoin Swap Trading on Regulated SEF Platform
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Citing demand for an efficient hedging tool, TeraExchange has developed a Bitcoin swap product and a Bitcoin price index, to launch the first regulated Bitcoin derivatives platform.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Canada's Securities Depository Now a Pre-LOU, Part of Global LEI System
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Canada's national securities depository, clearing, and settlement service was endorsed as a Pre-LOU ahead of the Oct. 31 trade reporting deadline.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Eris Swap Futures Expand Into Other Regions & Asset Classes
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Eris Exchange licensed its swap futures methodology to the Montreal Exchange while setting a record for daily volume in its domestic swap futures contracts, buoyed by new buy-side entrants.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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