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Wall Street Seeks Edge From Operational Alpha
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
Alpha was a front-office term, but now banks and brokers are looking to the middle and back office for profitability.
Teradata Highlights 'Data Driven' Strategy at PARTNERS 2014
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
In-memory efficiency and tools to identify contextual relationships across systems take center stage at Teradata annual PARTNERS conference.
Speeding Up the SIP Isn't Enough, Say Market Pros at Baruch Conference
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Wall Street professionals discussed a plan to create multiple competing aggregators for the Nasdaq SIP as a way to strengthen the market infrastructure.
SIFMA Criticizes SIP Selection Process for Lack of Transparency
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Citing conflicts of interest in the voting process for a key market data feed, SIFMA letter presses for answers and for brokers and asset managers to get a seat at the table.
The UPI, the LEI & Beyond
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
The organizational mechanisms are in place. Now it's time for the financial industry professionals to provide guidance on a global coding scheme that is fit for all the purposes intended.
After Scandals & Ethical Lapses, Financial Industry Needs a Code of Conduct
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
A financial markets trade body is bringing a model code of conduct to participants who work in interest rates, FX, commodities, and derivatives. After a series of fines, can this help banks repair their reputations?
4 Takeaways From Caplin's Mobile Trading Study
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Don't have a mobile trading offering? Your excuse is invalid.
CME Layoffs Hit Technology Group Hardest
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
CME Group's restructuring will eliminate 5% of the workforce.
Hedge Funds Gain Access to Data on Prime Services, Swaps & Funding Costs
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
S3 will distribute counterparty analytics through Portware to help hedge funds and asset managers understand the costs of prime services, swaps, and custody services.
Manage Data to Meet Compliance Demands
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
With no end to the data and information glut in sight, firms are seeking better ways to aggregate, analyze, and manage data to satisfy compliance and competitive demands.
The Evolution of Technology Due Diligence for Hedge Funds
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Due diligence is no longer a matter of keeping pace with regulations and technology standards. Now hedge funds are expected to enhance infrastructure ahead of regulatory guidelines.
Quantcha's Search Engine Helps Retail Investors Find & Analyze Options Strategies
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
The startup has launched an options search engine that filters and analyzes thousands of strategies based on an investor's stock price forecast, trade budget, and risk/reward parameters.
Only 23% of Buy Side Can Perform Intraday Calculations
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
According to a SimCorp poll, 83% of buy-side respondents place a high importance on the ability to perform intraday calculations, but only 23% are able to perform these calculations.
How One Criminal Hacker Group Stole Credentials for 800,000 Bank Accounts
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Proofpoint report shows how one Russian-speaking criminal organization hides from security companies.
Citadelís New CIO Builds on a Strong IT Foundation
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Citadel has a long history with cutting-edge technology. Joseph Squeri, the firmís CIO, is happy to leverage its technology platform for newer projects.
Innovation Is Job One At Fidelity Labs
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Fidelity Labs has a long history of investing in technologies ahead of the business case. Sean Belka has taken up the mantle.
Freddie Macís CIO Drives Efficiency With a Laser-Focus
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Rob Lux takes the role of senior VP and CIO at Freddie Mac to modernize the institution and deliver new tools to benefit mortgage industry.
Buy Side Vets Research Providers with Standardized Questions
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Buy-side concerns over insider trading led Castine Consulting and Integrity Research to launch a cloud-based platform that standardizes due diligence questionnaires posed to research providers.
Nvestly Launches Social Investment Platform for the Average Person
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
The real-time platform is geared to Millennials who can use its social media features to share and compare returns with friends and other investors.
BGC Partners Hires Trading Tech Veteran as CIO
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
The interdealer broker hired fixed income technology expert Eric Hirschhorn to serve as chief information officer to expand its hybrid and electronic trading businesses.
The Return of Fat Fingers
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Recent events demonstrate not enough progress has been made in the monitoring and surveillance of trading -- human or machine.
Raymond James CIO Focuses on Ease of Use
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Raymond Jamesís financial advisers are becoming more productive, partially through the use of new technology and data analytics provided by the firmís IT group, led by Vincent Campagnoli.
A Digital Revolution of Wealth Management
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Digital advisory solutions are helping advisers with back-end efficiencies and client-facing platforms so they can focus on their core business.
Tabb Report: Capital Markets Trading Activity Consolidates in 10 Datacenters
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
After a 10-year building boom that led to excess capacity, datacenters with access to matching engines and liquidity are gaining the edge, Tabb Group reports.
Fidelity Labs Takes Innovation to the Next Level
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Fidelity Labs is running a pilot on LinkedIn that lets financial advisers interact with their book of customers. That's just one example of how the tech incubator is seeding ideas and developing future products for its parent company.
Itís All About Personalization at TD Ameritrade
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Veteran financial services CIO Marv Adams is making personalized client experiences the priority at TD Ameritrade.
First Cryptography Advisory Board Formed for Cloud Security
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Skyhigh Networks assembles a board of cryptography experts to consider a range of academically vetted cryptographic solutions that do not reduce functionality.
Customer Focus Is More Important Than On-Budget
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
At TIAA-CREF, the best-built system or platform that hits all business deliverables is useless if the customers donít love the functionality.
Get Ready for RDA
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
The deadline for Risk Data Aggregation (RDA) is approaching quickly. Is your bank ready?
SECís CIO Grows Tech by Leaps & Bounds
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Tom Bayer, CIO for the SEC, has helped the agency improve its systems to better monitor todayís electronic markets.
State Street Operates an Internal Social Network to Spark Innovation
News  |  9/30/2014  | 
At the InformationWeek Leadership Summit at Interop New York, David Saul, chief scientist of State Street, said companies must tap their employees for innovation, or they are wasting resources.
IEX CTO Runs 10-Month Marathon
News  |  9/30/2014  | 
The most influential time in Rob Park's career was the 10 months it took to take IEX from conception to production.
New Tool Prioritizes Critical Data & News for Traders & Investors
News  |  9/30/2014  | 
S&P Capital IQ and Kuberre Systems are launching Event Fusion, a new product that monitors multiple real-time feeds and alerts investors to critical data impacting their securities holdings.
Tabb Survey: Swap Participants Air Discontent With SEF Rules
News  |  9/29/2014  | 
The jury is still out on whether SEF rules will produce a positive outcome for the swap market, and some participants are shifting to alternative instruments, according to Tabb Group's fourth SEF Industry Barometer.
Big Data Takes Center Stage at Sibos
News  |  9/29/2014  | 
Banks are rolling out data analytics projects across the business, but leaders still struggle with data privacy, regulations, and finding business value.
Encrypting Cloud Email Isnít as Easy as You'd Think
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Fund managers need to consider who holds the encryption keys for cloud-based email, or face potential legal risks.
BlackRock Offers Recipe for Transforming a 'Broken' Fixed Inome Market
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
The world's largest money manager outlined steps for improving liquidity in corporate bond markets with expanded e-trading protocols and bond standardization.
Markit Collaboration Services Directory Integrated With Reuters Eikon Messenger
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
The integration is helping users access and collaborate more efficiently with a community of over 250,000 financial professionals.
ConvergEx Develops New Order Routing Strategy to IEX & Its Own Dark Liquidity Algo
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
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.
PDQ ATS Launches a New Electronic Equity Auction for Large Orders
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
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.
SEF Trading Volumes Emerging From Summer Doldrums
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
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.
SEC Commissioner Urges Agency to Reform Equities & Fixed Income Markets
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
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.
Startup Brings Pandora-Like Data Intelligence to Bond Voice Trading
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Algomi is helping sales traders find the other side of less liquid bond trades, so that banks can become more efficient at voice trading.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Non-Public Company Data
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
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.
TeraExchange to Launch Bitcoin Swap Trading on Regulated SEF Platform
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
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.
Canada's Securities Depository Now a Pre-LOU, Part of Global LEI System
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Canada's national securities depository, clearing, and settlement service was endorsed as a Pre-LOU ahead of the Oct. 31 trade reporting deadline.
Eris Swap Futures Expand Into Other Regions & Asset Classes
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
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.
Venue & Order Routing Analytics to Boost Transparency in Fragmented Market
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Tabb Group announced Clarity, a venue and order routing analysis service, to help the buy side understand where and how orders are executed and handled in the fragmented stock market.
PDQ ATS's Pause & Algorithmic Trading Crowd Attains Volume Milestone
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
PDQ ATS, a venue that recreates floor trading, executed more than 1 billion shares in August, averaging 50 million share per day in US equities, the venue's parent reported.
Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
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