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Content tagged with Trading Technology posted in April 2007
Broadridge, GoldenSource and IBM Partner to Offer Hosted, Integrated "Golden Copy"
News  |  4/30/2007  | 
For firms that have multiple security master files, or for some other reason realize that they need a better way to manage reference data across the board, but lack the time and resources to do the necessary data cleanups, data distribution and data integrations, Broadridge (formerly ADP Brokerage Services), GoldenSource and IBM teamed up today to announce a joint solution.
Experts Share Basic Ways To Reduce Power Consumption In Data Centers
News  |  4/28/2007  | 
What are some basic ways of reducing power consumption in data centers? We asked a few experts for their advice.
These Servers Are Really Cool
News  |  4/28/2007  | 
Don’t Panic, but the Grid’s Going Down
News  |  4/28/2007  | 
What’s a Green Data Center?
News  |  4/28/2007  | 
Wells Fargo Taps Web 2.0
News  |  4/28/2007  | 
I Want a Say, or Maybe Not
Commentary  |  4/28/2007  | 
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Aqua, the new electronic equities trading platform that will be launched later this year by electronic dealing network eSpeed, named Brian Weston as its new chief technology officer.
Ameet Patel, Partner and CTO at Acartha Group, Shares Insights
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
IT leaders typically don't set out to be mavericks, but the career of Ameet Patel has taken him in that direction. In a conversation with Paula Klein, executive editor of WS&T sibling publication Optimize, Patel shares insights from years of experience at Chase and JPMorgan Investment Bank's technology-advisory group and the venture-capital (VC) world he now calls home. Currently, as partner and CTO at the Acartha Group, he deals with tech start-ups to devise strategies and deliver results. In t
Green Is the New Black
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Wall Street Firms Reduce Data Center Energy Consumption
A New Foundation: SOA Implementation for Business Transformation
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Implementing a successful service-oriented architecture starts with making the right decisions early in the process.
Excepts from Last Month’s Most-Viewed Blog Postings
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Below are excerpts from last month's most-viewed WS&T blog postings. To read these and other blogs from our editors, or to add your own comments, please visit wallstreetandtech.com/blog.
Playing With Fire?
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Electronic Trading Boom Spurs Spending on Advanced Trading Technology
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
The rapid growth in electronic execution of institutional equities trades will spur U.S. capital markets participants to spend $860 million on advanced trading technology this year, and spending will reach .3 billion by 2010, according to a TABB Group report.
Buzz Is All About Crossing Networks And Dark Pools, Citi Exec Says
News  |  4/25/2007  | 
I just talked with Tim Reilly, managing director and head of North America electronic execution sales at Citi about Citi Electronic Execution 's IS Shadow Strategy. Here is what he had to say:
Hedge Funds Are Focusing On Disaster Recovery Following the Recent Market Volatility
News  |  4/20/2007  | 
Following the market turmoil in late February, hedge funds are redoubling their disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.
Unexpected Surge in Trading Volumes and Volatility Raises Infrastructure Concerns for Hedge Funds
News  |  4/20/2007  | 
Hedge funds reexamine their infrastructures and applications to ensure they can withstand higher trading volumes and volatility.
Agency Brokerage AXES Launches Global Execution Management System
News  |  4/18/2007  | 
AXES, a global agency brokerage, has launched a global execution management system to facilitate electronic trading to the over 100 countries it services. The system, called GEMS offers cross-border trading in developed, emerging and frontier markets, notes Peter Gaffney, AXES president.
Pipeline Develops Prediction Engine for Switching Traders into the Best Performing Algorithm
News  |  4/18/2007  | 
After expelling third-party algorithms one month ago from passing through its block market, Pipeline Trading Systems LLC has invented a method of predicting the performance of third-party algorithms that its customers can still access through DMA platforms. On Friday, Pipeline said it has created an Algorithm Switching Engine that is able to predict the performance of third-party algorithmic trading strategies and offer these algorithm
ACTIV Financial Acclerates its Ticker Plant Technology
News  |  4/11/2007  | 
As the industry struggles with increasing data message rates with no end in sight, market data technology providers are searching for alternative solutions to the current method of throwing more boxes at the problem. Two weeks ago, ACTIV Financial, an aggregator of data feeds and low-latency direct-exchange feed technology, announced that it's porting, its next generation market data ticker plant solution, directly onto silicon.
ISE CEO Krell Announces Retirement
News  |  4/5/2007  | 
International Stock Exchange boss and industry luminary David Krell announced his retirement this week, effective at the end of the year. While he will vacate the role of CEO, the exchange's Board intends to elect him as Chairman. He will be succeeded by current COO Gary Katz. Katz and Krel
Placemark Automates Block Trades and Allocations With FIX Flyer
News  |  4/3/2007  | 
Dallas-based Placemark Investments, went live with FIX Flyer's online service for formatting equity block trades and automating the allocations that are sent back to the brokers offering these programs, the investment adviser announced today. With the boom in unified managed accounts for retail investors, Placema
UNX Provides Access to Algo Tools Via IM
News  |  4/3/2007  | 
Buy-side traders who use instant messaging to communicate with and route order flow to the sell-side community now can use IM to sweep crossing networks and dark pools.

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