IMlogic Offers Compliance for Hedge Funds; Fiserv and Mantas Fight Money Laundering; Bradford & Bingley Selects SunGard's Basel II Capital Manager for Basel II Regulatory Compliance and Credit Risk Management; Sector and Eagle Rock Partnership Provides Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Solutions
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Raymond James Financial Moves 100k Portfolios to CheckFree APL; 303 Capital Partners Selects SunGard's Kiodex for Web-based Commodities Risk Management; CheckFree Investment Services to Provide Hedge Fund Data Through HedgeFund.net Agreement
Telekurs (USA) Teams With N-Tier Securities for Corporate Actions; RIXML Consortium Hooks Up With XBRL on Data Tagging Standard; Futures Commission Merchant Goes Live on Ubitrade
Merrill Integrates Algorithmic Trading Service With Macgregor XIP; Hotspot FX to Connect With Trading Technology X_TRADER Platform; Thomson AutEx Announces Integration With BNY Brokerage DEx
Wealth Management: Can a Leopard Change Its Spots?
Charles Schwab is in the news again. This time, the news isn't good. Pottruck is out, Charles is back. Wealth management is out, and self-service is back. What went wrong? Was it a failed strategy? A failed implementation? Or both?
O'Neill Named VP at Xcitek; BBH Appoints Kaplan As General Counsel; NYSE Taps Rosen to Market Technology
Wealth Planning With Advice; LoanStar Supports Clearing; Ffastfill Relaunches as ASP
BPO Draws Broader Appeal
Faced with ever-increasing pressure to cut costs, more investment firms are tapping business process outsourcing.
Slow, but Powerful
Creating data standards isn't much fun. But work being done now has the potential to transform the financial-services landscape.
Financial institutions take different approaches to overlay management to improve account performance.
Calling All VARs
Under constant pressure to improve speed and cut costs, financial-services firms are increasingly turning to value-added resellers for tech help.
LEHMAN BROTHERS' approach to one of its most-difficult IT strategies - outsourcing - offers an example of how CIO Jonathan Beyman leads: Get the right people in place, challenge them and then let them do their jobs and hold them accountable for results.
From his fourth floor office at his firm's Boston headquarters, Joe Antonellis looks out over State Street's securities lending division's trading floor.
Hybrid Market, Myriad Challenges
Chief Technology Officer Roger Burkhardt has the unenviable task of automating the New York Stock Exchange and putting it on a level playing field with electronic competitors by creating a hybrid market.
Barclays Conquers Data Issues
Like Jason and the Argonauts, Paul Stevens, CIO at Barclays Global Investors, is on the hunt. But the target of Stevens' interest is what he calls the Golden Source - data of unquestionable integrity.
A Team That’s Built for Speed
When talking these days about the time it takes to get information about a security - when millisecond measurements are standard and the word "microseconds" even occasionally pops up - Archipelago CIO Steven Rubinow is serious when he says he looks first to the laws of physics.
Where Tech Is the Business
Wall Street & Technology editors teamed with TowerGroup analysts to highlight IT leaders who are making the biggest differences for their companies. The common thread: They've made technology an indispensible part of their businesses.
Upper management views technology as strictly operational support, rather than as a sustainable competitive advantage. How do you put an ROI analysis on something as slippery as competitive advantage?
Better Get Used to BPO; IT in Five Not-So-Easy Steps; Can-Spam Isn't Doing the Job
Investment Management Newsflashes
Prisma Capital Selects Riskdata for Fund of Fund Risk Management; BB&T Signs With XcitekSolutionsPlus for Corporate Actions Automation; Schulman Appointed EVP at Advent; Strategies in Wealth Management Conference to Be Held Nov. 9
ESP to Launch Algorithmic Trading Portal; Sector Strikes Alliance to Offer Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Solutions
Workstations of the Future Need to Be Flexible
Panelists at last Wednesday's Wall Street & Technology Wealth Management conference agreed fully on one point: Get next-generation workstations for investment advisers right -- or the future of your business is at risk.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Releases New SOX-related Survey; Axentis Launches Version 4.0 of Compliance Software; Laserfiche and OmniRIM Tackle Records Management Together
7 Reasons The Bloom Is Off Asian Outsourcing
GL Trade Plans to Buy Davidge Data Systems; Reuters Negotiates Sale of Radianz to British Telecom; OMX Technology Promotes Arden to Spearhead Sales in Americas; NeoNet Launches Cross-Border Trading and Settlement Solution
COMMENTARY: The Choice Is Efficiency, or Deficiency
As electronic trading becomes more widespread and revenues are more compressed, commodity products firms need to do two things: reduce costs and expand into more complex, more inefficient products, where they can find greater profitability.
ELECTRONIC TRADING NEWSFLASHES
Deutsche Bank Participates in Launch of LavaFX; Barclays Capital Appoints Whitney to Head IT for Commodities, FX, Emerging Markets and Money Markets; The Tabb Group Hires from Ameritrade
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT NEWSFLASHES
GIS Announces MFACT's New Web Services Capability; MedInvest Chooses DSTi HiPortfolio/3; Polygon Selects XcitekSolutionsPlus for Corporate Actions Automation
Thomson West Introduces Regulation and Compliance Guide; IBM Announces New Data Storage Systems
ICI ADP Picks Financial Messaging Technology for Fixed-Income Transaction Processing; E*Trade Outsources Trade Processing and Regulatory Document Delivery; A Lack of Industrywide Incentives Blocks Post-Trade Automation Efficiency, Tabb Group Says.
SunGard and Albridge Announce Integrated Solution for Brokerage Compliance; AXS-One Enhances E-mail Capture, Archiving and Retention Platform; RS Investment Management to Settle SEC Market Timing Charges; SunGard Launches Management & Compliance
Investment Management Newsflashes
Kennedy Capital Selects INDATA for Trade Order Management; Royal London Asset Management Goes Live With FMCSylvan; Nactan Chooses Eagle for Data Management, Performance Measurement and Reporting
CIBC World Markets Goes Live With SunGard's Broker Direct U2 for Direct-Market Access; Bear Stearns Chooses DART to Control Market Data Costs; Fortis Bank of Brussels Picks Logiscope RT Server for Migration to Telerate TRS Platform; Harborside+ Readies Canadian Joint Venture for Large Block Trading, While POSIT Canada Facility Faces Closure