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Content tagged with Trading Technology posted in February 2011
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FlexTrade Launches FlexEdge Analytics Platform
News  |  2/28/2011  | 
FlexEdge provides short-term return forecasts across overnight and intraday time horizons, as well as intraday volume forecasts for use on the buy and sell sides.
Tech Glitches Strangle Exchanges
News  |  2/28/2011  | 
File Virtualization And Data Mobility Provider AutoVirt Releases New Solution
News  |  2/28/2011  | 
AutoVirt v3.5 enhancements include comprehensive assessment capability and the ability to discover and classify all file data across heterogeneous file storage environments.
BlackBerry Secure, Android Not?
News  |  2/25/2011  | 
With smartphones outselling PCs for the first time, criminals are now targeting mobile devices. How can you protect your phones?
Savvis Appoints Bill Fathers To President
News  |  2/25/2011  | 
Ex-army captain Fathers will aim to expand the company globally.
U.S. and European Brokers To Spend $206 Million In 2011 On New Surveillance Programs
News  |  2/24/2011  | 
Brokers must help fill the divide between the way markets operate and how they are surveilled, according to a new report from TABB Group.
Top 10 Tips for a Successful IT Plan
Commentary  |  2/24/2011  | 
New Thomson Reuters Platform Aims to Simplify Quant Trading
News  |  2/23/2011  | 
Thomson Reuters announced the launch of a platform it said allows traders to more quickly launch strategies across global markets.
Titan Trading Analytics Incorporates MarketPsych Sentiment Data into Behavioral Research
News  |  2/23/2011  | 
The MarketPsych Data Feed provides intraday updates gathered from earnings call transcripts, chat forums, and social media sites.
LSE-TMX Merger Likely To Hit Regulatory Roadblocks
Commentary  |  2/23/2011  | 
HSBC to Offer CQG's Trading Front-End
News  |  2/23/2011  | 
HSBC Futures customers in Asia Pacific and its internal trading desk can now route orders to exchanges via CQG's trading platform.
Options IT Expands to ISE's New Data Center
News  |  2/22/2011  | 
Looks to serve high frequency traders seeking to access ISE's new Optimise trading platform.
Yahoo! Finance Launches iPad App
News  |  2/22/2011  | 
Yahoo! Finance MarketDash allows consumers and professionals to track news, market data and changes in the stock market on the popular iPad tablet.
As Islamic Market Grows, Bloomberg Releases Islamic Finance Platform
News  |  2/22/2011  | 
The Islamic marketplace is growing rapidly and there is high demand for a wide range of resources, according to Bloomberg L.P. president Dan Doctoroff.
Employee Poaching On The Rise On Wall Street
News  |  2/17/2011  | 
Technologists are top of the list, according to a survey from eFinancialCareers.
UNX Catalyst Offers Behavioral Research from Titan Trading Analytics
News  |  2/17/2011  | 
The firms developed a plug-in that streams behavioral research and trade strategies from Titan's TickAnalyst system into the UNX Catalyst EMS.
Surge Trading Selects Equinix For Colocation And Business Continuity
News  |  2/17/2011  | 
The New York-based electronic market maker will leverage Equinix's network-neutral colocation and continuity trading services.
The Price of Hiding Quant Glitches
News  |  2/17/2011  | 
DTCC Launches Service To Automate Matching Of Broker-To-Broker Ex-Clearing Trades
News  |  2/16/2011  | 
The service is expected to be fully functional by June 2011.
Hedge Funds, Banks Knew: Madoff
News  |  2/16/2011  | 
iPhone5 Rumors: Half-Size Phone Or Larger Screen?
Commentary  |  2/15/2011  | 
These are just some of the latest rumors in the run-up to Apple's buzz-generating annual release of its latest iPhone.
Former Goldman Chairman Blasts NYSE-DB Merger
Commentary  |  2/14/2011  | 
Bloomberg supports the NYSE-Deutsche Borse merger, while Schumer cites managerial control and naming issue.
Gelber Group Taps Orc for PHLX Connectivity
News  |  2/14/2011  | 
Prop trading firm will quote options on PHLX using Orc's low latency trading engine.
ITG Breaks Volume Record
News  |  2/14/2011  | 
GFI Launches FENICS Trader For Foreign Exchange Options
News  |  2/14/2011  | 
The technology facilitates independent FX options price discovery, offering a "many-to-many" venue for bilateral trading and execution.
Wall Street Fights New Whistleblower Law
Commentary  |  2/11/2011  | 
The industry's lobbyists have mounted a furious behind-the-scenes effort to constrain the reach of the new protections laid out in the Dodd-Frank Act.
Data Center Provider Interxion Teams Up With NYSE Technologies For Low Latency Trading
News  |  2/11/2011  | 
New NYSE Technologies services available at Interxion will include the consolidated market data service, Superfeed, which will be an additional point of data collection and dissemination.
iPad A New Technology Paradigm -- A Reluctant Admission
Commentary  |  2/10/2011  | 
The internet -- along with client-server and wireless computing -- are driving the next new technology paradigm: The Age of the iPad.
2010 Wasn't a Very Good Year, Or Was It?
Commentary  |  2/10/2011  | 
An historical comparison reveals just how much value strategic technology investment can add to business performance.
Information Governance: A Practical Approach for the Dodd-Frank Era
News  |  2/10/2011  | 
Managers will never be able to determine the relative value of all of the information stored by a company without the tools to enable a defensible data disposal strategy.
H.R. 4173 (Dodd-Frank): A Real 'Page Turner'
Commentary  |  2/10/2011  | 
The final version of Dodd-Frank, or Bill H.R. 4173, weighs in at 848 pages.
The Secrets of the Quants
Commentary  |  2/10/2011  | 
How does an algo take flight? What are hedge funds demanding? An experts spills the beans.
Expect More Exchange Hacks: Expert
News  |  2/9/2011  | 
BT Launches Consultancy Service To Help Firms Meet Mobile Compliance Requirements
News  |  2/8/2011  | 
In November, all mobile communications made on UK financial institutions' fixed or mobile devices will need to be recorded and archived for at least six months.
OCE Interactive Releases New Stock Research Platform
News  |  2/8/2011  | 
OCE's Comps Companion explains why a company trades at different multiples relative to a group of peers across U.S. equities.
Nasdaq's Hack Attack Shocker!
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
5 Tips for On-Boarding Success
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Nasdaq Hack Attack Raises New Security Concerns For Financial Industry
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Exchanges and financial firms will need to reassess security as well as next-generation business models such as open source and cloud computing, experts say.
Opportunities Created By The Volcker Rule
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
While the rule that limits prop trading will depress earnings at some firms, it could create new opportunities for other market participants.
Israel Firm Provides DMA Via Fidessa Network
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Excellence Nessuah provides DMA to Tel Aviv Stock Exchange for Fidessa network buy-and sell-side clients seeking to expand presence in Israeli market.
Wealth Manager Adopts FX Kit
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Orc Connects with Lime's Infrastructure
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Clients can build strategies on Orc and take advantage of Lime's low-latency infrastructure, built for high frequency traders.
Orc Rolls out Connectivity to Lime Brokerage's Low-Latency Trading Infrastructure
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Connectivity to Lime's low-latency infrastructure will provide high-frequency and other latency-sensitive traders with high-performance access to the U.S. equities, options and futures markets.
Algos That Predict Trader's Tics
News  |  2/4/2011  | 
Diagnostic trading algorithms can show when a trader is about to hit the red zone.
Madoff Trustee Says JP Morgan Execs Knew Of Fraud
News  |  2/4/2011  | 
Irving Picard filed a $6.4 billion lawsuit against JP Morgan in December. It was unsealed Thursday.
iPad2: Not That Big Of A Deal?
Commentary  |  2/3/2011  | 
Eyewitnesses claim to have seen a prototype. Some say it has several new features, others say they weren't blown away...
Large Players Worry About Dodd Frank Swap Regs
News  |  2/2/2011  | 
Goldman, BlackRock, Tradeweb and ICAP call for flexiibility in rulemaking process and correct sizing of block trades.
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