Finding Hidden Dangers in Spreadsheets
So much valuable information on Wall Street is stored in Excel spreadsheets, it's worth keeping an eye on them to spot fraud and errors before auditors do, says Ralph Baxter, CEO of ClusterSeven.
Higher Frequency, Lower Risk
Detractors claim that high frequency trading has a very risky profile and is capable of destabilizing the markets but Aldridge examines the risks of high-frequency trading in comparison with lower-frequency trading styles across every risk category.
Nothing Has Changed, Paul Wilmott Says
Risk models are OK, says famous researcher and quant who predicted the subprime crisis, but they need to be paired with common sense rather than a sheep-like mentality.
E-Discovery: Remembering Forgotten Data
Electronic discovery is proving to be one of the most powerful tools in the corporate and legal arsenal. As corporations come to rely more heavily on e-discovery, however, some serious flaws in traditional e-discovery processes have become more and more prevalent.
Fincad Enhances Analytics Suite
In response to credit market disruptions, high volatility and regulatory compliance requirements, Fincad has made substantial enhancements to its analytics library.
Chi-X Europe Launches Chi-Velocity
Chi-X Europe has launched Chi-Velocity, a proximity-hosted risk management software layer co-located next to the Chi-X Europe primary matching engine that enables trading participant firms to offer ultra-low latency sponsored DMA to their clients.
NYSE Euronext Innovates at Warp Speed
NYSE Euronext and CIO Steve Rubinow are focused on doing things faster, including communication, development and, of course, competing in the low-latency trading arena.