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Content tagged with Trading Technology posted in September 2008
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Derivix Chosen for Goldman Trading Platform
News  |  9/30/2008  | 
Derivix to provide exclusive options pricing and analytics integration with Goldman Sachs' electronic trading platform.
Why the Bailout Failed and Ideas for Fixing Wall Street and its IT
News  |  9/29/2008  | 
Congress's failure to pass the Treasury's proposed $700 billion financial bailout package today came as no surprise to Anil Kumar, global head - financial services group at IT services giant Satyam. "They didn't do a good job of summarizing the plan," Kumar says. "They've got to redefine the plan to be more consumer-oriented, rather than solely based on removing toxic assets from banks' balance sheets." He adds, "Unless the housing problems are
Aite Group Releases New Report
News  |  9/29/2008  | 
Markit Postpones Rolls
News  |  9/29/2008  | 
ICAP Makes Trading Statement
News  |  9/29/2008  | 
Why are we still waiting for the $700 billion bailout?
Commentary  |  9/26/2008  | 
As debate over the $700 billion bailout continues, Larry Tabb, CEO of TABB Group, comments on the need for "bipartisan, unambiguous and morally steadfast leadership ... not a group of folks fiddling around while Rome burns"
Markit Rolls Out Markit CDX Indices
News  |  9/26/2008  | 
NASDAQ OMX Europe Begins Trading
News  |  9/26/2008  | 
STAC Benchmark Council Approves Specification for Testing Direct-Feed Solutions
News  |  9/26/2008  | 
Goal is to allow trading firms to compare vendor solutions on an apples-to-apples basis.
TGIF: The Situation on the Economy
News  |  9/26/2008  | 
In the Situation Room, Wolfe Blitzer speaks with experts on the economy, and John McCain.
Update: JPMorgan Buys WaMu
News  |  9/26/2008  | 
IT integration could take years, Aite analyst cautions.
Tools To Help Older Clients Weather the Economic Storm
News  |  9/25/2008  | 
At least two older people I know live entirely off the income they get from ultra-conservative investments such as Treasury bills. With long-term Treasury notes paying 2-4%, they're watching their monthly incomes plummet. To pay their bills, they have to periodically sell off some of their principal, a scary thing they hesitate to do, knowing they'll have even less to live off of.
LIM Advisors Selects Capstone From Fidessa LatentZero
News  |  9/25/2008  | 
Capstone Technology is chosen by LIM Advisors for trading, compliance and management support.
Tradar Links Portfolio Management and Accounting System with Thomson Reuters Reference Data Platform
News  |  9/25/2008  | 
Demand for data leads Tradar to link to Thomson Reuters platform.
Wall Street Systems Partners With Aleri to Enhance its FX Trading Solution
News  |  9/25/2008  | 
Wall Street Systems Taps into Aleri CEP Technology, revealing partnership at the Gartner Event Processing Summit.
Integral Launches FX Inside HD
News  |  9/25/2008  | 
Wall Street Meltdown Making Buy-Side Firms Really Rethink Sell-Side Relationships
News  |  9/24/2008  | 
Investment management firms to start saying no to derivatives.
ICAP Launches Global Currency Data Feed
News  |  9/24/2008  | 
Lehman Subsidiary Townsend Sees Opportunity in Barclays Acquisition
Commentary  |  9/23/2008  | 
Townsend's CEO discusses the opportunities that lie ahead for RealTick under a new parent company.
Three Ways to Look at Cloud Computing
News  |  9/23/2008  | 
For anyone who has wondered what cloud computing is, William Fellows, an analyst at the 451 Group, offered three definitions at yesterday's High Performance on Wall Street Show:
Microsoft Unveils Street-Ready HPC
News  |  9/22/2008  | 
Windows HPC Server 2008 is true HPC, its creators say.
Lehman Brothers Re-opens For Business Under Barclays Ownership
News  |  9/22/2008  | 
More than 10,000 Lehman employees have been offered jobs in the new entity. There is no word yet from Lehman on a time-frame for the technology integration of both firms.
The End Of An Era
News  |  9/22/2008  | 
The news today that Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are going to be converted to highly regulated commercial banks with strict capital ratio requirements marks the end of Wall Street's ultra profitable hayday. It will be welcomed by the American people, who are done bailing out once highrolling firms with tax dollars. "You flew too close to the sun, now your wings are melting, too bad for you," was a friend's reaction to this
Tech Companies Optimistic Despite Wall Street’s Expected Dip in IT Spending
News  |  9/19/2008  | 
While admitting budgets are flat or dropping, vendors say rising transaction volumes mean market for high-performance technology lives on.
At the End of A Stressful Week, A Bit of Blackberry Humor
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
Even in difficult times - in fact, especially in difficult times - it's helpful to stop and laugh at something silly. Today, we bring you the latest gem from the clever gang at www.blackbookberry.com:
Securities Industry IT Spend to Drop 14.7% in 2009
Commentary  |  9/18/2008  | 
Capital Markets Do Not Need More Regulation, says Ex-SEC Chief Economist Richard Lindsey
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
Will the regulatory hammer fall down on the financial industry in the next few weeks in light of the current crisis? Ex-SEC chief economist Richard Lindsey, says he hopes not.
11 Steps to Data Center Design
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
The right infrastructure aligns processing demands with resources.
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
Neuberger Berman signs three year contract with Broadridge.
Markets Will Recover from Financial Crisis, says Aite Group Founder Sang Lee (VIDEO)
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
Sang Lee, founder of Aite Group, talks to WS&T editor-in-chief Greg MacSweeney about this weeks’ events on Wall Street, and how firms can recover from the crisis and move forward...
Job Opportunities Amidst the Crisis
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
For those of you looking for jobs right now, we'd like to share with you articles we've come across about companies that want to pick up Wall Street's best and brightest dislocated IT talent.
A Truly Global Crisis: "Bankz are Idiotz"
News  |  9/18/2008  | 
Lehman, Merrill, Crisis, SIBOS
The Heart of Wall Street is Still Beatin'
News  |  9/17/2008  | 
"I have a friend that I was ready to feel sorry for. He's a Sales Trader," says Julio Gomez, Founder, Gomez Markets.
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