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The House that MDDL Built SIIA accelerates the quest for standards with a toolkit from Foliage.
Fleet Sees Payoff In CRM Slow but steady approach to portal development is increasing revenue; bank plans to build on the platform with analytics system.
NEWSFLASHES Zurich Financial Services Australia implements HiPortfolio from DST International; Commercial-mortgage-backed securities pricing added to the Reuters DataScope; The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and the Taiwan Securities Central Depository sign general agreement of mutual cooperation.
BCP Lies in Tapping Threat Profiles The solution to the agencies' dilemma lies in tapping the organizations' threat profiles; if we're talking about near-random single-epicenter events such as earthquake, air accident or similar, then yes, the radius of effect determines separation.
Dream a Little Dream Everyone is whispering that it could be time for a market rebound.
Reconciliation Vendors At Forefront of Change According to a report by Financial Insights, reconciliation vendors are looking to the future.
Tech and Biz Execs at Odds over Disaster Preparedness A recent RoperASW poll found wide gaps in data-vulnerability perceptions and disaster-recovery readiness by leaders of major U.S. companies.
Celent Ranks Anti-Money Laundering Vendors Between 2003 and 2005, Celent Communications estimates there will be approximately $632.2 million spent on anti-money-laundering software- related hardware and services.
Earning a Payback on CRM: Smaller Projects, More Homework Financial-services companies struggling with CRM should scale down projects and do more business analysis.
Lost in the Mail Ensuring that your firm has an effective e-document-management system, while continuing to run an efficient business, will take a comprehensive step-by-step approach.
VoIP Comes Through Loud & Clear When Cantor Fitzgerald needed to rebuild its infrastructure following the Sept. 11 tragedy, the firm had to make a decision about its telephones.
Trading the New-Fashioned Way Autotrading may allow financial-services firms to reduce headcount and execute on advanced trading strategies. But is the technology ready to be trusted?
Firms Eye Risk In Regulatory Storm In today's compliance-intensive environment, firms are seeking the most effective way to structure their risk departments.
It’s Raining Market Data, Hallelujah! The introduction of TRACE information adds to the challenge of optimizing market data on corporate-bond-trading desks.
Getting Your Fair Share New technology for shareholder services has many investment managers reviewing their transfer-agency contracts.
Who Will Bid On the GSTPA's TFM? After eating up over 90 million euros of industry funding on its way to bankruptcy court, the GSTPA's TFM will soon be on the auction block.
IT Challenge Auerbach Grayson & Company has built a brokerage business that spans 83 countries by partnering with local brokerages and building a 24X7 international trading system.
Services for Six-Sigma Success Effective customer servicing is the goal of Business Process Management, a new training program being offered by Six Sigma Qualtec.
To Catch a Criminal Mid-tier financial institutions may be interested in an anti-money-laundering and USA Patriot Act solution from Actimize.
Keeping in Compliance The compliance marketplace can now add a new solution to its shelves from LiveOffice Corporation.
NYSE Makes It Official The New York Stock Exchange recently elected Peter Costa to the position of senior floor official.
JPMorgan Woos Citigroup Exec. Teresa McGonagle has been appointed global practice leader in JPMorgan Investor Services' Global Client Group.
Old Presence Lands New Position Industry veteran P. Howard Edelstein has found a new home.
Building a Platform for Wealth With the fall off of online investing over the past three years, bankers, brokers, advisers and investment managers have been migrating their organizations toward a holistic view of the retail customer, driven off a compressive financial plan.
WS&T WEEK IT executives at financial-services firms, ECNs and the exchanges had many issues to contend with during the blackout. Below we tell their stories.
Amex Runs Out of Steam The American Stock Exchange had all its bases covered in the event of a power failure -- except one.
Lehman Brothers Stays Together Lehman Brothers' CIO Jon Beyman took August 14th off but didn't have the relaxing day he planned.
ECNs Battle Blackout Electronic-communications networks worked through the night to make sure their customers were plugged in.
NYSE Broker Doesn't Break After getting a workout running up and down 26 flights of stairs, Richard Rosenblatt got right back to work.
Devastated on 9-11; eSpeed Handles Blackout with Ease Advest rerouts calls to get around branches affected by the blackout.
Advest Adapts to Branch Closures Advest rerouts calls to get around branches affected by the blackout.
Outage Knocks Out Small Broker Disaster-recovery sites and backup diesel generators cost money that some smaller players just don't have.
Nasdaq: All Systems Read Go Being an all-electronic exchange, Nasdaq was ready to go when the screens went dark.
Brut ECN To Cut Rates In Battle for Volume Brut ECN is reducing rates for high-volume traders in a move to lure business away from rivals.
Need to Transfer Between Transfer Agencies? Principal Mutual Funds decides to reinvest in its long-time shareholder-accounting partner.
NEWSFLASHES Northern Trust Company announces availability of its Trade Services capability for global institutional-investment managers; Chicago Mercantile Exchange's Globex soon accessible through Sprint; HSBC Bank USA extends use of Calypso to equity-derivatives products.
A "New CRM" for Investment Managers and Advisors Today's CRM technologies feature capabilities that extend far beyond the creation of unified views--including advanced analytic capabilities for leveraging a brokerage's rich repository of centralized data.
Ameritrade Pitches New Interface at Active Traders Ameritrade is rolling out a new interface to active traders that displays liquidity in the Nasdaq Level II feed.
Banking on Data The Bank of New York saves hundreds of thousands of dollars a year using active archive software from Princeton Softech.
This Week's Tech Update This week's tech happenings from around the financial-services industry; including briefs on electronic trading, investment technology, risk management, market data and operations.