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Content tagged with Trading Technology posted in October 2010
SAP Admits Infringement In Oracle Case
Commentary  |  10/29/2010  | 
An attorney for SAP on Thursday wrote to U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton pointing to media coverage of recent developments in the case as the reason for the shift in its strategy.
Royal Bank Of Scotland Selects SmartCo For Centralized Securities Reference And Price Data Management
News  |  10/29/2010  | 
GBM intends to use SmartCo DataHub to centralize and manage all the security reference data and end of day prices for the benefit of all departments of the bank, according to a release.
Algorithmic Trading in the FX Market
Commentary  |  10/27/2010  | 
Adoption of FX algorithms is on the rise, and from black-box origins they are moving to a customizable, white-box model, according to Celent's analyst.
The Ultimate Risk—Flawed Liquidity Risk Management
News  |  10/27/2010  | 
As the global financial services industry heads into 2011 after digesting Dodd-Frank, Basel III and the “flash crash,” the question is “Where to now?”
Q&A With ITG Managing Director Jamie Selway
News  |  10/27/2010  | 
In an interview with Advanced Trading, Selway explains how the Flash Crash boosted regulators’ knowledge of how high frequency trading functions and why they don't need to step in to curb market fragmentation.
Training Wall Street's Future Ranks of Financial Advisors
Commentary  |  10/22/2010  | 
With new regulations on the way, financial firms need to invest in the training of financial advisors.
Bridgeline Digital Retains Genesis Select for Investor Relations
News  |  10/22/2010  | 
Bridgeline's iAPPS Product Suite is an SaaS solution that unifies content management, e-Commerce, e-Marketing, and Analytics capabilities into the heart of websites, intranets, extranets, and portals.
Baron: Best Time In 40 Years to Invest In Stocks
Commentary  |  10/22/2010  | 
Ron Baron, founder of Baron Capital thinks that the current market conditions present a great opportunity for investment in stocks.
Future Trading Desk: Are Machines Taking Over?
Commentary  |  10/21/2010  | 
Buy-side traders at the AT Summit shared predicted that computers will do most of the trading, while humans monitor the machines.
BT To Expand Ultra-Low Latency Capabilities
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
BT Radianz Ultra will provide market participants in Paris and London with sub-millisecond access to market data and execution services, exchanges and Multilateral Trading Facilities.
ITG Unveils Algorithm for Brazilian Equities
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
Investment Technology Group Inc. announced its Active algorithm can now be used to trade Brazilian equities as the firm looks to capitalize on growing demand from global clients invested in the Latin American nation’s markets.
LSE Boasts Turquoise Now World’s Fastest Trading Platform
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
The London Stock Exchange said the Turquoise is now the world’s fastest trading platform, with an average latency of 126 microseconds since it migrated to the MilleniumIT technology system.
Cinnober Unveils New Market Model
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
Adaptive Micro Auctions can level the playing field among market participants in terms of latency, contends Cinnober.
Lime Brokerage Selects Correlix RaceTeam To Enhance Latency Transparency
News  |  10/19/2010  | 
Service measures speeds down to microsecond-level.
Buy Side Turns to TCA As Defense Against HFT - AT Summit
Commentary  |  10/18/2010  | 
Asset managers are using TCA to measure performance of broker algo strategies and to detect gaming by HFT firms, according to panel at AT Summit.
Markit To Acquire DTCC Loan/Serv Messaging Portal
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
The acquisition expands the ability of Markit's loan messaging hub, Markit WSOData, to accept and distribute Financial Products Markup Language (FpML) messages from agent banks.
New Pan-European Equities Matching Service Executes First Live Trade
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
The service allows executing brokers and prime brokers to clear hedge fund transactions.
Market Maker Obligations for High-Frequency Traders Are Not the Answer
News  |  10/15/2010  | 
Laying stabilization obligations on today's high-frequency traders would not help put the markets back together again with anything near the effectiveness of the old world market makers.
Europe’s Swedbank Deploys SunGard’s Front Arena for Algo Trading
News  |  10/15/2010  | 
Swedbank announced it expanded its use of SunGard’s Front Arena platform by deploying the system’s algorithmic trading functionality to boost the firm’s trading of equities and derivatives.
Burgundy Locates Matching Engines at Interxion's Stockholm Data Center
News  |  10/15/2010  | 
Burgundy's 14 owners collectively account for around half of all trading volumes in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish equities.
Tradency Partnership Gives FXTF Access to Suite of FX Algos
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
Tradency Inc., a maker of technology for online FX trading, announced it formed a partnership with Japanese broker FXTrade Financial Co. to boost its presence abroad.
Investment Professionals Launches Enhanced Managed Account Platform Services With FundQuest
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
Leveraging FundQuest's asset management capabilities IPI will offer a wider breadth of wealth management solutions, from managed models to client-directed portfolios.
Quantitative Brokers Unveils Interest Rate Futures Algos
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
Quantitative Brokers announced the official launch of a suite of algorithmic strategies to trade U.S. interest rate futures, a platform that's been used by a number of hedge funds, bank trading desks and commodity trading advisors since July.
T. Rowe Price Rolls Out Portware for Global Equities Trading
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
Asset manager deploys Portware Enterprise at the firm's London and Hong Kong offices, following rollout in the U.S.
Wall Street Set for Record Pay in 2010
News  |  10/12/2010  | 
Total compensation for Wall Street financial firms could reach $144 billion this year, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Nasdaq Launches Third Equities Exchange to Lure Large Orders
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
This is first U.S. exchange to offer a price-size-priority model to attract large orders back to the displayed markets.
Atrium Network Unveils Global Connection to CBOE
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Atrium Network announced its European customers are now able to access the Chicago Board Options Exchange through its platform, which is now available on a global basis.
Banks Back from the Brink: Could New Financial Regs Derail the Banking Industry?
News  |  10/8/2010  | 
Most banks are doing well, but uncertainty surrounding the Dodd-Frank banking regulations may hinder future growth.
Maples Fund Services Launches New Brand
News  |  10/8/2010  | 
Maples Fund Services is located around the world across six jurisdictions, with technology infrastructure and data processing centers that provide for a 24-7 servicing capability. The firm has invested in front-to-back office solutions through partnerships with Advent Geneva, Paladyne Systems and Linedata to build out a technology and operational infrastructure.
CA Cheuvreux Deploys Algorithmic Strategies On Turkish Market
News  |  10/8/2010  | 
Rule changes on the Istanbul Stock Exchange allow clients to cancel orders or decrease order sizes without involving a local broker.
SIX Telekurs Beefs Up Evaluated Pricing Unit
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
SIX Telekurs announced the expansion of its evaluated pricing segment, which calculates prices for a range of fixed income instruments and derivatives to comply with more stringent global demands for transparency.
Institutions Cautiously Optimistic on European Derivatives
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
Despite modest declines in trading volume from the first half of 2009 through mid-year 2010, about 55 percent of European institutions predict their usage of flow equity derivatives will increase in 2011.
Citi Launches Global FoHF Platform Based on youDevise's HIP Technology
News  |  10/6/2010  | 
HIP Enterprise is the first integrated online portfolio management system for large FoHF complexes and administrators.
SunGard Extends Loanet Integration With Quadriserv's AQS
News  |  10/6/2010  | 
The integration allows SunGard customers to have greater control over order management and inventory functions.
BTG Pactual Deploys Quantifi XL For Credit Trading
News  |  10/6/2010  | 
BTG Pactual, an investment bank focused on emerging markets, announced it will use Quantifi XL for the pricing an analysis of its credit products.
SEC-CFTC Flash Crash Report Leaves Experts Unsatisfied
Commentary  |  10/5/2010  | 
Many of us have read the long awaited joint SEC-CFTC report on the May 6th Flash Crash. By now everyone knows, that the regulators largely blame the sudden “Flash Crash” on a huge sale of E-mini futures contracts by a single fundamental investor, not named in the report, but which sources have identified as Waddell & Reed Financial, a conservative mutual fund company.
SuperDerivatives Announces SDX Multi-Asset Platform
News  |  10/5/2010  | 
SDX will deliver advanced front-office functionality for managing interest rates, currencies, equities, commodities, energy and credit instruments.
The LME, Europe's Last Open Outcry Trading Floor
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Dow Jones Newswires' Andrea Hotter takes a look at the last bastion of open outcry trading in Europe and one of the few remaining in the world, the London Metal Exchange. Tracing its history from inception to current day, she examines the various ways to trade metals.
TGIF: The Faces of Debt
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
In this Daily Show video, Jon Stewart takes a close look at what Vice-President Joe Biden has termed "The Summer of Recovery."
SS&C Acquires thinklink From TD Ameritrade
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
thinklink is an Internet-deployed trade order management system, execution system, liquidity engine and provides connectivity to algorithmic trading systems.
Morgan Stanley Selects GlobeOp To Provide Managed Account Services
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
GlobeOp's managed account platform services offer independent middle and back office services, risk services and daily, in-depth data and reporting tools.
Firms Not Prepared for Increased Risk Analytics Demands
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Most financial services professionals do not feel that their firms are prepared to handle the growing needs for in-depth business and risk analytics, according to an InformationWeek Financial Services Analytics study.

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