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Content tagged with Trading Technology posted in July 2008
Software company Northstar recently polled 5,500 wealth managers and found that on a scale of 0 to 80, the average wealth manager scored his firm a 32 in ability to offer best-in-class, holistic and personalized service.
On September 1, London-based Blue Systems will stage a U.S. launch of two new low-cost ($10 and $20 per month) global news applications for professional traders to use on their mobile devices. The blue mobile applications are designed to deliver worldwide news to the traders ahead of traditional internet and TV new vehicles such as cnbc and more cheaply than Bloomberg or Reuters desktop applications, over Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Sy
Eighty-four percent of senior managers at fund companies and fund administrators are concerned that manual processes are affecting their ability to control errors, according to a study released today by software company Confluence. The survey had 115 respondents, 40% of them C-level executives.
A sketch comedy group called The Vacationeers has created a series of videos about Google extras. In this fourth episode of The Googling, Google SMS, a young man uses text messaging and gets more than movie times:
Like a wartime marriage, the merger of Thomson and Reuters 90 days ago occurred in the harshest of market conditions - the subprime mess quickly led to losses and layoffs among the companies' largest customers - and the merged entity appears to be feeling the strain. Thomson Reuter's stock price has dropped in the last few weeks due to worries that its business will be affected by the Wall Street job cuts.
One of the ironies of office life is that often, the more tasks are automated, the more paper documents abound -- software that's supposed to obviate the need for paper documents tends to end up generating even more paper than before. But New York City-based retail and institutional brokerage Bishop Rosen is going truly paper-free this summer, by scanning and digitizing all printed documents, and users are relishing the freedom from paper.