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Content tagged with Trading Technology posted in March 2011
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Deltix Launches Hosted HFT Quant Trading Solution
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
The solution, hosted by Investment Technology Group, allows clients to create, backtest and deploy quant trading strategies with connectivity to global destinations.
Dimon Hates New Regs
Commentary  |  3/31/2011  | 
The JP Morgan chief criticized the CFTC swaps crackdown and Dodd-Frank in no uncertain terms.
DTCC And SIFMA Release Report Identifying Opportunities To Mitigate Risks In Processing MMIs
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
DTCC and SIFMA formed the MMI Blue Sky Task Force in October 2009 to review the functioning of the MMI settlement system following the financial crisis.
Vivisimo Unveils Web 3.0 Customer Experience Optimization Platform
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
The CXO personal workspace platform capitalizes on information generated by groups of people, and in way that is indicative of Web 3.0, learns the context of a question about a specific person and pulls the relevant data out.
J.P. Morgan Executes and Clears CDS and IRS Trades Via Bloomberg Professional
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
The news reflects that Bloomberg's fixed income business is preparing to register as a swap execution facility with the CFTC and SEC.
Reaching 100% STP - Why Not? Why Now?
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
Firms have grown too complacent and comfortable with the STP they have achieved and thus are not pursuing the greater goal of 100 percent STP across all asset classes.
Predictive Analytics Arms the Buy Side Against HFT
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
Buy-side traders can use streaming data on stocks to capture short-term alpha and avoid adverse selection, says Pipeline's Henri Waelbroeck.
Tibco Unveils Extreme Low-Latency Messaging Technology
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
Targeted at banks, hedge funds and exchanges, Tibco FTL claims to be 40 percent faster than competitors like Informatica, IBM and Solace.
Kenmar Group Selects GlobeOp For Managed Account Fund Administration, Risk, Managed Services
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
Kenmar's CLariTy Managed Account & Analytics Platform is comprised of 40 separately managed accounts.
BT Announces New Managed Secure Messaging Services For Financial Services Community
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
The service is designed to meet the security requirements of banks, clearing houses and securities depositories as well as corporate treasurers.
What Email? For Goldman Sachs, Voicemail Is Still Best
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Lloyd Blankfein told jurors at the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, that he sometimes does not read his e-mail and prefers instead to listen to voice mail.
Citi Clears First U.S. Client Interest Rate Derivatives Trade on LCH.Clearnet
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
The move reflects Citi's commitment to a consolidated, global and platform-agnostic approach to central clearing.
Hedge Funds Bet on Asia Pacific
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
While the aftershocks of Japan's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis continue to unfold, hedge funds are sprouting up in Asia Pacific and U.S. investors are buying Japanese ETFs.
Marathon Asset Management Selects SimCorp For Investment Management System
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
The firm, which has $53 billion in assets under management, will use the system to support its portfolio accounting operations serving traditional and alternative funds.
Start Your Engines: The Future of High Frequency Trading
Commentary  |  3/23/2011  | 
On May 6, 2010, however, the world changed when the Dow went into freefall only to bounce back minutes later.
E*Trade Launches New Facebook-Style Online Investment Community
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
The site allows investors to see other E*Trade clients' integrated account data as well as their trading performance and account activity.
In His Own Words: Q&A with Bloomberg Cofounder Thomas Secunda
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
Thomas Secunda, one of the cofounders of Bloomberg LP, shares his thoughts on higher education, rapid technology development, financial services transparency and more.
Inside the Bloomberg Machine
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
Thirty years after it was founded, Bloomberg LP has woven its technology into the fabric of Wall Street’s front office. Superior customer service and rapid technology upgrades have generated a loyal customer base and billions in profits. Here’s an inside look at how Bloomberg pushes out new technology at a phenomenal pace.
Orange Business Services Installs New Turnkey Trading Foors In China
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
China Minsheng Banking Corporation and Evergrowing Bank have used Trading Solutions to design and deploy entirely new trading floors in their respective Shanghai offices.
New Technologies To Stop Insider Trading
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
With the biggest insider trading trial in history currently under way, Wall Street firms are ramping up their technology to try to prevent market abuses before it's too late.
GFI To Provide OTC Energy Data Via GlobalView's MarketView Solutions
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The data is sourced directly from GFI's electronic trading platforms for the energy markets, EnergyMatch Europe and EnergyMatch.
Nasdaq OMX Nordic Debuts North American Market Access
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
Nasdaq OMX Nordic is making it easier for its clients to trade in the North American equity markets.
J.P. Morgan Worldwide Services Issues Guide for Hedge Fund Start Ups in Asia
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
Provides advice on launching a hedge fund in Asia, including regulatory issues, fee structure, service provider selection and technology systems and processes.
youDevise and First Coverage Merge to Form Global Trade Idea Network for Institutional Investors
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
youDevise and First Coverage market online services that enable institutional investors to receive short- and long-term trade ideas from their brokerage firms.
Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext: A Dubious Union
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
The ecomonic implications of Deutsche Boerse's proposed NYSE Euronext acquisition.
Wall Street Has Its Very Own WikiLeaks, And It Isn't Pretty
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
As the Galleon trial unfolds in a lower Manhattan courtroom, prosecutors have been playing a series of secretly taped phone conversations made by the FBI.
The Associated Press Joins Forces with RavenPack
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
RavenPack will develop sentiment analysis products that process A.P.'s market-moving content or use in quantitative trading and investment models.
Bloomberg Breaks $1Trillion Record for Electronic Swaps Trading in 2011
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
With plans to register as a swaps execution facility in 2011, Bloomberg's fixed income platform is seeing extensive participation from 23 dealers and 450 buy-side firms in interest-rate and credit default swaps trading.
U.S. Banks Wildly Unprepared For Japan-Type Disaster
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
A large number of organizations are still not confident that their data will be restored completely within hours of a disaster, according to a survey.
A Positive Spin on Dodd-Frank
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Dodd-Frank will push firms to invest in unified back-end systems in order to meet rigorous transparency demands, which could lead to strong returns on investment in other areas of the business.
Orc and Newedge Deliver High Speed Link for Asian Markets
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Orc will manage the high-speed connection between Chicago and Newedge's Hong Kong trading data center, offering US traders access to Asian markets.
Finance Professionals Get To Make Own Videos Via Thomson Reuters Platform
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
As buy-side professionals get inundated with an increasing barrage of research and information about the markets, they are turning to multimedia and mobile solutions, according to Thomson Reuters.
Bleak News for Japan's Economy
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Bloomberg Opens Offices in Mumbai
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
New office serves region where Bloomberg's customer base is growing rapidly.
Direct Edge CTO Steps Down
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
The exchange operator said Steven Bonnano will leave the company in May and that a search for candidates has commenced.
OMG And Enterprise Data Management Council To Develop Data Standards for Financial Reform
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
The common standard will help financial organizations transform their data into "Actionable Intelligence" to support systemic risk assessment and analytics.
Deutsche Bank Shaves Trade Latency Down to 1.25 Microseconds
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
Offering a new hardware-based DMA technology to high frequency shops, the bank said it's breaking the speed barrier of software-based solutions.
Goldenberg Hehmeyer Extends Contract with Orc Software
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
Proprietary trading firm to use Orc Liquidator engine to support its ETF market making operations and access to exchanges.
Bloomberg Hiring 500 More Technologists
News  |  3/14/2011  | 
Following a few years of record expansion, Bloomberg announces plans to hire 500 more research and development professionals.
UAT Launches iPerx To Boost Commission Recapture Programs
News  |  3/11/2011  | 
Patented iPerX Automates Trading Process and Increases Recapture Rates to 75%.
Dodd-Frank Pushes the Middle Office Forward
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
Custom Algos Growing in Popularity
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
Today's buy-side trader needs made-to-order formulas for pursuing alpha, and the algo designers are scurrying to meet the demand.
HFTs: Resistance is Futile
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
It started with equities, but high-frequency trading's march to dominance already has overtaken options and futures. The only ones who can stop it now are the regulators.
An Algo That Prevents Crashes
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
A new metric may hold the key to stopping future Flash Crashes.
Global Index Provider FTSE Launches iPhone App
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
With FTSE's streaming service, continuous changes to the underlying stock prices are automatically captured in the real-time index value.
Algo Technologies Goes Live With Colo to LSE Markets
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
This enables the high frequency and algo trading community via the LSE Group data center, to access Turquoise and eventually the other LSE markets on the MillenniumIT platform.
Algo Testing Mandate a Solid, But Impractical Idea
News  |  3/9/2011  | 
CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton recently proposed a bold idea: Exchanges and regulators should test trading algorithms before they go to market and perhaps award them a "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" before launch.
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