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The Sins of the Few The equity research model is not only broken, it is destroyed. In trying to clean up the research process, we have thrown out the baby with the bath water.
Noll New Pioneer CIO Pioneer Investment Management USA hired Peter Noll as SVP and CTO. He will report to EVP and COO Mark Goodwin.
Back Joins Citigroup GTS Ken Back has joined Citigroup Global Transaction Services as managing director of strategic solutions for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA).
Framke Promoted to E*Trade CIO Greg Framke, formerly executive vice president of E*Trade Financial Corp., has been promoted to E*Trade's CIO.
Impact’s Retirement Road Map Impact Technologies Group (Charlotte, N.C.) launched its Retirement Road Map sales system, which assists financial advisers in retirement planning for baby boomers.
BPG Goes To the OPERA Basis Point Group (BPG) introduced the Operation Performance Evaluation and Risk Assessment (OPERA) methodology, a quantitative approach to operational improvements that extends the company's financial services market benchmarking framework, according to the firm.
Fixed-Income Analytics Merrill Lynch (New York) unveiled a new fixed-income analytics and data tool, MLXport, which currently is available to select institutional clients as a download.
BPM: It’s All About Efficiency No financial services firm has yet developed a silver bullet for the competitive challenges looming in this highly competitive industry.
On-Demand Is in Demand On-demand computing offers Wall Street firms more-efficient utilization of technology resources and added flexibility.
CIO Challenge: Business Process Outsourcing As Wall Street firms reevaluate their core competencies, once-strategic business processes are now being outsourced. But deciding which processes to outsource and managing the provider relationship remain critical to success.
Filling the Tech-Talent Pipeline To ensure the future of their technology organizations, some Wall Street firms are promoting IT careers.
Credit Derivatives Fears Both the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the U.K.'s FSA are pressuring market participants to improve credit derivatives processing.
Transition Management Evolves Global custodians and index fund managers are using electronic trading and risk measurement tools to compete with the sell side.
E-Mail Contention Broker-dealer Raymond James Financial Services did what few other firms have done: fight SEC allegations - and win.
Scottrade Upgrades Active Traders to Nasdaq’s TotalView Active traders clamoring to see all stock liquidity beyond the best bid and offer could push retail brokerage firms to deliver depth-of-book order feeds on their trading platforms.
Direct From the Source Brokerage firm eSpeed Equities taps direct ECN order book data feeds through a hosted solution.
Workstation Vendor Ratings When it comes to broker workstations, Boston-based Aite Group reports a highly competitive market in which both small and large vendors are scrambling to meet the changing needs of the financial adviser workforce, with a focus on compliance, control, commissions, customers and competition.
Stronger Authentication Single-factor authentication is insufficient for online financial services, according to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).
Future Connectivity The future of financial markets communications will be shared networks, according to a new report from TABB Group.
Crossing Networks Attract New Entrants With all the buzz around crossing networks as a means of searching for hidden liquidity, two new contenders are eyeing the space dominated by Liquidnet, POSIT and Pipeline Trading Systems.
The Data Integration Challenge Data integration remains a major challenge for corporations, according to a recent report by The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) that evaluates the progress of data integration strategies and the IT challenges associated with implementation.
Acceleration and Consolidation on Tap for Financial Markets NYSE and Citigroup expect dramatic shifts and realignment in the financial markets in the next few years, say speakers at a recent BT Radianz event.
Online Businesses Step Up Their Authentication Services Worries are growing that online ID-theft threats will hinder electronic banking
HedgeOp and Backstop Partner to Create Hedge Fund Compliance Platform, and more HedgeOp and Backstop Pair Their Solutions for Hedgies, F. Van Lanschot Implements New Platform
JPMorgan Launches New Service, Citigroup: Seperately Managed Accounts on the Rise, and more JPMorgan WSS Gets Into Fund Administration, Citgroup Survey Shows SMAs Growing in Popularity, Panopticon Partners With Business Architects
Pacific Exchange Switchs to Windows for Clearing and Billing, New Corporate Actions Systems All Around Pacific Exchange Migrates Systems from Mainframe to Windows, Credit Suisse Asset Management Selects New Corporate Actions System, DTCC Reengineers Underwriting and Corporate Actions
AG Edwards Goes Live with SunGard-Portware Program Trading Application AG Edwards Goes Live with SunGard-Portware Program Trading Solution, EdgeTrade Launches Sumo Algorithm, Money Management Group Chooses Aspen Hedge, Random Walk Develops Gateway to CME Market Data Platform
Rising Equity Stakes Despite stock market declines in recent years, institutional investors increased their equity ownership in U.S. markets.
Growing Pains During the bearish economy after the dot-com bubble burst, information technologists were faced with a grim job market - jobs were hard to find, partially as a result of offshore outsourcing, and the ones that were available paid significantly less than jobs at the height of the boom.
Trading Newsflashes: NYSE Members File For Injunction on Merger, Tokyo Stock Exchange Explains Trading Suspension, and more NYSE Members Request Injunction to Delay Merger With Archipelago, Tokyo Stock Exchange Explains System Malfunction, Transaction Cost Analysis to Become a Common Trading Tool, Futures Market to Receive Direct Market Access
Investment Management Newsflashes: John Hancock Sticks With Financial Profiles, Lowe, Brockenbrough Using Advent for Portfolio Management, and more Financial Profiles Secures John Hnacock Contract for Three Years, Lowe, Brockenbrough Chooses Advent Portfolio Management Applications, CFA Institute Opens CGIPS Enrollment Online
Operations Newsflashes: London Stock Exchange Using Xcitek, ADP Wins CIPA Award and more LSE Will Deliver Corporate Actions With Xcitek XSP, ADP's Smart Prospectus Wins Customer Care Award
Compliance Newsflashes: London Firms Not Ready for MiFID, Asset Managers Invest in Compliance London Financial Community Ill-Preapared for MiFID, Asset Managers' Compliance Spending Grows
Merrill Lynch Embraces SOA The financial services firm is partnering with SOA Software and IBM Global Services to build a service-oriented architecture.
Trading Newsflashes: NYFIX Stock Is Delisted From Nasdaq NMS, and more NYFIX Stock Is Delisted From Nasdaq NMS, JP Morgan Unveils TAO for Portfolio Trading, Investment Banks Distribute Trade Ideas via Centralized Web Hub, UBS Chooses Reuters Wireless Delivery System
Operations Newsflashes: China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Selects Teradata for Data Warehousing, and more China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Selects Teradata for Data Warehousing, Bailard Selects INDATA, Xcitek Gets UMB Bank, and ING Announces Downsizing and Outsourcing
Investment Management Newsflashes: UBS Subscribes to Reuters Wireless, Pentegra Offers Administrative Outsourcing, and more UBS Subscribes to Reuters Wireless Service, Pentegra Offers Administrative Outsourcing for 401(k)s, Charles River Testing New Fixed Income Tool
Compliance Newsflashes: Searchspace Improves AML Software, Harvard to Hold Tech Negotiation Seminar Searchspace Releases Version 5.0 of its Anti Money Laundering Software, Harvard Announces Seminar on Technology Negotiation
NYSE Rolls Out Hybrid Training Program If approved by the Securities & Exchange Commission, the NYSE’s Hybrid market will begin rolling out toward the end of this year.