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Does NSA’s Tracfin Risk Lives?
March 14, 2014 @ 11:23 AM | By Jonas Olsson- Graz

Financing is the Achilles heel of terrorist organizations, yet the NSA's Tracfin database doesn’t appear to be doing a very good job of it, argues Jonas Olsson, CEO of Graz.

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Did Goldman Sachs Really Have to Discipline 4 IT Workers After Its Glitch?
August 27, 2013 @ 14:56 PM | By Phil Albinus

The investment giant reportedly placed four IT staffers on administrative leave after its embarrassing trading glitch last week. But is IT to blame or does the fish stink from the head?

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The Two Faces of Regulation SCI: Reducing Risk While Curbing Innovation?
August 23, 2013 @ 09:20 AM | By Salvatore Sferrazza- SunGard

While the SEC’s draft proposal of Regulation SCI is a major step toward mitigating the potentially hazardous consequences resulting from a market that is increasingly reliant upon rapid-fire technology, the burdens of data collection risks impeding market innovation and inundating the Commission with extreme volumes of data.

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Breaking: Nasdaq Resumes Trading After 'Flash Freeze'
August 22, 2013 @ 12:46 PM | By Phil Albinus

The market maker resumed trading this afternoon after it suspended trading for several hours due to a technical error.

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Why Is Goldman Sachs Having Trading Glitches?
August 21, 2013 @ 10:43 AM | By Phil Albinus

Even an investment powerhouse that is awash in cash, smart people, and presumed state-of-the-art IT can experience a spectacular trading error. But why are they even happening?

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China’s Everbright Stops Trading After A Surprise Flash Surge
August 16, 2013 @ 14:21 PM | By Phil Albinus

The Chinese brokerage saw its shares soar by more than 50 percent in a single trading day. Will these trading errors stop?

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Is there a Palladium Bubble?
August 15, 2013 @ 11:16 AM | By Alexander Fleiss

Demand for Palladium has increased from automakers, while Russia's 15% stockpile could be dwindling, setting the stage for a bubble.

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BATS Attracts 2 Private Equity Investors: What Does it Mean?
August 14, 2013 @ 17:19 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

On the heels of last week's outage, BATS Global Markets said Spectrum Equity and TA Associates acquired a minority stake in the exchange operator.

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Can Golvis Break the Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Curse?
August 14, 2013 @ 11:09 AM | By Phil Albinus

As a trio of former Goldman Sachs managing directors launch a new hedge fund in Asia, we shall see whether or not all that glitters is Goldman Sachs.

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JPMorgan’s London Whale Helping Feds for Possible Arrests
August 12, 2013 @ 16:29 PM | By Phil Albinus

The trader behind JPMorgan’s leviathan trading fiasco is reportedly helping US authorities as they investigate two of the London Whale’s associates. Will it be handcuffs for cuff links soon?

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