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SEC Examinations: What to Expect When the SEC Is on It's Way
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Theodore Eichenlaub highlights trends in SEC expectations and how to approach a risk assessment of your compliance program.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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The Value of Predictive Analytics in Financial Services
Ingo Mierswa, CEO and Founder, RapidMinerCommentary
Risk management and customer data are two key areas where data analytics is being applied in financial services.
By Ingo Mierswa CEO and Founder, RapidMiner,
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Moving the Trader Closer to the Investment Process
Sean O'Dowd, Capital Markets Program Director, TeradataCommentary
The sell side can demonstrate more value by applying analytics to pre- and post-trading, and by educating buy-side clients about broker segmentation, trading behavior and algorithm shortcomings, and more.
By Sean O'Dowd Capital Markets Program Director, Teradata,
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FIX for Post-Trade Gains Traction: How Far Will It Go?
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
A group of heavyweight asset managers has collaborated on a solution for non-US trade confirmations and affirmations that is fueling interest in FIX for post-trade use as an alternative to Omgeo's Central Trade Manager.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Wirehouses May See More Independent BDs as Retention Packages Expire
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Retention bonuses are expiring, leaving brokerages vulnerable to attrition. Is access to technology making it easier for brokers to go independent?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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SCI: A Whale of a Regulation
Jennifer Costley, Ph.D, Principal, Ashokan AdvisorsCommentary
The SEC's Reg SCI weights in at a whopping 742 pages. Here is what you need to know about the oversized regulation.
By Jennifer Costley, Ph.D Principal, Ashokan Advisors,
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FIX Trading Community Revamps Efforts to Address High-Performance Trading
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The nonprofit industry standards body said it has combined all initiatives related to the support of FIX for high-performance trading and market data under a single working group.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Wall Street Horizon Appoints Industry Veteran Bruce Fador as President
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Demand for stock calendar event data services is increasing among quants. Wall Street Horizon appointed Bruce Fador as president to push growth into other sectors.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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One Size Fits Nobody in End User Services
Bob Olson, Vice President, Global Financial Services, UnisysCommentary
How building profiles from employees' roles and behaviors can help optimize your end user services.
By Bob Olson Vice President, Global Financial Services, Unisys,
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'Enlightened' Non-IT Execs More Likely To Run Secure Organization
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Do senior executives understand their role in data security? On the whole, unsurprisingly, no.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Video: Tech Hygiene Bad Habits, 3D Stock Portfolios
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at bad tech hygiene habits, using Oculus Rift for 3D stock portfolios, security risks during the holiday shopping season, and more.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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No Screwups, Please, We’re Banks
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Changing a bank's culture is not going to happen overnight, but having the right tools and levers in house will surely make a big difference over time.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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You’re Doing BYOD Wrong: These Numbers Prove It
Bogdan Botezatu, Senior E-threat Analyst, BitdefenderCommentary
Almost 40% of users who connect personal mobile devices to corporate networks have no lock-screen mechanism set in place.
By Bogdan Botezatu Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender,
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Citibank Brazil Deploys Award-Winning BPM Solution: Now What?
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Citibank Brazil automated commercial customer onboarding and reduced cycle time by 70%. But how can a global organization harness the successes of its islands of solutions?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Evercore ISI Selects REDI's Multi-Broker Network
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
REDI's independent trade management platform will provide access to Evercore ISI's electronic execution platform for US equities.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Fidelity Debuts Oculus Rift-Based Virtual Investment App
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Fidelity Labs, Fidelity Investments' 75-person R&D think-tank, has launched StockCity, a virtual-reality view of an investor’s portfolio. StockCity uses Oculus Rift to simulate the investment cityscape.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Fidelity Labs Launches Oculus Rift Investment Visualization App
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorVideo
Fidelity Labs, the R&D think tank inside of Fidelity Investments, has launched StockCity for Oculus, a tool that combines virtual reality with data visualization to transform an investor’s stock portfolio into a city that conveys information about stocks without a single number or percentage.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Exchanges Gain as Equity Volumes Hit 3-Year High
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
With the return of volatility last month, exchange volumes surged 29%, off-exchange share slipped, and one dark pool closed up shop, according to analyst market structure reports.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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The Focus on Data Security Shapes 2015 Hedge Fund Tech Trends
Grigoriy Milis, Chief Technology Officer, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA)Commentary
With tougher penalties associated with exposure of client information on the horizon, firms will need to examine the steps they must take to protect this data from attack.
By Grigoriy Milis Chief Technology Officer, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA),
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Stop Using Spreadsheets for Disclosure Management, Says Linedata
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
The rules for aggregating and calculating disclosures vary tremendously across global jurisdictions, getting well ahead of traditional approaches. Interest in automated solutions rises.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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