Fidelity Focuses on Windows 8 With New Trading App April 29, 2013Key features in the app include a U.S. market summary showing quotes for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ Composite Index, Russell 3000 Growth Index. Peregrine Financial's ex-CEO's ex-Wife Sued Over Divorce Money January 28, 2013Some of the more than $100 million
Peregrine Financial's former chief executive stole from his
brokerage's clients went to pay for his divorce settlement, the
trustee of the now-bankrupt brokerage said in a lawsuit late
Friday against the former wife. E*Trade Names Former Barclays Exec Idzik as CEO January 18, 2013E*Trade Financial Corp, the online brokerage firm that has been struggling to
overcome years of lending losses, appointed Paul Idzik as its
new chief executive on Thursday. Damage from Sandy Still Hampering Trading December 12, 2012Some 40-odd days after Sandy hit New York, some traders are still forced to use back-up facilities. After MF Global, Insurance Weighed to Protect Futures Customers December 07, 2012Long-derided as unsuitable for
sophisticated futures markets, insurance is getting a surge of
attention heading into the new year as the industry works to
patch itself up after the stunning collapse of brokerage MF
Global in 2011. Data Visualization's New Shine December 03, 2012In the hunt for alpha, Wall Street firms look for the right data visualization technologies to make sense of petabytes of structured and unstructured data while maintaining regulatory compliance. Capital Markets Outlook 2013: QA Testers and Kill Switches Wanted November 01, 2012The SEC is ramping up its rules for managing the technology risk of computerized trading on stock exchanges, including a kill switch to stop runaway algorithms. Goldman, Credit Suisse Emerge From Crisis As Top Providers of Brokerage Services October 02, 2012A survey by data group Hedge Fund Intelligence covers names Goldman as the leading
"prime broker." Post-Knight, A Newly Risk-Averse JP Morgan Reviews Dealings With Brokerages August 31, 2012JP Morgan's move could spark other firms to do the same, an article in the Wall Street Journal suggests. Lime Brokerage Partners with NovaSparks June 18, 2012Wedbush's Lime Brokerage teamed with NovaSparks to offer an FPGA-based ultra-low latency market data service as part of its new buy-side infrastructure. TradeKing and Zecco Merge To Challenge “Big 5” Brokerages May 15, 2012The merger of the two competing brokerages, which are leaders in the social media space, makes sense for several reasons. With Wealth Management Industry In Turmoil, Online Brokerages Seek New Avenues May 03, 2012A Celent survey highlights what should be the primary focus for online brokerages. R.J. O'Brien to Deploy FFastFill's Trade Execution Suite March 13, 2012The futures brokerage will utilize FFast Fill's Trading Pro, SaaS offering, within its European and U.S. operations for futures, options, FX, equities, repos and CFDs. Fidelity Adds Five Countries and Currencies to International Platform January 23, 2012Retail brokerage customers can now trade in 17 of the world's largest and most popular markets, which Fidelity said exceeds what other firms provide. Lightspeed Financial Launches Prime Brokerage Unit October 17, 2011Lightspeed Institutional offers a prime brokerage platform for institutional investors. Here Are The Website Features Brokerages Really Need to Focus On September 28, 2011Brokerages still need to work hard to improve their websites, according to a new survey by Corporate Insight. Auerbach Grayson Launches Emerging Market Fixed-Income Trading Platform August 02, 2011The brokerage has appointed an ex-JP Morgan executive to lead the initiative. Emergence of the Cross-Channel Brokerage August 01, 2011Self-service expectations are increasingly becoming the norm for financial services and brokerage, just as it has in banking.
Lightspeed Makes First Move Overseas; Acquires Lime Brokerage International (Ireland) June 20, 2011Acquisition will provide European Union traders With DMA to the US Equities Markets via Lightspeed Trading Platform. Wedbush Acquires Lime Brokerage June 13, 2011Wedbush will use Lime's technology to expand its
DMA/colocation services, risk management and execute in more asset classes for buy and sell side firms.