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Content tagged with Data Management posted in March 2012
5 Things To Know About Big Data
Commentary  |  3/29/2012  | 
Google searches for 'big data' have gone up 1200% in the last 12 months, according to sources. Here's big data 101.
BlackBerry: From Wall Street Staple To A Relic Of The Past?
Commentary  |  3/28/2012  | 
Some analysts believe RIM's next earnings report, due Thursday, could spell the end of an era.
Big Data: A Little Less Conversation, A Little More Action
Commentary  |  3/28/2012  | 
While Big Data is a hot topic on Wall Street, most financial firms don't have the right systems in place to manage it and make it actionable, argues Microgen's SVP North America Tom Crawford.
Thomson Reuters' Elektron to Power Dow Jones' U.S. Indexes
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
The move expands the existing collaboration between the rival news and market data firms.
Foreign Traders Invade Grain Giants' N. American Turf
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
For decades, the world's leading grain traders like Cargill and Bunge enjoyed an unparalleled advantage: their smaller North American competitors lacked the flexibility and diversity of a global operation, and their foreign rivals lacked access to the biggest and most stable exporters in the world.
Using Twitter To Predict Financial Markets
News  |  3/21/2012  | 
Past research has looked at the sentiment on Twitter to predict stock price, but until now little research has focused on the volume of tweets and the way tweets are linked.
The Attraction of OTC Clearing
Commentary  |  3/20/2012  | 
Despite all the noise and hoopla, market participants seem to be huddled together at the top of the diving board waiting for someone else to take the plunge first.
Goldman Sachs Cuts Staff in Annual Review Process
News  |  3/20/2012  | 
Goldman Sachs Group started a new round of staff cuts in its trading and investment banking divisions, a sign of continued cutbacks on Wall Street.
Bloomberg Visits Tarnished Goldman Sachs
Commentary  |  3/16/2012  | 
You know it's been a bad week when the mayor of New York City and the man whose name appears on their market data terminals has to stop by the office to cheer everyone up.
Thomson Reuters Rolls Out Platform to Aid Compliance
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
The company said the launch of Accelus Compliance Manager follows a survey of more than 500 compliance professionals, which found most are struggling to keep up with the new regulations.
Trading Technologies Unveils Do-It-Yourself Algo Builder
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
The firm said its X_Trader platform can help traders build executable strategies in hours or days, rather than weeks or months.
Buy Side Admits to Weaknesses in Current Accounting Systems
News  |  3/9/2012  | 
More than 56 percent of buy-side repondents said they are not confident in their accounting systems, while recognizing that positiions should be centralized a single accounting system, according to a SimCorp poll.
Thomson Reuters Unveils Social Media-Based Sentiment Analysis
News  |  3/7/2012  | 
The offering is an extension of its machine-readable news offering.
Alternative Venues Play Waiting Game in Japan
Commentary  |  3/6/2012  | 
Exchange-Traded Swaps Volume Surged 11 Percent in 2011
News  |  3/1/2012  | 
The increase may have been caused by rampant volatility, a potential driver of demand for instruments that are often used as a hedge, according to Mexican Derivatives Exchange CEO Jorge Alegria.

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