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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Data Management posted in June 2009
Brokers End Talks to Acquire Cogent Consulting's Commission Management Software Firm
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
The parties were unable to reach an agreement over terms of the transaction, terminating a plan for an industry-wide commission aggregation portal.
ADG Deploys ITRS for Real-Time Monitoring of Trading Systems
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Traders can view ITRS Geneo dashboard which monitors critical systems in real-time.
Aleri and TraderTools Create FX Partnership
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
TraderTools will embed Aleri╒s Coral* CEP engine in its liquidity management platform.
Hudson Fiber Network Launches Exchange Connect Platform in Switch and Data's North Bergen Site
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
HFN reports actual performance of 200-to-400 microseconds to four major U.S. equity market centers.
Market Data Priorities Shifting from Low Latency to Low Cost
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Buy- and sell-side firms are intensely interested in lowering their market data costs, but the quest for low latency and high throughput isn't over.
Silver Lake’s Hutchins Touts the Cloud, Social Networking as Mega-Trends
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
Private equity veteran predicts slow recovery but urges financial industry to invest in technology and innovation at SunGard City Day event.
Algo Traders Connect To Twitter
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
Twitter is catching on as a source of news and information for traders, who can feed tweets into their algorithms in real-time to help them make trading decisions.
RTS Announces New Equity Trading Access
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
NYSE, Voltaire Roll Out 10 Gig E Data Fabric
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
New data fabric for market data applications said to achieve 25 microsecond average latencies at one million messages per second.
Quant Trading Firm Implements Xenomorph TimeScape
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
TimeScape data management and analytics solution enables firm to formulate ideas in minutes.
SunGard’s Fame Integrates SIX Telekurs Data
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
SunGard’s Fame Feed and SIX Telekurs’ MDF provide a single data source of world-wide exchange and pricing data.
CME Group Picks StreamBase’s CEP Platform for Options Pricing
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
Derivatives exchange initially will tap the complex event processing platform to develop models for settlement pricing of options on futures with plans to expand CEP's use into risk management and compliance.
CaseCentral Extends eDiscovery Review Platform with Integrated Early Case Assessment
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
CaseCentral's new platform enables clients to start with ECA and extend through analysis, review, production and post-production re-use, facilitating collaborative assessments of new case merits and liabilities.
Cowen’s CIO Focuses on Mobility, As-A-Service, Open Source
News  |  6/22/2009  | 
At New York investment bank Cowen and Company, CIO Daniel Flax has mandated that every new technology project at his firm must meet two of these three criteria.
LIM Advisors Integrates Fidessa LatentZero's Capstone
News  |  6/22/2009  | 
Multi-strategy investment group uses front-office suite for portfolio management, compliance, trading and operations.
Deutsche Boerse to Offer Economic News for Algo Trading
News  |  6/22/2009  | 
The German stock market and its recently acquired news agency, Market News International, have developed a feed of economic indicators that algo engines can instantly read and react to.
Just Say No to C.D.O.'s
Commentary  |  6/18/2009  | 
Enough of tinkering around the edges, it's time for tough reform. The Obama Administration's plan to overhaul the regulation of the financial system doesn't go far enough when it comes to the securitization market -- a source of credit that both it and Wall Street see as vital to the future of consumer and commercial lending.
NYSE Technologies, Jordan & Jordan Offer Market Data Reporting
News  |  6/18/2009  | 
The combination of NYSE's data distribution and reporting product with Jordan & Jordan's vendor reporting technology is designed to help customers manage and reduce market-data expenses.
BGC Partners Completes Acquisition of Liquidez in Brazil
News  |  6/18/2009  | 
The deal gives BGC Partners access to an inter-dealer broker that is a top trader on the BM&F.
SecFinex Announces Dates for Centrally Cleared Securities Lending in European Markets
News  |  6/17/2009  | 
The NYSE Euronext company is developing an anonymous platform for trading and central clearing of securities lending transactions.
Charles River Network Offers VPN Connection
News  |  6/16/2009  | 
Wall Street Firms Form Enterprise Clouds
News  |  6/15/2009  | 
A number of Wall Street firms -- including Citi, Merrill and AQR Capital -- are adopting cloud computing concepts internally to ease IT management and save money.
Nasdaq OMX's CCP Partners Set Interoperability Timetable for Nordic Markets
News  |  6/12/2009  | 
EMCF, EuroCPP and SIX X-clear will offer Nordic markets interoperability by Jan., 29, 2010.
Proofpoint Enhances SaaS Email Archiving Solution
News  |  6/10/2009  | 
Proofpoint ARCHIVE combines storage and search in the cloud with an on-premises appliance to deliver the performance, scalability and cost savings of SaaS while providing high security, according to the vendor.
Mizuho Securities Expands Patsystems Offerings with Singapore Installation
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
Mizuho Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd will offer localized access to CME Group, Eurex, LIFFE, SGX and other major markets via its Singapore hub.
G2 Systems Named to Advent Software’s Alliance Partner Program
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
G2 Systems Will Offer Advent’s Geneva Clients ‘TaxGopher’, its Tax Analysis Tool
When Hedge Funds Lose Their Mojo
Commentary  |  6/9/2009  | 
We're not quite there yet, but hedge fund managers may soon need to start giving away toasters -- or perhaps plasma TVs -- to woo new investors. Forcing the funds to eat a little humble pie now would benefit hedge fund investors in the long run.
UBS Investment Bank Expands Alternative Research Through Strategic Alliance with Trucost
News  |  6/5/2009  | 
UBS Investment Bank Expands Alternative Research Through Strategic Alliance with Trucost
Andrew Kalotay Associates to Receive Patent for CLEAN MBS Model
News  |  6/4/2009  | 
The approach can calculate 14,000 securities per minute per minute, or 100 times the competition, the company contends.
Market Data Challenges Loom for Firms
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
With decreasing market capitalizations, high volatility and volumes continuing to skyrocket, financial firms are dealing with significant challenges around managing their market data.
Fidelity Names Thomas Tesauro to Head Prime Services
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Fidelity targets prime brokerage growth as hedge funds shift away from traditional banks.
Fiserv Releases TradeFlow 2.4
News  |  6/1/2009  | 
Neonet Deploys CorvilNet 5.1 to Measure Data Latency
News  |  6/1/2009  | 
Global DMA broker Neonet points to CorvilNet 5.1's roundtrip data latency measurements and diagnostic tools.

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