High-Frequency Trading is Hitting the BRICs
As regulators in the United States and Europe weigh the merits of new regulations to govern high-frequency trading, emerging markets have been methodically paving the way for the practice to expand within their borders.
Will SEFs Increase Market Fragmentation?
Some firms see opportunities in electronic trading, while others express concerns about liquidity fragmenting across swap execution facilities, according to executives at TabbForum event.
9 Ways To Minimize Data Breach Fallout
Symantec just revealed that attackers stole source code to its flagship Norton software in 2006, highlighting today's array of sharply different approaches to owning up to data breaches. Consider these essential policies.
How ING Avoids Customization Nightmares
ING CIO says the bank's new operations model is helping centralize more IT work, while still letting leaders react to local market needs around the globe. The ultimate goal: Make IT faster.
Liquidity Centers Are Big Business
Exchanges are the latest participants to jump into the data center colocation game as the appetite for hosted services shows no letdown.
Pipeline Transforms Itself into Aritas
Yesterday, the former Pipeline Trading Systems said it's new name is Aritas, citing many changes, including product updates and leadership, it's made since it reached a settlement with the SEC.
SOPA Stalling As Opposition Grows
Two controversial anti-piracy bills, SOPA in the House and PIPA in the Senate, face mounting criticism for going too far to block pirated content.
Bloomberg Vault Integrates with IBM Lotus Domino
With financial services firms facing pressure to reduce email archiving and compliance costs, Bloomberg Vault is using features in IBM's messaging and collaboration software to improve security and reliability as well as reduce the costs of cloud integration.
Cloud Computing Has Become a Dominant Force in Financial Services
Cloud computing is emerging as a dominant force in the financial services industry, and investment banks, brokers, market makers and asset managers all will look to push more sophisticated applications into the private cloud, according to Options IT CEO Nigel Kneafsey.
How to Assess Your Firm's IT Productivity
Capital markets technology organizations are under extreme pressure to do more with less. Rubin Worldwide founder Howard Rubin offers firms some guidelines for measuring IT productivity.