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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Data Management posted in September 2011
CBSX Buys National Stock Exchange
News  |  9/29/2011  | 
The Devil's Derivatives: Nicholas Dunbar Breaks Down the 2008 Crash
News  |  9/29/2011  | 
After peeling back the layers of what caused the global market crash of 2008, award-winning U.K. financial journalist Nicholas Dunbar uncovers brash, alpha-male traders at the heart of the crisis
Big Data: The Next New Thing?
Commentary  |  9/28/2011  | 
Venture capitalists are investing in "Big Data" companies with analytic platforms, but hasn't Wall Street been doing this for 20 years?
Turquoise Derivatives Unveils FTSE Index Options
News  |  9/26/2011  | 
Turquoise, the London Stock Exchange's pan-European equity trading unit, announced the debut of FTSE index options on its derivatives platform.
SGSS Debuts Clearing Services on UBS MTF
News  |  9/26/2011  | 
Fidelity ActionsXchange Launches Subscription-Based Service
News  |  9/26/2011  | 
Allows clients to customize their choice of corporate actions data and better control costs.
Deutsche Bank Exec To Head Elektron Transactions
News  |  9/23/2011  | 
In his new role at Elektron, the Deutsche Bank veteran will bring together applications, data and infrastructure to support integrated trading systems targeted at specific customer requirements.
Bloomberg Rolls Out Derivatives Platform
News  |  9/22/2011  | 
Bloomberg has launched ALLQ, the first commingled platform for OTC derivatives trading, which it says is the foundation for building a swap execution facility under Dodd-Frank.
Why Banks Don't Listen to their Risk Managers -- and Risk Losing Billions
Commentary  |  9/21/2011  | 
While details are thin, the announcement last week of an unprecedented $2 billion equity trading loss by UBS in London, and the arrest on criminal fraud charges of the alleged 31-year-old rogue trader have attracted global attention.
NYSE Technologies Offers Real-Time Market Data And Analysis Tool In Microsoft Excel
News  |  9/20/2011  | 
Thanks to a strategic partnership, the new data analysis tool will allow traders to stream and analyze real-time normalized market data directly in Microsoft Excel 2010.
ITG Launches Algos for Mexican Equities
News  |  9/20/2011  | 
The agency broker is expanding its emerging markets platform in Latin America, citing institutional demand during a volatile period.
Banks Making Major Systems Enhancements to Improve Transparency, Says Survey
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
Increased use of off-the-shelf products will help banks meet regulatory reporting demands in coming years.
Bridging the HFT Impasse
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
Rosethal Collins Group Taps Orc Trading's Suite
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
RSG will ofer Orc's trading software to global clients for futures spread trading, options on futures trading, and other low latency trading strategies.
DTCC Partners with Clearstream
News  |  9/15/2011  | 
Both companies plan to combine DTCC Loan/SERV and Clearstream collateral management to leverage loans as collateral.
BM&FBovespa Will Use Nasdaq OMX's Surveillance Program
News  |  9/15/2011  | 
Brazil's largest exchanges and its SRO plan to use Nasdaq OMX's SMARTS Integrity market surveillance program to monitor trading across their equities and commodities platforms.
FFCM Taps JPMorgan For Its QuantShares
News  |  9/14/2011  | 
Market Data and the Prisoner's Dilemma
News  |  9/14/2011  | 
Orc Shuts Neonet's New York Trading Desk
News  |  9/13/2011  | 
Swedish parent consolidates all trading on Stockholm desk for North American and European markets, and takes restructuring charge.
Fidessa Passes Certification Test for Chi-X Australia
News  |  9/13/2011  | 
Fidessa is also providing the software and technology infrastructure for ASX Best, a multi-market trading application that allows smart order routing between venues.
A Decade After 9/11, Business Continuity Is Still A Work-In-Progress On Wall Street
News  |  9/9/2011  | 
9/11 marked a turning point for business continuity. Although now it seems the real game changer in the business continuity arena occurred more recently during the 2009 financial crisis. Still, firms have a lot to figure out.
Broadridge Acquires Paladyne Systems for $76.5 Million
News  |  9/8/2011  | 
Paladyne's integrated front-middle and back-office platform will position Broadridge as a service provider to asset managers and hedge funds.
State Street Unveils OTC Swaps Clearing Service
News  |  9/8/2011  | 
State Street announced the launch of a derivatives clearing service prior to the new rules governing the over-the-counter swaps market going into effect.
AlphaFlash Adds 12 Countries to Global Treasury Feed
News  |  9/8/2011  | 
Deutsche Borse's new service is aimed at algorithmic traders, asset managers and hedge funds who need a machine-readible format.
Quant Shop Deploys OneTick
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Options Trading Volumes Doubled in August
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Institutions and retail traders turned to equity options as volatiity and uncertainty about the global economy surged.
Quantitative Trading Firm Selects OneMarketData
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
OneTick will be deployed to support the firm's quantitative trading strategies and proprietary risk management systems, and to help manage the firm's investing practices.
Ruffer Adopts Buy-Side Workstation
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Ajna Upgrades Portfolio Risk System
News  |  9/2/2011  | 
Ajna Partners, the New York City global equities hedge fund, upgrades its risk system to keep a tight rein on its portfolio.
The Myths of Data Management
News  |  9/2/2011  | 
NYC Hedge Fund Trains Computer to Pick Stocks
Commentary  |  9/1/2011  | 
Rebellion Research contends machine-based learning omits the "fear factor" that plagues humans when the market plunges 500 points.

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