Why The SEC Should Finally Be Scrapped
The SEC has been plagued for years by charges that it is an ineffective body. But the latest insider criticism levied at the watchdog should signal an end to its "loose rule" over the financial industry, some say.
Raymond James Chooses Rapid Addition
The broker is using Rapid Addition's FIX technology to extend Microsoft's BizTalk middleware for TRACE reporting of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities to FINRA.
DTCC Confirms Normal Operations
Despite the impact of Hurricane Irene on the east coast, DTCC said deadlines for clearing fund, settlement and other processes will be as usual, except for certificate-based services.
NYSE Gears Up for Hurricane Irene
With hurricane Irene threatening to strike New York City on Sunday, the U.S. stock exchange has contingency plans, but still plans to open on Monday.
Confessions of a Hacker
Renowned hacker Kevin Mitnick's career began when he started exploiting telephone vulnerabilities.
Crisis, Lag, Rebound -- Our Economic Cycle
The recovery that followed the financial crisis and subsequent recession that began in 2008 barely had taken hold before the European debt crisis and the political train wreck over the U.S. debt ceiling derailed any hope for a widespread recovery.
Buy-Side Firm Survey: Life on Wall Street in 2011
Wall Street has seen unprecedented upheaval and change since the financial collapse of 2008. To find out how the buy side is coping, Advanced Trading surveyed a sample of buy-side firms about their trading practices, IT strategies and compliance plans.
Mexican Broker Implements FIX Flyer
Actinver Grupo Financiero is using Fix Flyer's engine for routing client orders to the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores as well as Daytona Monitoring to measure latency of FIX sessions with all counterparties.
Going Long: Former NFLer Tackles Wall Street
Former NFL cornerback Eugene Profit has grown his firm, Profit Asset Management, from a $100,000 start-up into a multi-billion dollar asset manager boasting a wide range of institutional clients.
Fincad Forms Counsel of Advisors
The counsel will provide the derivatives software company with guidance on corporate strategy, product direction and market positioning.