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Content tagged with Data Management posted in February 2010
Statistical Research Teams Up with Progress Software on HFT Algo Trading
News  |  2/26/2010  | 
SRL will use Progress Apama's CEP platform to offer one-stop shop for quantitative and algorithmic trading to brokers and hedge funds.
Mitsubishi Extends Brady's System to Global Trading of Precious Metals
News  |  2/25/2010  | 
Mitsubishi will use Brady as a single integrated platform for both physical and derivatives trading, gaining improved exchange connectivity and regulatory compliance.
Configurable 'Ticker Processors' Accelerate Automated Trading
News  |  2/24/2010  | 
FPGA-based computers minimize the latency of feed-handling algorithms.
Dow Jones, Revere Team Up For Enhanced Data Offering
News  |  2/24/2010  | 
Dow Jones and Revere Data have teamed up to provide traders with an enhanced news source for analyzing and identifying trading, investing and hedging opportunities.
Turquoise and EuroCCP Extend Clearing Service to Hungarian and Czech Securities
News  |  2/23/2010  | 
Turquoise will offer trading in the Hungarian and Czech securities cleared through EuroCCP from Feb. 26 onward.
Knight Builds Out Institutional Options Team
News  |  2/23/2010  | 
Knight Capital Group is expanding its options capabilities for institutional clients with the hiring of a new sales and trading team.
SuperDerivatives Names Equity Derivatives Sales Head
News  |  2/19/2010  | 
SuperDerivatives has hired Mikael Benguigui to head up its equity derivatives sales team.
Ticonderoga Launches Research Coverage of Asset Management Companies
News  |  2/18/2010  | 
Ticonderoga also plans to cover brokerage firms, exchanges, market structure and e-finance, within its recently established financial services sector.
BNP Paribas Securities Selects Asset Control for Reference Data
News  |  2/16/2010  | 
BNP Paribas Securities Services has chosen Asset Control, a financial data management solutions, to provide a centralized data management platform for “golden copy” securities reference data.
E-trading: "Missing Link" To More Efficient OTC Derivatives Space
Commentary  |  2/11/2010  | 
Proposed enhancements to the OTC derivatives markets will not be complete until market participants fully incorporate solutions for greater price transparency and efficient trade processing - which necessitates the use of electronic trading platforms.
DTCC Receives Fed Approval for Warehouse Trust
News  |  2/11/2010  | 
The Warehouse Trust Company will be regulated by the Federal Reserve System to bring increased transparency and mitigation to the global OTC credit derivatives market.
Pricing Partners Opens Singapore Office
News  |  2/11/2010  | 
Pricing Partners has opened a new regional office in Singapore to provide distribution of its products and services suite across Asia.
GlobalRisk Releases OptionTrader Pro Platform
News  |  2/10/2010  | 
GlobalRisk has introduced a new tablet PC-based option pricing and analysis platform for market makers.
OptionEase Attains Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status
News  |  2/10/2010  | 
Recognizes OptionEase's expertise in using Microsoft technologies to deliver SaaS applications for compliance with complex FAS 123 regulations.
Trading Cross Connects Hires Gabirel NG As VP of Risk Management
News  |  2/9/2010  | 
Incubator of high frequency trading teams taps NG, formerly with Gottex Fund Management, for risk management.
Chi-X and Atrium Set Date to Launch Canada’s First Latency Network
News  |  2/9/2010  | 
Low-latency ecosystem to provide trading participants with dedicated “dark fibre” connectivity to all displayed Canadian market centers from 151 Front Street data centre.
Merrill Lynch Japan Launches Low-Latency DMA Platform
News  |  2/8/2010  | 
Merrill Lynch Japan Securities has introduced a third-party hosted service for ultra-low latency electronic trading.
Currensee Teams With Thomson Reuters IFR Markets
News  |  2/5/2010  | 
Currensee, a Forex trading social network, has announced a relationship with Thomson Reuters IFR Markets.
Forex Social Network Announces Relationship with Thomson Reuters IFR Markets
News  |  2/4/2010  | 
Currensee is the first Forex trading social network that connects traders from around the world based on real-time trades.
Sybase Acquires Aleri to Enhance Real-Time Analytics Product Suite
News  |  2/3/2010  | 
Sybase expands analytics product stack, gains Aleri customer base, plans to enter new markets and will leverage Aleri's GUI and performance capabilities.
Panic or Profits? BCP and Trading
News  |  2/3/2010  | 
Swine Flu puts business continuity in trading forefront.
BGCantor Market Data Launches On-Demand Service with Xignite Platform
News  |  2/2/2010  | 
BGCantor says on-demand financial market data can reduce costs for customers in the middle and back office.
Risky Trading of Swaps in A.I.G. Insurance Unit?
News  |  2/2/2010  | 
A.I.G. Financial Products was not the only subsidiary of American International Group trading risky derivatives, according to an article in the New York Times yesterday.
GAIN Capital Continues Asian Expansion with New Office in Hong Kong
News  |  2/2/2010  | 
Company enters into white label partnership with Polaris Securities (HK) Limited, a subsidiary of one of Taiwan's largest securities firms.
DebtMarket Hires Three Industry Experts
News  |  2/1/2010  | 
Online marketplace for whole loan portfolios hires former executives from Fannie Mae, GMAC Residential Capital and Capmark Financial.
CME's OTC CDS Clearing Service to Use CMA DataVision
News  |  2/1/2010  | 
CME will utlize DataVision for pricing and intra-day risk management in the clearing and settlement of CDS trades.

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