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Content tagged with Data Management posted in November 2009
CBOE to Use Aqumin Business Intelligence Tools
News  |  11/30/2009  | 
To turn data into easily interpreted visuals.
BGCantor Market Data Partners With Thomas Ho on Real-Time Analytics
News  |  11/24/2009  | 
New analytics products are designed for traders, portfolio managers, risk analysts and market professionals who require fast, flexible analytical tools to gain market insights and support their investment strategies.
FSA Fines Nomura $2.9 Million For Inadequate Derivatives Controls
News  |  11/24/2009  | 
Nomura International has been fined $2.9 million by the FSA for systems and controls failings around book marking within its International Equity Derivatives business.
CME Group’s ClearPort Service Expanded, New API Launched
News  |  11/24/2009  | 
CME Group is expanding its CME ClearPort service to include clearing for CME and CBOT ex-pit transactions.
TheMarkets.com Enhances API to Allow Customization
News  |  11/24/2009  | 
With the API serivice, clients can incorporate TheMarket.com's content, search functionality and tagging technology, including analyst earnings modelsl in Excel.
Deutsche Borse Acquires Algo Trading News Provider
News  |  11/23/2009  | 
In an effort to expand its Market Data & Analytics segment, Deutsche Borse has acquired U.S. financial news service Need to Know News, a provider of machine-readable news for algorithmic trading.
The Challenges of OTC Derivatives Market Reform (Video)
Commentary  |  11/23/2009  | 
Tabb Group Senior Analyst Kevin McPartland discusses OTC derivatives reform and broader financial reform in this video.
IPC Combines Voice, Data Channels
News  |  11/19/2009  | 
IPC Systems has announced a shared IP access strategy as well as strategic upgrades to its network and trading solutions.
Mereor Absolute Return Fund Picks GlobeOp as Fund Administrator
News  |  11/19/2009  | 
Merger and credit arbitrage fund cited GlobeOp's middle- and back-office support, integrated reporting and SAS 70 certification as factors.
IND-X To Merge with Enzard Ltd.
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
IND-X combines its execution and commission management platform with with Enzard's independent research provider offering to expand in Asia.
Industry Aims to Secure Cloud
News  |  11/17/2009  | 
The obstacle to large financial firms' use of public clouds has been security, but industry groups and vendors are working to fix this. And internal clouds, protected within a firm's own firewalls, are under construction.
Dynamics of Technology Economy Are Key to Mastering Balance of Expense and Value
News  |  11/17/2009  | 
Companies that take charge of their internal technology economy microclimates today by balancing quantitative and qualitative analysis will be in the best position to leverage technology for extreme competitive advantage.
Gravitas Launches Cloud Computing For Alternative Asset Managers
News  |  11/16/2009  | 
Gravitas’ cloud services allows small and medium sized hedge funds and other trading firms the ability to help close the technology gap between small and large firms without buying servers and incurring other upfront capital costs, the company says.
Bloomberg Enhances CMBS Tools
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
Bloomberg has further enhanced its analytical tools for the CMBS market with the introduction of new capabilities that allow users to view more information around an issue based on detailed economic and interest rate conditions.
Options: The Line Between Institutional and Retail Trading
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
The sophisticated institutional money has finally caught on to what many retail investors have known for years--mainly, that options can provide excellent opportunities to hedge portfolio risk, enhance potential portfolio returns and help enable more prudent use of capital.
Hedge Fund Research Firm Aksia to Use Risk Analytics from JP Morgan/Measurisk
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
Offering clients reports that model the positions of 1,000 hedge funds.
Tullett Prebon Launches tpMatch for FRAs
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
tpMatch is the latest in a series of electronic trading solutions that the global IDB has rolled out across a broad range of products.
Palestine Chooses SMARTS Market Surveillance Solution
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
Palestine Chooses SMARTS Market Surveillance Solution
Kingland to Use IBM Software in Wall Street Data Projects
News  |  11/11/2009  | 
In one scenario, Kingland and IBM software and unique identifiers could give a firm's risk operation access to a comprehensive view of all enterprise holdings, clients, subsidiaries, and complex business relationships from across multiple lines of business.
Catching Up On OTC Derivatives Reform
News  |  11/11/2009  | 
Regulators really want to mandate clearing and trading on exchanges to bring transparency into the market and save taxpayers a fortune from bailing out the banks again.
Morgan Keegan to Save $400,000 Deploying Exchange Server 2010
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Users' mailbox storage to grow from 500 megabytes to 2 gigabytes at the same time, CIO John Threadgill says.
Plethora of New Regulations Requires Data-Driven Enterprise
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Informatica announces version 9 of its data integration platform, providing a framework for business users to find data spread across multiple systems.
StreamBase Connects to Canada's Pure Trading
News  |  11/9/2009  | 
StreamBase’s connectivity to Pure Trading reflects the exchange's goal of enabling the Canadian trading community to take advantage of cutting-edge trading technologies, while delivering cost savings and enhancing the competitiveness of the Canadian markets.
ICAP Launches New Data Service
News  |  11/9/2009  | 
ICAP FIX is a comprehensive data service providing accurate and verifiable marks across an extensive range of ICAP market data.
Data Projects to Pave the Way for Business Intelligence
News  |  11/6/2009  | 
Business intelligence tools can deliver decision-making insight to areas on Wall Street that sorely need it, such as portfolio and risk management. The catch? Data has to be clean, accurate and organized (if not integrated), which means shelved enterprise data management projects may get resurrected.
UBS Names Weingram Equity Derivatives Strategy Head
News  |  11/6/2009  | 
According to an internal memo confirmed by a UBS spokesperson, Seth Weingram has joined the firm as Managing Director and Head of Equity Derivatives Strategy.
Calypso Integrates Bloomberg API Via Sky Road Hosted Solution
News  |  11/5/2009  | 
Bloomberg's real-time data is now available to Calypso and Sky Road's joint clients of the derivatives and treasury processing hosted solution.
Cantor Fitzgerald’s UK Completes Implementation of SunGard’s Phase3
News  |  11/3/2009  | 
Phase3 Provides Cantor with a Consolidated Platform for US and UK Equities and Fixed Income Securities Processing.

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