IND-X To Merge with Enzard Ltd.
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
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.
Bloomberg Enhances CMBS Tools
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
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.
Kingland to Use IBM Software in Wall Street Data Projects
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
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.
StreamBase Connects to Canada's Pure Trading
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
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
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.