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Content tagged with Data Management posted in March 2011
Derivatives: OTC or Exchange-Traded -- Good, Bad or Indifferent?
Commentary  |  3/31/2011  | 
By moving OTC derivatives to exchanges or SEFs, regulators are making it easier to trade these exotic instruments.
Deltix Launches Hosted HFT Quant Trading Solution
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
The solution, hosted by Investment Technology Group, allows clients to create, backtest and deploy quant trading strategies with connectivity to global destinations.
Vivisimo Unveils Web 3.0 Customer Experience Optimization Platform
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
The CXO personal workspace platform capitalizes on information generated by groups of people, and in way that is indicative of Web 3.0, learns the context of a question about a specific person and pulls the relevant data out.
Kenmar Signs GlobeOp for Managed Services
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
OTC Derivatives Coming Under Regulatory Scrutiny
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
After operating for years in the shadows, over-the-counter derivatives are coming under scrutiny from regulators. While some critics fear fragmented markets will dry up liquidity, others worry about the details of clearing. What's in it for the buy side?
Spread Networks Clocks Latency Under 14.75 Milliseconds
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
The telecom provider further reduced the latency on its Ethernet wave service between Chicago and all the market center execution points in New Jersey.
Kyte Group Measures Global Data Latency
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
What Email? For Goldman Sachs, Voicemail Is Still Best
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Lloyd Blankfein told jurors at the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, that he sometimes does not read his e-mail and prefers instead to listen to voice mail.
Asset Manager Marathon to Deploy SimCorp Dimension
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Marathon Asset Management, which manages $53 billion for institutional clients, announced it will use SimCorp's Dimension platform as its investment management system.
Morgan Stanley Unveils VWAP for FX
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
Morgan Stanley announced the rollout of an over-the-counter algorithmic trading platform that provides institutional investors with flow-weighted average pricing in currencies.
Traiana Launches Central Clearing Connectivity for FX Derivatives
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
Citi is the first client to use the central clearing service, Harmony CCP Connect, for the bank's FX prime brokerage trades.
U.K. Hedge Fund to Use Twitter to Predict Market Moves
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
Can Twitter be used to predict daily moves in the global equity markets?
The Associated Press Joins Forces with RavenPack
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
RavenPack will develop sentiment analysis products that process A.P.'s market-moving content or use in quantitative trading and investment models.
Bloomberg Breaks $1Trillion Record for Electronic Swaps Trading in 2011
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
With plans to register as a swaps execution facility in 2011, Bloomberg's fixed income platform is seeing extensive participation from 23 dealers and 450 buy-side firms in interest-rate and credit default swaps trading.
U.S. Banks Wildly Unprepared For Japan-Type Disaster
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
A large number of organizations are still not confident that their data will be restored completely within hours of a disaster, according to a survey.
Orc and Newedge Deliver High Speed Link for Asian Markets
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Orc will manage the high-speed connection between Chicago and Newedge's Hong Kong trading data center, offering US traders access to Asian markets.
Finance Professionals Get To Make Own Videos Via Thomson Reuters Platform
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
As buy-side professionals get inundated with an increasing barrage of research and information about the markets, they are turning to multimedia and mobile solutions, according to Thomson Reuters.
Brandywine Global Taps Eagle Investment Systems
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Chooses Eagle Access, a hosted solution for data management, investment accounting and performance measurement, to replace existing installed vendor.
E-Trading: When is Fast, Fast Enough?
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
OMG And Enterprise Data Management Council To Develop Data Standards for Financial Reform
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
The common standard will help financial organizations transform their data into "Actionable Intelligence" to support systemic risk assessment and analytics.
Deutsche Bank Shaves Trade Latency Down to 1.25 Microseconds
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
Offering a new hardware-based DMA technology to high frequency shops, the bank said it's breaking the speed barrier of software-based solutions.
Canada's Omega ATS Unveils U.S. Securities Trading
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
Canada's Omega ATS, a low-latency alternative trading system for equities and fixed income products, announced its clients can begin trading U.S. securities through its platform starting next month.
Goldenberg Hehmeyer Extends Contract with Orc Software
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
Proprietary trading firm to use Orc Liquidator engine to support its ETF market making operations and access to exchanges.
More Hacker Headaches for Bank of America
Commentary  |  3/14/2011  | 
Nearly three months after shaking off WikiLeaks, Bank of America once again finds itself in the crosshairs of a web provocateur who's threatening to prove the firm is guilty of fraud.
Nomura Makes A Play for U.S. Electronic Trading Business
Commentary  |  3/14/2011  | 
Nomura Makes A Play for U.S. Equity Business
Dodd-Frank Pushes the Middle Office Forward
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
Algo Technologies Goes Live With Colo to LSE Markets
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
This enables the high frequency and algo trading community via the LSE Group data center, to access Turquoise and eventually the other LSE markets on the MillenniumIT platform.
SWIFT 3SKey Zaps Digital Signature
News  |  3/9/2011  | 
ICAP Launches Financial Tech Incubator
News  |  3/9/2011  | 
Euclid Opportunities will offer a seed funding and acceleration program to early-stage companies in post-trade risk management, data and other financial market applications.
Has the Hedge Fund Rally Hit a Bump?
Commentary  |  3/8/2011  | 
Hedge funds are still riding the momentum generated by their strong finish to 2010, but does data from Hennessee Group indicate the good times are coming to a close?
Global Derivatives Volumes Soared 25 Percent in 2010
News  |  3/8/2011  | 
Reforms in OTC derivatives markets are causing participants to shift their risks to exchange-traded derivatives, says WFE Chairman.
DZPrivateBank Deploys TraderTools for FX
News  |  3/8/2011  | 
Luxembourg-based German bank chooses Liquidity Management Platform to boost competitive edge, reduce risk and increase automation.
Hedge Funds Want Their iPads
News  |  3/8/2011  | 
In addition to being an excellent platform for playing Angry Birds, Apple's iPad has the potential to push the laptop out of the picture at hedge funds.
Formula May Pave Way to Stopping Flash Crashes
News  |  3/7/2011  | 
Can a simple mathematical formula prevent another Flash Crash? Marcos Lopez de Prado, head of high-frequency futures trading at Tudor Investments, thinks so.
Nasdaq OMX Launches Genium INET Web Trade
News  |  3/7/2011  | 
The new trading app will first be implemented on Nasdaq OMX's Commodities Europe, the power and carbon derivatives exchange.
Investment Managers Bullish About Equities; Bearish on Bonds
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
Fund managers are bullish about equities and emerging markets in 2011, but hold a bearish view of the government and corporate bond markets, according to a survey conducted by human resources consulting firm Towers Watson.
Bonds.com Raises $6.5 Million
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
New ATS for professional fixed income traders receives additional financing from Oak Investment Partners and GFINet to focus on small-size executions.
Pentagon-Funded Study Suspects Terrorism Fueled 2008 Crash
Commentary  |  3/2/2011  | 
The 2008 collapse of the U.S. economy wasn't simply the product of risky trading practices, a bursting credit bubble, and subprime mortgage lending.
Tablet Wars: iPad Vs Android Motorola Xoom
Commentary  |  3/2/2011  | 
Apple will unveil the iPad2 today. The Motorola Xoom tablet is pricier at $800. But what are the differences with the iPad?
Newedge Connects to Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Derivatives Markets
News  |  3/2/2011  | 
Expands FIX connectivity network to give clients access to JSE's FTSE/JSE Top 40 index futures contract as well as agricultural contracts.
Thomson Reuters Teams With Redkite On Market Surveillance
News  |  3/1/2011  | 
Redkite's market surveillance solution will pull in Thomson Reuter's news and data, while running in the Elektron hosted environment.
PhilipCapital Partners With RTS Realtime Systems Group
News  |  3/1/2011  | 
Plans to offer low-latency algo trading solutions to institutional trading houses via the Singapore Exchange's platform.

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