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Content tagged with Data Management posted in November 2010
Securing Your Trading Network
Commentary  |  11/30/2010  | 
Cybersecurity is top of mind at financial firms, which are vulnerable to rogue traders, hackers and other forms of unauthorized access.
CQG Adds Connectivity to GovEx
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
Offers U.S. Treasury traders access to Currenex's (GovEx) fixed income platform combined with CQG's server-side order management.
First Derivatives Partners with Trading Cross Connects on HFT Solutions
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
Partnership will provide software and infrastructure to high frequency firms trading FX, fixed income and futures.
Eurex Rolls Out Pre-Trade Risk Management Platform
News  |  11/29/2010  | 
Eurex Clearing, a Europe-based clearinghouse for securities and derivatives dealings, announced the launch of a new service that enables traders to better control pre-trade risk.
Cap Market Firms Gradually Implementing Social Media, But Some CCOs Still Not Swayed
News  |  11/29/2010  | 
Popular social media tools among the financial community include TweetDeck, Ning and SocialTurns. But regulation and privacy are still hindering widespread adoption of social media in the capital markets, according to a new report from Aite Group.
SunGard Integrates MarketMap Market Data With WealthStation And Valdi Solutions
News  |  11/29/2010  | 
The integration gives SunGard's WealthStation and Valdi customers the ability to navigate MarketMap market data content seamlessly from within their respective applications.
Everyone Wants to Start An SEF
Commentary  |  11/24/2010  | 
Debate rages over what is a swap execution facility, but even as regulators craft the rules, there are many contenders.
SGX Launches Central Clearing Service via Calypso for Interest Rate Swaps
News  |  11/24/2010  | 
his is the first OTC financial derivatives central counterparty clearing service in Asia.
Companies that Ignore Cloud Computing Could Be Left for Dead
Commentary  |  11/23/2010  | 
Companies that don't take advantage of the agility offered by the cloud could be left for dead.
Citi's Sale of OMS to FlexTrade Points to Broker-Neutral Software Trend
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
Citi's sale of ColorPalette OMS to FlexTrade, reflects the broker's decision to differentiate itself in trading-related IP, and not run a front-end software business.
VelocityShares to Launch Volatility-Related ETNs
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
Offering 2x leverage linked to the S&P 500 VIX Futures Index, the exchange traded notes are to enable institutional traders to manage their daily equity market trading risks.
Deutsche Borse Launches AlphaFlash
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
The algo news feed is now available in a Tokyo data center
Tradency Adds 'Pause Option' to Mirror Trading Platform
News  |  11/22/2010  | 
New feature allows traders to control losses and minimize risks with automatic trading.
MIXIT Adds Pairs Trading and Delta Options Functionality from Credit Suisse
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
The new functionality will allow MIXIT to offer more sophisticated trading strategies through its OMS/EMS.
On Message – Lots and Lots of Them
Commentary  |  11/18/2010  | 
Slovenia's KD Funds Goes Live with Charles River IMS
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
Automates the firm's equities, fixed income and foreign exchange investment operations.
Reaktor's FIX Engine Receives Certification From BATS Europe
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
Integration with European MTFs has been costly and complicated, claims Finnish software vendor.
UNX Adds International Trading With UBS DMA and Algorithms
News  |  11/17/2010  | 
Users of the UNX Catalyst EMS can now access markets across Canada, Europe and South America when they use the UBS DMA and algo strategies.
Bloomberg Launches First Daily China Credit Derivatives Pricing
News  |  11/17/2010  | 
New service to help Chinese banks to reduce risk and increase transparency.
CQG Inks Partnership With Edge Financial Technologies
News  |  11/17/2010  | 
CQG announced that Edge Financial Technologies joined its API partner program, giving clients access to its trading strategies for the derivatives, FX, and equities markets.
StreamBase Integrates Streaming Feed from Morningstar into CEP Platform
News  |  11/16/2010  | 
Mutual customers will be able to integrate wide range of data on multiple asset classes into a consolidated view.
MTS Plans Pan-European Corporate Bond Trading Platform
News  |  11/16/2010  | 
This is a response to the Cassiopeia Committee to implement recommendations for the introduction of corporate bond platforms in Europe
Direct Edge Launches Connectivity To Other Equity Markets
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
The fourth largest US exchange operator is jumping into the connectivity business with Connect Edge as a way to lower telco costs for sell side customers.
Luxoft Tabs SuperDerivatives to Manage Currency Derivatives Risk
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
Luxoft announced it selected SuperDerivatives to handle the cross-border risks generated by its investments in currency derivatives through real-time pricing analytics and post-trade management tools.
FlexTrade To Acquire Citi's ColorPalette OMS
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
FlexTrade will make a substantial investment in the ColorPalette platform.
UK to Tape Hedge Fund Cell Phones
News  |  11/12/2010  | 
All calls on company-issued mobile devices are to be recorded and stored for six months.
Instinet and ITG Ink Reciprocal Liquidity Agreement in Asia
News  |  11/11/2010  | 
Allows institutional customers to seamlessly access each other's dark pools in Asia.
Russell Investments and Axioma Create 5 Factor Based Indexes
News  |  11/10/2010  | 
The Russell-Axioma Factor Indexes are optimized to provide a highly tradable, basket of securities that closely track each specific factor's returns.
GATE Technologies Launches Trading Platform for Illiquid Assets
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
GATE Pro is a recently approved ATS targeting the $1.2 trillion of private company, restricted securities.
OptionEase Intros Dashboard for Partner Brokerage Houses
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
The solution is offered as an on-demand, software-as-a-service (SaaS) application for fair-market-value accounting and compliance.
SIX x-Clear to Provide Clearing Services for Liquidnet
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
The CCP will provide exclusive clearing services for Liquidnet's Streaming Liquidity Providers in seven new markets.
Can EDM and BI Solve Wall Street’s Risk Problems?
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
The starting point for risk management is enterprise data management. But to mitigate risk in an ever-more-volatile market, firms must go beyond traditional business intelligence to enable ad hoc analysis and create a new perspective for portfolio managers.
StatPro Seven Measures Liquidity Risk
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
Introduces a new approach to measuring liquidity risk as a separate module within StatPro Risk Management.
SunGard Launches Ultra Low Latency DMA for Europe
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
SunGard's Valdi Execution Services caters to high-velocity traders executing across Pan European equity markets, providing a broker-managed solution that includes clearance and settlement.
Nasdaq OMX Announces On-Demand Data Service
News  |  11/5/2010  | 
Web-based application using cloud computing allows users to purchase historical Level 1 tick data online, for US equities.
UK's Jupiter Asset Management Picks Streamstream's Reconciliations Service
News  |  11/4/2010  | 
Asset manager will benefit from lower operational costs without an on premises installation.
MVS Trading Deploys Orc Software
News  |  11/4/2010  | 
New prop trading firm will rely on the Orc Solution for advanced options trading.
Peter Howard Joins Braver Stern as MD and Head Trader
News  |  11/4/2010  | 
The industry veteran will oversee CDOs, CLOs, and esoteric asset-backed securities
Algo Span Chooses Telx's Colocation Facility in Chicago
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
Agreement enables Algo Span to add access to CME and ICE as well as major liquidity venues in Europe and the United States.
Meridian Global Fund Services Implements Fascet Data Solution
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
Meridian said the complexity of its growing client base demanded a solution that allowed it to build out the additional infrastructure required to handle the administration of large trading volumes and managed accounts, particularly for clients with multiple prime brokers.
Orc Software Offers Managed Service for Trading
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
Orc Hosted is a fully supposed trading infrastructure, that includes Orc Trader, Orc Spreader and Orc Liquidator, with connectivity options.
CBOE to Deploy Correlix’s Latency Measurement Service
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
The Chicago Board Board Options Exchange announced it will use Correlix’s latency measurement service as part of a plan to allow traders to react more quickly to shifting market conditions and better manage latency performance.
Solace Closes Round of Equity Financing from Tandem Expansion
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
Middleware appliance provider to use financing to expand its rapid global expansion.
IPC Systems Adds BATS Europe to its Global Markets Network
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
IPC Systems, a maker of trading communications tools, announced the extension of their global financial markets network to BATS Europe, the second-largest European multilateral trading facility.
Instinet Unveils Algorithms for Asia Pacific
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
Instinet's Execution Expert consists of ten individual strategies customized to meet the trading challenges in Asia-Pacific.
NSX Partners with Sidera Networks
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
NSX and Sidera announce Exchange in a Box, a new fiber-option-based network solution, allowing customers to connect with NSX in the New York Metro region at a reduced cost, in microseconds.
Traiana Extends Harmony to ETDs; Nabs Deutsche Bank as First Client
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Traiana announced it extended the Harmony network to manage exchange-traded derivatives, an arrangement the firm said is aimed at allowing buy-side firms to reduce risk and costs.
Orc Provides Connectivity to Brazilian Market Via Alpes
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Orc's will offer out-of-the-box low latency trading infrastructure to deploy high frequency trading strategies to customers of Alpes.
Patsystems Taps Interactive 7Ticks to Launch XConnect Hub
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Interactive 7Ticks will provides low-latency connectivity to derivatives exchanges out of Chicago-based data center.
Options IT to use IBM for Private Cloud Computing
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Options IT announced it selected IBM’s BladeCenter platform to deliver private cloud computing to buy-side and sell-side firms, a system it said will reduce the time to market for new trading strategies.

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