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Content tagged with Data Management posted in June 2010
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Penson Financial Services Taps Conybear as Director Of Operations
News  |  6/30/2010  | 
Conybear will head up operations for Penson's clearing, settlement and execution services subsidiary in London.
Market Data Message Rates Hit New Record
News  |  6/30/2010  | 
The Exegy Ticker Plant driving the MarketDataPeaks.com web site hit over 3.2 million messages per second on June 29th, surpassing 2.8 million mps reached during the May 6th flash crash.
New Pecking Order in Derivatives?
News  |  6/29/2010  | 
Exchanges and clearinghouses could win big under the new derivatives regs, but large banks and brokers that own FCMs will play a role in the pecking order.
Bulltick Capital Joins Fidessa Connectivity Network in Latin America
News  |  6/29/2010  | 
Top dealer in ADRs will use Fidessa's network to provide trade and execution services in Latin American region.
Wall Street Boosts Analytics Spending With Eye On Better Risk Management: Survey
News  |  6/28/2010  | 
Wall Street firms are expected to ramp up spending on analytics over the next year with an eye on better risk management and compliance, according to a survey conducted by IBM and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Alphacet and Knight Capital Integrate Workflow for Pairs Trading
News  |  6/28/2010  | 
Allows hedge funds to create, test and deploy large algorithmic pairs trading strategies.
Chi-Tech Brings European Trading Network MarketPrizm To North America
News  |  6/24/2010  | 
Chi-Tech, a subsidiary of Chi-X Global Inc., said today that it expanded its European trading network and infrastructure service MarketPrizm to North American firms.
GoldenSource Launches Data Warehouse
News  |  6/24/2010  | 
By linking data elements relating to the same object, the data warehouse will create an enterprise-wide view of risk, performance and compliance for clients.
Broadridge Offers New Connectivity to Swift's Accord for Securities Matching
News  |  6/24/2010  | 
Prime brokers and executing brokers use Swift Accord for matching of equity and fixed income trades from global hedge fund community.
Activ Enlists Hibernia Atlantic For Low Latency Connection
News  |  6/23/2010  | 
Activ Financial said today that it selected trans-Atlantic bandwidth provider Hibernia Atlantic to develop a low latency connection between the Frankfurt and Chicago markets.
J.P. Morgan Named Custodian for Nasdaq OMX Derivatives Markets
News  |  6/23/2010  | 
J.P. Morgan to provide collateral management agency services for the cash and securities that firms use to collateralize derivatives transactions.
Jefferies and Instinet Select OneMarketData
News  |  6/23/2010  | 
Firms leverage an integrated platform for tick data, analytics and complex event processing without requiring disparate systems.
Nasdaq In On-Demand Tick Data Venture With Xignite
News  |  6/22/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX Group said today that it chose cloud services provider Xignite to build an on-demand data platform which enables users to access large quantities of detailed historical trade and quote data for all U.S.-listed securities.
Sophis Launches VALUE As Hosted Solution
News  |  6/21/2010  | 
Selects Options IT to power the new offering within its Options PIPE Momentum managed hosting service.
First Wilshire Securities Management Went Live With INDATA iPM
News  |  6/21/2010  | 
Utilizes the platform for its portfolio management, trading and compliance needs.
Mapleridge Capital Choses OneMarketData's CEP Engine
News  |  6/21/2010  | 
Integrates real-time and historical market data to support quantitative strategy development.
Tradar Unveils Insight 4.0
News  |  6/21/2010  | 
New version includes order routing via FIX to execution platforms as well as compliance functionality.
TMX Group Builds New Co-Location Facility
News  |  6/18/2010  | 
TMX Group said today that it finished the construction of a new co-location facility and will start giving users high-speed access to the Toronto Stock Exchange trading engine and market data feeds starting next week.
Xignite Expands Market Data Cloud
News  |  6/17/2010  | 
Financial information provider Xignite Inc. said today that its market data cloud is now offering real-time information from six new securities exchanges across three continents.
Savvis Finalizes $121 Million Deal to Buy Fusepoint
News  |  6/17/2010  | 
IT services and cloud infrastructure provider Savvis Inc. completed its $121 million deal to buy the Canadian co-location services company Fusepoint.
FinAnalytica Expands Derivatives Pricing Coverage Via Fincad Partnership
News  |  6/17/2010  | 
FinAnalytica has expanded its derivatives pricing coverage by embedding Fincad’s analytics program into the latest version of its flagship risk management and portfolio allocation platform, Cognity.
Credit Suisse Launches Onyx Algorithmic Trading Platform for Fixed Income
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
Clients will have electronic access to trade cash US Treasuries directly with Credit Suisse's market making desk in fixed income.
First Quadrant Deploys Portware for Global FX Trading
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
The money manager cited Portware's FX liquidity aggregation features and integration with Traiana Harmony's network for post-trade processing.
ITG Tabs Fiserv’s Accurate Platform to Automate Reconciliations
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
Investment Technology Group announced that it’s using Fiserv’s Accurate platform to perform a range of cash and securities reconciliations, and to automate the exception management process.
Jeffries Deploys ACTIV’s Market Data Processing Unit
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
ACTIV Financial said today that global securities firm Jeffries is now using its market data processing unit with an eye on lower latency and better management of soaring data volumes.
U.S. Options Commissions Projected to Soar as Buy-Side Remains Bullish
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
Increased volatility in the marketplace may be stoking investor concerns in some sectors, but it’s a driving force behind a potentially banner year for sell-side options desks with more buy-side firms turning towards options-centric strategies, according to a new report by Tabb Group.
Atrium Network Teams with NovaSparks on Market Data Processor
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
Atrium Network said today that it partnered with NovaSparks to create a new data processor which allows traders to measure the latency performance of their market data handling and order entry.
NYSE Euronext Outsources Billing to Firm58
News  |  6/15/2010  | 
Sets up online self-service billing facility for NYSE Euronext's U.S. equities and options members to check daily balances, historical data and trade-by-trade detail.
It's A Rich Man's World
Commentary  |  6/14/2010  | 
Regulators are chasing the market with real-time market monitoring technology because they lack the budgets of banks and hedge funds.
G Capital Chooses Alphacet for Quant Strategy Development
News  |  6/14/2010  | 
Global macro hedge fund will use Alphacet Discovery's graphical user interface and real-time interactive dashboard to monitor strategies.
ISITC Releases New Market Practice Addressing Security Collateral Settlements
News  |  6/14/2010  | 
Firms who undertake to adopt the standards set forth in the Market Practice will benefit from increased efficiency and cost savings, according to ISITC.
UNX Integrates Credit Suisse AES Algos into Catalyst EMS
News  |  6/14/2010  | 
Credit Suisse cites speed and ease of deployment of algos into UNX's EMS with ability to add broker customizable content and updetes.
Thomson Reuters Releases High Frequency Trading Poll
News  |  6/11/2010  | 
Seventy-Five percent of respondents said HFT is sub-second, up from 61 percent last year.
FinAnalytica Unveils New Version of Cognity
News  |  6/10/2010  | 
Integrates positions, exposures and returns through a single view of risk measurement.
Liquidnet to Debut Trading of Mexican Equities
News  |  6/10/2010  | 
Liquidnet Holdings Inc. said today that its clients will be able to trade Mexican equities through its platform as the firm looks to capitalize on nation’s growing economy.
ZL Technologies Offers Enterprise-Class Social Media Archiving
News  |  6/10/2010  | 
The new service offered via the integration of FaceTime’s Unified Security Gateway, follows guidelines recently introduced by FINRA regarding the need to develop policies around the capture and retention of any potentially business-related social media communications.
Thomson Reuters Aims To Transform News Consumption With Interactive Video Platform
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
The video platform offers voice-generated transcripts of each video and allows users to intelligently search the content on the platform.
First Derivatives Names Dale Richards Head of U.S. Operations
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
First Derivatives plc, a provider of software and consulting services to investment banks and hedge funds, said today that it named Dale Richards president of its U.S. operations.
Penson GHCO Launches Global Execution Desk for Managed Futures
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
Introducing broker Colagrossi Futures plans to utilize the desk for global execution and managed futures.
Markit Acquires Wall Street On Demand
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
Deal enables Markit to utilize Wall Street On Demand's web site hosting, design, development and reporting tools.
Omega ATS Launches New Matching Engine ThymeX
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
Boosts performance of order executions in micro-seconds for ATS, making Omega ATS one of the lowest latency trading venues in Canada.
KAM Deploys StreamBase to Aid High Frequency Trading Strategies
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
Brazilian asset manager Kairos Asset Management said today that it will begin using StreamBase Complex Event Processing to handle the firm’s high frequency trading strategies for a range of assets, including derivatives, FX, and equities.
Options IT Unveils Financial Application Hosting Service
News  |  6/7/2010  | 
Options IT, a provider of outsourced infrastructure technology, is expanding its Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering through Pipe Momentum, a hosting service aimed at bringing low-latency market data and connectivity to buy-side and sell-side traders.
Tbricks Opens New York Office
News  |  6/4/2010  | 
Hires Joshua Hodge to grow client base for its high-performance trading systems in the U.S. and Canada.
Nasdaq OMX, FactSet Team to Give Corporate Intelligence
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX said today that it formed a partnership with analytical applications provider FactSet Research Systems Inc. to create a research platform enabling users to monitor public and private companies along with global capital markets in real-time.
Morgan Stanley Goes Live with Traiana's Real-Time FX Margin System
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
With growth in the prime brokerage and retail FX space, sell-side firms are seeking scalable, real-time margin platforms across FX and futures.
Data Management a Top Priority for Wall Street Firms
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
While improving data quality long has been viewed as a back-office efficiency play on Wall Street, the financial crisis and ensuing regulatory scrutiny have thrust data management into the spotlight, transforming it into a top business priority.
New ConvergEx Platform Expands Access To Block Liquidity
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
ConvergEx Group said today that it launched advanced blotter polling tools and the shadow blotter system Sonar, which were designed to give traders access to anonymous block trading and external block liquidity.
ITG Links EMS Triton with OMS Macgregor XIP
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
Investment Technology Group Inc. said today that it integrated its execution management system Triton with its order management system Macgregor XIP in a bid to streamline the trading process for clients.
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