TradingScreen Raises $12 Million in Third Round of Venture Capital; Instinet's Algorithms are Accessible via LongView Trading, Reuters Lands 50 Positions at Pictet & Cie, Nexa Builds Intraday Equity Tick Database for Toronto Stock Exchange
Craig Messinger joined Pershing, a member of BNY Securities Group, as managing director and a member of the executive committee.
Is It Safe?
As numerous security breaches have been reported, financial services firms are ramping up their security efforts to protect consumers' data.
Outsourcing SMA Operations
As the separately managed accounts space takes off, investment managers are looking for outsourcing options to scale their operations.
The Right Mix
Building a cost-effective technology portfolio requires careful planning and a balanced approach.
Data Volume Skyrockets
Because of the proliferation of algorithms and black-box trading, data messaging rates are multiplying, causing capacity issues.
Time For a Change
TD Waterhouse upgrades anti-money laundering efforts with a third-party solution from Mantas.
The Next Big Thing
So, what IS the next big thing in the financial services technology space? What can every CIO and business line manager expect in the coming year?
SIA Seeks VoIP Deal
The Securities Industry Association is trying to strike a deal on behalf of its members that would reduce the cost of IP networks.
The New Sell-Side Trader: Execution Consultant
Brokers are morphing into execution consultants to advise the buy side on selecting algorithms and measuring performance. But how will the sell side reinvent the institutional sales trader?
Reinventing the Relationship
The buy and sell sides are at a turning point in their relationship. As the buy side takes greater control of its trades, the sell side is trying to find new ways to add value. Following are both perspectives on how the relationship is changing.
IPC Introduces Enterprise Voice Services
IPC Information Systems is touting the release of its new Enterprise Voice Services (EVS) -- an IP-based trader voice service -- at this year's Securities Industry Association Technology Management Conference and Exhibit.
Cicada Wants to Know Your Customer
On an SIA show floor filled with acronyms, Cicada has chosen to focus on KYC. The financial services industry is being bombarded by regulatory requirements, and Cicada's new solution is aimed at helping securities firms "Know Your Customer."
Eze Castle Eases Trading
Eze Castle Software has launched version 4.7 of its flagship Traders Console product with number of enhancements, including improvements to the Eze connect and algorithmic trading.
Base One Shares at SIA
Base One International Corp. is launching High Performance and Information Sharing (HPIS) to enable firms to communicate back-office information between applications running on independent databases.
Compliance Takes Center Stage
Compliance technology was the hot topic as SEC CIO Corey Booth spoke at the annual SIA Technology Conference about how the changing regulatory climate initiated an ongoing technology overhaul at the SEC.
Lessons From a Successful CIO
In his keynote address at the SIA Technology Management Conference, Austin Adams, corporate chief information officer and executive VP, JPMorgan Chase, shared offered some words of wisdom for his fellow techies.
DMA Dominates SIA Conference
Routing trades faster and with greater efficiency to more destinations is a major theme on the floor of this year's SIA Conference. Issues such as direct market access and compliance dominate the show's landscape.
SIA 2005: A Whirlwind of Change
The world of financial markets technology is changing. Regulation, technology and institutional trading preferences are shaking the industry by its roots. These changes are forcing the industry not only to upgrade technologies but also to reevaluate its mission.