EMoney Advisor Launches Enhanced Wealth Management Solutions
Developed for financial advisors who provide all-inclusive planning for affluent and high net worth clients, the new version's enhancements include a framework for generating investment proposals monitored by predetermined thresholds that trigger an alert every time a policy control is exceeded.
Mashups Slowly Gain Traction on Wall Street
While adoption of mashups by capital markets firms has been slow, the technology promises to empower business users, improve information sharing, boost productivity and strengthen customer relationships -- if security concerns can be overcome.
Obama Meets with Senior Bankers Today
WSJ.com is reporting that President Obama is expected to meet with several high profile bankers in Washington as he seeks to gain support for the latest plan to stabilize the financial sector.
South Park's Stan, Lex Luthor Ask for Government Bailouts
Stan in South Park and villain Lex Luthor apply for government bailouts, office workers visit the Twittersphere, a flight attendant tries a new way of presenting safety information, and a hamster eats popcorn on a piano.
South Park's Stan Asks for a Government Bailout
Stan finds out how Washington makes its handout decisions.
Need to Know News Offers Algo News Feed
The service will be available to the community of financial trading companies currently operating within the center, including buy and sell side firms which rely on real-time news feeds to improve their trading operations.
Are Those Assets 'Toxic,' 'Dodgy,' 'Devalued' or Just 'Legacy'?
There's a widening dichotomy in the way industry observers describe subprime-related financial instruments, such as those included in the financial rescue plan the Treasury Department announced yesterday: what some call "toxic," "troubled" or "dodgy" assets, others (such as the current Administration) refer to as simply "legacy" assets. They've certainly been suffering a liquidity problem and probably performance issues, but are these assets truly "toxic"? On the other hand, are they a gift, as
Obama Works the Tonight Show; Sesame Street Explains the Madoff Scandal
It's been a good week in financial-crisis comedy. President Obama starred on the Tonight Show last night, talked about bonuses and the financial industry and cracked a few good jokes; Sesame Street's Ernie and Cookie Monster came up with a concise explanation of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme; Samantha Bee at the Daily Show crafted a witty, cutting segment on short sellers.
Obama Works the Tonight Show
President Barack Obama's interview with Jay Leno last night was more dignif
Asset Managers Must Use Web for Cost-Effective Distribution
Firms that find a way to sell by using inexpensive and scalable resources, such as the advisor Web site, to reduce their dependence on expensive wholesaling forces, will be betterpositioned for profitability in coming years, according to a new report from kasina.
Citi CIO Out, Replacement Sought
Meredith Levinson, senior online editor of CIO magazine, just told me that Citi's CIO, Marty Lippert, left the organization earlier this week. She got a copy of the memo the company released internally announcing Lippert's departure and wrote a story about it. According to the memo, Lippert is going back home to Canada for personal reasons.