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 Melanie Rodier

Profile of Melanie Rodier

Senior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 1304
Posts: 82

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald Tribune, and Rome, where she wrote for Reuters and Screen International, a film trade publication. Melanie was born in London, and graduated from Oxford University where she studied Spanish and Italian. She is also a fluent French speaker.

Articles by Melanie Rodier
posted in February 2008

Online Investment Site Cake Moves into Facebook

Cake Financial, the social network investment service that lets investors track and share the performance of their actual brokerage accounts, has launched a Facebook application...

SIFMA Appoints Tim Ryan CEO

Tim Ryan was vice chairman of investment banking for financial institutions and governments at JPMorgan before joining the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

TABB Group Promotes Sussman

Adam Sussman says one major industry trend he will be focusing on as research director at TABB Group is the significant increase in buy-side derivatives trading.

FundQuest Hires Prescott

Leslie Prescott will lead the development of FundQuest's Retirement Management Solutions platform, which enables financial advisors to deliver advanced planning, implementation, and monitoring services to their clients.

DTCC Streamlines Managed Accounts

DTCC launches Managed Accounts Service to streamline communications among investment managers, sponsors and service providers.

What is the banking future of Second Life?

Dutch banking group ING is closing the online community it launched in the virtual Second Life world last year. Although it still is too early to tell if and how companies can ultimately leverage Second Life...

ISO Promotes Biometric Standard for Financial Firms

ISO says the proliferation of electronic transactions — and the security risk inherent in these transactions -- has led it to promote biometrics as an integral part of a financial company's overall information security management program...

Soc Gen: Kerviel Messages with Broker Revealed

With a second trader now in custody in the Soc Gen fraud scandal and rogue trader Jerome Kerviel in jail, a French magazine today published a series of instant messages Kerviel and his broker at Newedge exchanged over the course of several months leading up to their arrest.

World’s Biggest Bank Frauds

The Société Générale $7.14 billion fraud is the most recent in over a decade's worth of major bank fraud.

Cyber Crime Film Draws Attention

Several dozen financial industry and technology professionals recently gathered at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York, to attend a private advanced screening of "The New Face of Cybercrime," a documentary film by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Fredric Golding...

Soc Gen: Bank's Controls Didn't Work, says report

Some of Societe Generale's internal controls failed to work, leading to the scandal of the junior trader who "lost" $7 billion. Meanwhile, industry experts suggest that in the U.S. too, a broad number of banks do not have sufficient controls...

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