Profile of Melanie RodierSenior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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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 January 2009
The Congressional Oversight Panel for TARP reveals the new regulations it is urging the government to implement to stop another financial crisis of this magnitude from ever happening again.
Compliance is one of the beats I cover for WS&T, and in spite of the market conditions, or perhaps precisely because of them, compliance seems to be one area that is positively thriving right now.
JP Morgan Chase says it cut its exposure related to Bernard Madoff last fall; but angry investors want to know why they weren't told about it.
New Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is trying to rein in TARP with rules that limit the power of lobbyists and ensure more oversight for the billions of dollars being handed out. This MarketPlace report discusses how clear the new rules actually are.
The Concierge interacts with the relevant departments within KCS, monitoring activities related to the client, as well as ensuring the client is kept informed about regulatory changes affecting their business.
Fidessa MAAX is a broker-neutral trading and execution solution that deploys quickly and requires minimal internal technical support, the vendor says.
Merlin Compass adds intraday portfolio reporting to the firm's existing trade monitoring and post-trade allocation and reporting tools.
Designed to improve execution quality and access to block trading liquidity, NYBX is a 50/50 joint venture between the two companies and will operate as a facility of the NYSE.
As data loss reaches an all time high, a new survey shows financial workers in the UK are regularly forgetting USB sticks at the dry cleaners.
The economy and the markets may be reeling, but the Champagne flowed at Obama's inauguration balls thanks largely to donations from Wall Street movers and shakers.
NYSE Regulation says suspected insider trading cases reached an all-time high last year, with 146 cases referred to the SEC " twice as many as in 2004.
Firms are looking to cloud computing's utility model as a way to rein in the infrastructure costs required to support e-discovery capabilities and improve their regulatory response.
As they face a rising number of inquiries from clients due to uncertain market conditions, financial advisors are increasingly looking to access business applications on the move.
With the aim of helping to predict market volatility and returns, Thomson Reuters has expanded its machine-readable news offering to include real-time analysis on key news events.
At her confirmation hearing before the Senate, Schapiro said she is considering reversing major decisions under the Bush administration that have made it harder for SEC staff to bring enforcement cases.
The site supplies market research and news as well as data and technical analysis tools.
Amid the economic downturn, more and more Wall Street firms are considering outsourcing to cut costs as well as gain access to technology and expertise. But the shaky economy requires firms to do more outsourcing due diligence than ever before.
Despite all the doom and gloom in the economy, a recent study from Aite Group says overall IT spending will only drop five percent and that risk management and compliance were two of the highest priorities. Business intelligence, document management and wealth management are areas that will see less resources in 2009.
The FX market reached more than $4 trillion in average daily trade volume, despite the decline in trading volume during the last couple of months of 2008, according to new Aite report.
A congressional hearing on the Madoff fraud yielded next to no answers as to how the former Nasdaq chairman perpetrated the Ponzi scheme, instead reiterating disbelief that it could have gone unnoticed by the SEC for so long.