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 November 2008
The Treasury has gone from wanting to buy toxic assets, to steering away from them, and now with the Citigroup bailout, back to TARP. Marketplace editor Kai Ryssdal talks to John Carney of Clusterstock.com about the truth behind the Treasury's decision to bailout Citigroup.
Credit default swaps have heightened market anxiety because they are conducted in the over-the-counter market where regulations are few and information about risk is often hidden. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how OTC markets work in this video.
With litigation and e-discovery requests expected to skyrocket on the shoulders of the current financial turmoil, Stratify announced enhancements to its Legal Discovery v8.0 service which it says will enable counsel to more efficiently handle fast-breaking investigations and optimize document review.
As the turmoil on Wall Street continues, a growing tide of litigation -- and e-discovery requests -- could engulf financial firms.
Recruiters confirm they are increasingly tapping into social networking sites such as LinkedIn to fill positions in the capital markets.
M&As in the financial industry have come fast and furious over the last couple months, each one raising multiple challenges for the companies involved. A vital, but easily overlooked one, is data security. When companies are in the midst of an M&A, how do they protect their customers' confidential data?
Loomis Sayles deploys Imprivata technology to enable authentication via password, fingerprint and token.
Rogue employees have the potential to devastate a bank. But up to 50 percent of all insider fraud incidents go unreported, Celent says.
The Treasury realized it wasn't going to get bang for its buck, and it was going to be too complicated to do the auction procedure, say experts who discuss Paulson's decision in this MSNBC video.
Treasury Secretary says second half of the $700 billion financial rescue program will be used to help relieve pressures on consumer credit, scrapping efforts to buy troubled mortgage assets.
The Treasury has about $80 billion remaining in capital injections for companies who apply to sell preferred stock to the government. Companies must submit their applications by Friday.
S. Ramakrishnan, CEO of Reveleus and Mantas, Oracle, talks to WS&T about how risk management practices are already changing in light of the subprime crisis and economic turmoil.
Today, there's a big meeting between the Treasury and financial firms to talk about TARP, the government's program to buy troubled assets. The meeting comes as a survey find that financial players are so uncertain about how TARP would work, they aren't sure they want to participate. Here's more on this story in this Marketplace segment from American Public Media.
While business models have shifted to support a hybrid approach to financial advisement between financial advisement and traditional brokerage, the underlying technology has struggled to keep up, according to new report.
Financial executives turn to social networking sites to share stories with industry colleagues about the financial crisis.