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 September 2011
It certainly looks like it was worth it for executives from Bank of New York Mellon, HP and Yahoo.
The recession was officially over in June 2009, but the Fed isn't painting a rosy picture.
Federal Judge Rakoff is turning into Irving Picard's arch nemesis.
Brokerages still need to work hard to improve their websites, according to a new survey by Corporate Insight.
IT spending predictions range from $90 billion to $400 billion, but analysts argue that there is method to the madness.
The resignation marked a striking fall for Gruebel, a former chief executive at Credit Suisse where he was known as "Saint Ossie".
In his new role at Elektron, the Deutsche Bank veteran will bring together applications, data and infrastructure to support integrated trading systems targeted at specific customer requirements.
The platform will help investors comply with the Dodd-Frank Act requiring companies to trade credit-default swaps and other derivatives through swap execution facilities.
Citi Managing Director Jon Beyman takes crisis management to a whole new level -- without sacrificing technology innovation.
Services to be provided under the outsourcing agreement include post-trade execution support, and data management.
UBS is still giving out only a trickle of information about what actually might have happened.
Thanks to a strategic partnership, the new data analysis tool will allow traders to stream and analyze real-time normalized market data directly in Microsoft Excel 2010.
Next week a judge will be handing down a sentence to Raj Rajaratnam, former head of the Galleon Group.
The service provides a deterministic data feed processing time of 600 nanoseconds, ten times faster than hardware accelerated approaches.
Ghost algo participates in both lit and dark venues, waiting to take advantage of favorable price movements.
A US$2 billion miss in equities trading is inexcusable.
Wall Street professionals who voted said they particularly admire firms who have been able to navigate troubled markets while continuing to push forward an innovative technology agenda and "get things done".
Empaxis's offerings range from reconciliation to application services.
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9/11 marked a turning point for business continuity. Although now it seems the real game changer in the business continuity arena occurred more recently during the 2009 financial crisis. Still, firms have a lot to figure out.
Still, some economists see a connection between 9/11 and the financial crisis which struck the U.S. in 2008.
The investment management firm, led by former Goldman Sachs managing director Reza Ali, was driven by increasing need for timely risk analysis.
OneTick will be deployed to support the firm's quantitative trading strategies and proprietary risk management systems, and to help manage the firm's investing practices.
Driven by advances in smartphone technologies and evolving consumer preferences, brokers are rolling out a new line of mobile apps on the iPhone, the iPad and Android devices for retail investors and investment professionals alike.
The new release introduces full 64-bit application support, enabling improvements in data processing capability among other improvements.
It takes a lot to stand out online these days. Here are six brokerages that are leading the way with innovative social media strategies.
With social networks such as Facebook and Twitter commonplace on Wall Street, innovative brokerages are taking their social media strategies beyond marketing to offer clients more functionality and value online.
The American economy added absolutely no new jobs in August for the first time in a year.
The $387 million purchase follows IBM's acquisition last year of risk management software provider OpenPages.