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 Melanie Rodier

Profile of Melanie Rodier

Senior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 1304
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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 March 2010

Citi Launches Next Generation Algorithmic Trading Platform

The new platform enables clients to get self monitoring alerts for exceptional conditions with multiple levels of severity; real-time information on strategy progress and performance and enhanced stability, redundancy, and recovery framework.

Colonial First State Global Asset Management Appoints ASSET4 As Its ESG Research Provider

ASSET4, which was acquired by Thomson Reuters in November 2009, has developed the world's largest database of transparent, objective and auditable ESG information covering over 3,000 publicly listed companies worldwide, as well as a variety of other entities including countries, local authorities, state-owned companies and supranational entities.

Capital Markets Firms Turn to Cloud Computing

Despite disagreement on the actual definition of 'cloud computing,' capital markets firms increasingly are turning to the technology to achieve scale, cut costs and improve time to market. But not everything about the cloud is white and fluffy.

Boston Options Exchange Taps SaaS for Billing

The Boston Options Exchange's decision to move to a software-as-a-service billing solution was chiefly driven by its need to free up resources to tackle industry initiatives.

Riding the Cloud to Market: Q&A With Marc Chaikin

Marc Chaikin, who developed the first real-time analytics workstation for stock traders and portfolio managers, talks to WS&T about his latest venture and how he is using the cloud to deliver data to investors' smartphones.

TGIF: It's A Twitter Frenzy

Don't get left behind! Just about everyone - and we do mean everyone - is tweeting nowadays. Jon Stewart discusses the trend in this clip from the Daily Show...

SunGard Identifies Ten Trends for 2010 in Wealth Management

An increasing number of investors are seeking advice during the troubled economy, and automation will remain critical to firms' profitability and productivity, according to Sungard, which has identified "Ten Trends for 2010 in Wealth Management."

CQG Adds Full Suite of Indian Market Data

The MCX is India's leading commodity exchange, and the NSE is one of the highest volume futures and options exchanges in the world. CQG already has connectivity to the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

List of Indicted Madoff Aides Grows

Two former computer programmers at Bernie Madoff's firm have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Manhattan, bringing to five the number of Madoff aides who have been arrested since the scandal began to unfold 15 months ago.

TGIF: Hey Bernie!! Why Did You Do Me So Bad?

Here's a catchy Funny or Die video about Bernie Madoff as he whiles away his days in prison..."Hey Bernie! Why Did You Do Me So Bad? With All Of Our Cash...Turned Me Into Trash..."

Wall Street Firms Focus On Vendor Risk (video)

Vendor risk is top of the mind for most Wall Street firms these days. In this video clip, Larry Tabb, CEO and founder of TABB Group, tells us how the credit crisis is changing the vendor landscape as financial organizations seek more stable larger vendors to align with. Still, when the market recovers, we will start to see more innovation, particularly from smaller independent vendors, Tabb says.

TGIF: Make It Rain -- The Credit Card Act

The new Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure act recently went into effect-but not without controversy. On a recent episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart laid out both what's wrong with American consumers and with credit card companies.

Steve Ballmer: Microsoft Is "Betting Our Company" On The Cloud

Speaking to a gathering of hundreds of students at the University of Washington, Ballmer said: "I'll know we've succeeded with this aspect of the cloud the day we all agree that the virtual interaction through the cloud is as good as being here."

Brokers Get New Social Media Rules (video)

FINRA recently issued brokers with new guidelines regarding communications with the public through social networking sites. In this video, Larry Tabb, CEO and founder of TABB Group, outlines what policies and procedures financial firms should have in place to communicate with investors while staying on top of the newest trends in social media.

Agiliance Releases RiskVision 5.0

Solution for organizations to link security operations with enterprise risk management in cloud, mobile and on-premise environments.

BTIG Launches Equity Research Group

The research group will focus on the media, cable, satellite, and telecom industries and assist institutional clients in making strategic investment decisions.

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