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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

The End of Dimon, Blankfein & Co

It’s “proxy season” again, that time of year when shareholders, at least lately, have been shaking things up.

The Wealth Management Model of The Future

Firms are continuing to look for ways to better control the client experience. Here are some of the key issues they need to think about if they want to compete.

SAC Capital: When The Feds Came Knocking

Early on Friday March 29, federal agents arrested the portfolio manager of SAC, the largest hedge fund in the country. Will SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen, who just enjoyed a week of retail therapy which saw him snap up mansions and Picassos, be next to see the Feds come knocking? Here’s a timeline of events that have put SAC Capital at the center of an insider trading scandal.

It’s All JP Morgan’s Fault

A new Senate report on the bank's $6 billion loss finds that JP Morgan has some serious questions to answer.

Best Reactions To Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order

Is President Obama's executive order on cybersecurity causing hackers to shudder and financial institutions to breathe a sigh of relief? Here are some of the top reactions on the web to this controversial bill.

Another Trading Floor Bites The Dust

Given the sweeping move to electronic trading, a growing number of trading floors are shutting down, although some say certain floors still have a place in today's markets.

6 Most Memorable SEC Chiefs

As critics debate whether President Obama's nominee for the SEC, Mary Jo White, is the right choice, we take a look at some of the past’s most memorable heads of the agency.

Video: The Future Of Data Management

Larry Tabb of TABB Group recently discussed with WS&T senior editor Melanie Rodier how firms are adapting their data management processes to the post-financial-crisis environment.

Wall Street & Technology’s Top 5 Stories of 2012

Financial firms may have been laying off employees by the thousands, but it’s certainly not all gloom and doom for technologists. Specialized IT skills are still in high demand on Wall Street, and earlier this year, we gave you the low-down on how to get an elite IT education. If you’re a Wall Street manager, we also gave you some tips on how to manage Millennials to make sure you connect with them, retain them and make the most of their talent – while also ensuring you take a

A Look Ahead to the Capital Markets in 2013

The Eurozone crisis is far from over, the fiscal cliff is top of the headlines and industry revenues continue to decline. Adding to their collective headache, financial organizations are dealing with flat IT budgets while striving to innovate in today’s ultra-competitive market. But there are a host of bright spots in the financial technology world. Here is a look at Wall Street & Technology’s take on the key issues that will shape the industry in 2013.

Wall Street & Technology’s Top 5 Galleries of 2012

It’s been quite a year for the financial services industry, which was hit by multi-million dollar hack attacks as well as spectacularly disastrous technology failures. We took a look at the most costly industry mishaps in our top galleries of 2012, while also shining the spotlight on some of the biggest mistakes CIOs make. But there is light at the end of the tunnel for chief technology officers: our recent salary survey showed that IT skills remain in short supply on Wall Street. So for t

Data Visualization's New Shine

In the hunt for alpha, Wall Street firms look for the right data visualization technologies to make sense of petabytes of structured and unstructured data while maintaining regulatory compliance.

Capital Markets Outlook 2013: On Guard Against Hacktivists

Banks must keep hacktivists from penetrating their systems, potentially gaining access to highly confidential data, disrupting service and causing thousands of dollars in lost business, as well as huge damage to a firm's reputation.

7 Wall Street Institutions Slammed By Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy battered the North East leaving a trail of death and destruction in New York and New Jersey, Wall Street banks suffered varying degrees of damage. We take a look at seven financial institutions that were slammed by Sandy.

Wall Street Banks Still Reeling From Hurricane Sandy

Two days after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast and killed 18 people in New York City, Wall Street banks and their CEOs are dealing with the damage. Here is a look at who has been affected.

Capital Markets Outlook 2013: Financial Transparency Gets Real

For Form PF, a Dodd-Frank requirement, firms must gather data from multiple sources, structure it, slice it according to how they believe the Securities and Exchange Commission will want to see the data, and file highly burdensome reports on deadline.

High-Speed Trading Slows Down

Profits are drastically down at high-frequency trading firms, according to new data. There are a number of reasons why.

How To Drive Down IT Spending

While regulation places increasing pressure on firms’ technology and data volumes continue to skyrocket, how can firms limit their IT spend?

The Mainframe Continues to Lure Wall Street

With the rise of big data, mainframe computers are enjoying a resurgence of sorts. But many experts point out that 'big iron' never really went away in the first place.

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