Profile of Melanie RodierSenior Editor and Head of Video
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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 May 2010
In Skytrax's annual World Airline Awards, ranked by surveys and reviews of more than 17.9 million customers, Asian carriers dominate the list, followed by the Middle East and Australia.
The survey of 100 firms carried out by OpenLink looked at the relative importance of risk management concerns faced by senior operations professionals in the growing electronic environment.
Point Carbon provides banks, traders, portfolio managers, corporations and governments with critical insights based on deep industry knowledge and sophisticated modeling capabilities across the carbon, utilities, oil, gas and industrial markets.
With market data volumes and associated costs rising exponentially, SunGard says MarketMap helps firms reduce market data infrastructure costs with its real-time market data entitlement and reporting system.
The desk will be based in Tullett Prebon’s Jersey City, NJ, office and will be led by Philippe Allain, Managing Director.
In this video clip, humorist Dave Barry ad libs on his new book, "I'll Mature When I'm Dead"...
SFTI customers can now access Knight’s electronic trading products and services from the same connections they currently use to access NYSE Euronext markets, other exchanges and brokers.
The partnership gives linkedFA members direct access to NASDAQ’s Financial Advisor Center, which offers financial planners access to news, commentary, educational tools, job listings, advisor calculators and other resources.
Under the agreement, SAP will resell newly developed solutions – leveraging EMC Documentum enterprise content management, EMC Captiva intelligent enterprise capture and EMC Document Sciences customer communications management.
iPM Analyst is a data management, research, and client servicing tool and can be used on a stand-alone basis or in conjunction with other INDATA products.
The solution leverages the source content method of XML tagging. Unlike traditional document tagging methods that tag data in the post-production process, the source content method tags data at the source where it is created.
The new partnership will focus on implementations of specialized data visualization and business intelligence systems to support monitoring and analysis of real-time market and risk data.
Numerix Bond Trader provides front-office professionals with a set of custom Excel spreadsheets for viewing and testing trades, and monitoring market data and risk metrics.
As online demand surged, 12 of the 15 top financial institutions had double-digit percentage increases in response times between 3 and 4 pm, according to Gomez, inc.
One trader freaks out during a webcast as he watches the stock market plunge on Thursday. "WHOA!!! Even Cramer doesn't know what to think!!" Check it out around the 1mn mark, in this Reformed Broker video clip.
Data management technologies are fundamental to the creation of applications, and with the rise of virtualization and cloud computing, the manner in which applications need to access data is evolving, SpringSource said.
If a "fat finger" problem can happen at a firm, there is obviously an issue with their pre-trade risk management, says Aite Group's Paul Zubalake.
In this MSNBC video, NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer says we have to accept that "things like this" are going to continue to happen in a period of market volatility.
Most experts agreed that the market was rocked by growing concerns that the financial crisis in Europe is spiraling out of control. But the afternoon freefall was widely blamed on a human trading error, and on algorithms.
thinkOnDemand provides users with tick-by-tick intra-day prices that can be replayed at any time – hours, days and weeks after they have occurred – without leaving the live trading platform.
Celent expects that electronic trading in India will go from only 10% in 2009 to 50% in 2015, as the domestic institutions become more adept at it.
As they prepare to comply with new and more stringent rules, hedge funds must align their technology and processes to provide the transparency demanded by regulators and investors alike.
Following the completion of the transaction, valued at $3.4 billion, Interactive Data will remain headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts and maintain its offices around the world.
The acquisition provides customers with broader access to 35 global data center metropolitan areas throughout North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.
Prior to joining Options IT, Tom Dillon was SVP at JonesTrading, where he oversaw the firm's electronic trading sales effort, and VP of Sales at NYFIX.