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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
posted in February 2009

Did One Math Formula Cause The Financial Crisis?

When math wizard David X. Li invented a formula to price collateral debt obligations, many on Wall Street adopted it. But now this formula is being blamed for the collapse of the financial sector.

Markit Launches First Multi-Dealer Valuations Platform

Markit is launching the platform with six banks - Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and UBS - and expects to add additional participating banks over the coming months.

Risk Management Evolves for Risky Times

Real-time risk management systems and a culture of accountability are necessary to help financial firms avoid the pitfalls that caused the financial crisis in the first place.

Oracle New Release Helps Firms Comply With Basel II

The solution addresses all major components of ICAAP, including risk assessment, risk monitoring, modeling, stress testing, risk aggregation and allocation as well as regulatory reporting, according to Oracle.

Behavioral Finance Helps Fund Managers Spot Losers

All fund managers rely on gut instincts in their pursuit of superior returns. Cabot Research uses behavioral finance to help them identify persistent bad tendencies when buying and selling stocks.

Treasury Revamps Bailout Plan

Geithner introduced a four-point plan that aims to restart the flow of credit to businesses and consumers. In addition, a public-private investment fund of $500bn will be created to absorb banks' toxic assets.

New Calls for Investigation on Financial Crisis

Just a few months ago, investigators started probing the causes behind the financial crisis. Since then, the investigations have fizzled out. But Congress is now renewing calls for a probe.

Maybe It's The Regulators Who Need Bonuses

Regulators have really failed, whether it's with the Madoff scandal or the financial crisis. One problem is that regulators aren't attracting the most talented people.

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