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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 December 2008

Risk Management Is Wall Street's Top Priority for 2009

Poor risk management is at the heart of the current financial crisis. Firms will have to implement new risk management practices and governance to shore up their performance, satisfy regulators and win back investors' trust.

Financial Firms Turn to Social Media to Attract New Gen X, Y Clients

Retail brokerages and banks have increasingly been using social networking to attract and retain clients. But with social networking tools and sites proliferating, firms need to ensure that they connect with their target audience and provide content quality controls.

Wealth Managers Focus on Reassuring Clients During Economic Downturn

Amid the current economic crisis, firms are placing more emphasis on communicating with clients more frequently to review their financial situations, confirm the wisdom of their asset allocations and current holdings, and convince them to get back into the market.

5 Tips to Cut Data Center Energy Use

Most data centers waste enormous amounts of electricity using inefficient cooling designs and systems. Gartner gives some tips which could save millions of kilowatt hours annually.

Update on the Madoff Scandal (media roundup)

As the dust settles on the Madoff scandal, the SEC blames itself for a decade-long failure to investigate the Wall Street executive. Meanwhile, Madoff is scrambling to find any remaining friends to keep him out of jail. Here's the latest media roundup on the scandal:

Meet your (next?) boss

With banks continuing to announce massive layoffs and the financial crisis set to last well into 2009, Wall Street workers are increasingly looking for virtual places to discretely network, share bad news and further develop job skills.

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