Gold Book Honorees Are the Street's Future Stars
Long critical to the inner workings of Wall Street, quants have largely toiled behind the scenes. This year, the Advanced Trading Gold Book introduces a new class of quants — 18 exceptional individuals — who will shape the future with their wide bases of knowledge and experience.
Deconstructing "Too Big to Fail"
With increased regulation an almost foregone conclusion, the financial services industry will have to work to regain trust and credibility.
The Dawn of a New Investment Banking Model
Rising from the ashes of the bulge-bracket investment banking model, a new breed of partner-driven merchant-investment bank is on the horizon, predicts Larry Tabb, special contributing editor.
Is This Crisis Different? Not Really
Despite popular sentiment that the financial meltdown of 2007-08 is unique in history, we can glean lessons from earlier crises to make a better, more stable financial system, says John Chen, CEO of Sybase.
Riskdata starts daily publication of VaR indicators
With market volatility at an all time high, Riskdata is now offering daily publication of VaR indicators, as well as Shock VaR, to indicate possible over or under-estimate of risk during the market crises.
Nomura Acquires Lehman Service Platform in India
Nomura Holdings, Inc. has made an agreement with Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to acquire Lehman Brothers Services India Private Limited, Lehman Brothers Financial Services (India) Private Limited, and Lehman Brothers Structured Finance Services Private Limited, all specialized service companies based in Powai, Mumbai.