Industry Inertia Hampers E-Trading
Institutional traders see some value in fixed income electronic trading, but a lack of a regulatory push and the desire to maintain existing business models is causing inertia in the move to electronic trading methods.
Can Group Finance and Risk Management Get Along?
There is renewed move to integrate finance and risk data at sell-side firms for cash optimization and, equally as important, transparency. So how can you get these two groups to cooperate to achieve a unified view?
Infrastructure as a Service: Ignorance is not Bliss
We asked respondents how their firm determines total cost of ownership (TCO) for their current infrastructure. Of the two-thirds who have no capability to determine TCO, my favorite response from them was, "Huh?"
Paulson Eyes New Hedge Fund for Tax Exiles
Wounded by huge losses and some staggering tax bills, Paulson eyes new fund to help other tax victims. Plus, funds attract $11B in February and the SEC seeks a hedge fund budget boost.
David Stockman’s Rant on the Bubble Machine: Should You Ignore it?
Former Reagan budget director David Stockman blasts the Federal Reserve for being a bubble machine that has enriched speculators and Wall Street with its zero-interest rate policies, while doing nothing for Main Street, in an interview with Charlie Rose on Bloomberg TV.