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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in January 2011
Charles Schwab Strikes Alliance with AARP
News  |  1/31/2011  | 
Schwab will offer a new financial guidance program to AARP millions of members nationwide.
CFTC Proposes New Fund Regs
News  |  1/27/2011  | 
Morgan Stanley's Head of Quant Software Out Amid Broader Shakeup - Report
News  |  1/25/2011  | 
The head of Morgan Stanley’s quantitative software and modeling group is leaving the firm after three years, Bloomberg News reported, citing an internal memo it obtained.
MarkitSERV to Update OTC Derivatives Platform with Collateral Messaging
News  |  1/24/2011  | 
MarkitSERV announced it's working with the Depositary Trust & Clearing Corp. and AcadiaSoft to develop a platform that can help over-the-counter derivatives traders set and maintain collateral between deals with their counterparties.
Richard Fleischman & Assoc. to Host EZE OMS
News  |  1/24/2011  | 
RFA will offer the multi-asset class OMS via outsourced IT to over 400 alternative asset firms.
Buy Side Taps Trade Ideas from the Sell Side
Commentary  |  1/20/2011  | 
Are trade-ideas an alternative to expert research networks?
Wall Street Titans Rein in Pay Amid Calls for Restraint
Commentary  |  1/20/2011  | 
Are Wall Street's titans actually heeding widespread calls for restraint as the rest of the nation slogs its way through a painful economic recovery?
Swiss Stock Exchange Teams with Liquidnet
News  |  1/20/2011  | 
Swiss Exchange members will access a new electronic trading venue combining their liquidity with Liquidnet's institutional dark pool in European securities.
SS&C Announces Update To Private Equity Technology Platform
News  |  1/19/2011  | 
TNR Solution's private equity platform is designed to aggregate information across investment teams, accountants and investor reporting.
Goldman 'Yanks' Facebook IPO
Commentary  |  1/18/2011  | 
Coming Barclays Layoffs Point to Fragile Recovery
Commentary  |  1/13/2011  | 
Although optimism is slowly creeping back to pre-crisis levels on Wall Street, that's apparently not quite the case at Barclays PLC.
SphereInvest Opens Hedge Fund In A Box
News  |  1/13/2011  | 
Buy-Side Must Pay to Play in New OTC Derivatives Market
News  |  1/13/2011  | 
But some firms may not be able to afford the table stakes in a market that's still unruly.
Wall Street Banks on GOP Watering Down Dodd-Frank
Commentary  |  1/12/2011  | 
Bank stocks have been on a tear since the November rout that catapulted the GOP into control of Congress. And now Wall Street is banking on the Republicans to water down the Dodd-Frank bill, which by some estimates may slash bank profits by some $22 billion, Barron’s reports.
China AMC Deploys Charles River’s IMS
News  |  1/12/2011  | 
The China Asset Management Company, the nation's largest fund manager, announced it's now using the Charles River Investment Management System for trade matching, confirmation and settlement.
Barclays CEO Says Stop Blaming Bankers for Weak Economy
Commentary  |  1/11/2011  | 
Barclays Chief Executive Robert Diamond is apparently mad that Wall Street is constantly being blamed for the weak global economy and he's not going to take it anymore.
Bloomberg Tradebook Algo Automates Global Portfolio Trading
News  |  1/11/2011  | 
Agency broker Bloomberg Tradebook announced the launch of an algorithm that fully automates global equity portfolio trading, connecting to more than 70 liquidity venues around the world.
LCH.Clearnet, Chi-X Europe Launch CFD Clearing Service
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
LCH.Clearnet and Chi-X Europe, the largest pan-European equities exchange, announced they’re teaming to launch a contract-for-difference clearing service for institutional investors this week.
Goldman Traders Start Hedge Fund
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
SocGen Expands Quantitative Services Unit With Latest Hires
News  |  1/7/2011  | 
Societe Generale announced the expansion of its quantitative electronic services unit with the hirings of Ian Martin and Johnny Bell to its trading team.
Hedge Fund Industry Set to Surge in 2011
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
The hedge fund industry is poised to surge in 2011 due to a strong fund raising climate and a coming spike in new fund launches, according to the consulting firm Agecroft Partners.
Where Have the IPOs Gone?
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Head Buy-Side Equity Traders Are Optimistic About Long-Only Rebound
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
After year of the flash crash, traders are focusing more on monitoring orders, tightening controls and TCA results, according to new Tabb research report
Guess Who Passed on Facebook?
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, that's who.
TradingScreen Acquires Citi's BECS Post-Trade License Exclusivity
News  |  1/4/2011  | 
EMS provider seeks to become a one-stop shop for multi-broker TCA.
Bank of America Gears Up for WikiLeaks Fallout; Wall Street Takes Note
Commentary  |  1/3/2011  | 
Bank of America is gearing up to defend itself in the event that it proves to be the bank that Wikileaks' Julian Assange has pledged to take down.

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