Algo Traders Connect To Twitter
Twitter is catching on as a source of news and information for traders, who can feed tweets into their algorithms in real-time to help them make trading decisions.
Just Say No to C.D.O.'s
Enough of tinkering around
the edges, it's time for tough reform. The Obama
Administration's plan to overhaul the regulation of the
financial system doesn't go far enough when it comes to the
securitization market -- a source of credit that both it and
Wall Street see as vital to the future of consumer and
Wall Street Firms Form Enterprise Clouds
A number of Wall Street firms -- including Citi, Merrill and AQR Capital -- are adopting cloud computing concepts internally to ease IT management and save money.
Proofpoint Enhances SaaS Email Archiving Solution
Proofpoint ARCHIVE combines storage and search in the cloud with an on-premises appliance to deliver the performance, scalability and cost savings of SaaS while providing high security, according to the vendor.
When Hedge Funds Lose Their Mojo
We're not quite there yet, but
hedge fund managers may soon need to start giving away toasters
-- or perhaps plasma TVs -- to woo new investors. Forcing the
funds to eat a little humble pie now would benefit hedge fund
investors in the long run.
Market Data Challenges Loom for Firms
With decreasing market capitalizations, high volatility and volumes continuing to skyrocket, financial firms are dealing with significant challenges around managing their market data.