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Content tagged with Asset Management posted in February 2009
Pipeline Trading Systems Launches PowerPlay, new Block and Algo Trading Product
News  |  2/27/2009  | 
Offers ContraTargeting encryption technology for buy-side to control information leakage
Volatility Shakes Up Block Trading
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Amid the current market uncertainty, buy-side traders are rethinking their use of block crossing networks, instead slicing up orders to minimize the risk posed by volatile prices and leaning on the expertise of sales traders.
Markit Launches First Multi-Dealer Valuations Platform
News  |  2/25/2009  | 
Markit is launching the platform with six banks - Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and UBS - and expects to add additional participating banks over the coming months.
ClariFI Announces Availability of Barra Optimizer on ModelStation
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
This eliminates the need to manually move data between the two products, giving portfolio managers greater flexibility to research, test, and implement new investment strategies, according to ClariFI.
Seasons Capital Management Chooses Imagine Software's Derivatives.com
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Hedge fund moves off of in-house spreadsheet applications to obtain real-time risk controls.
Retail Financial Services Firms Must Adapt to Changing Landscape
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
With investors' trust shaken, firms need new approaches to working with wealth management clients, says Accenture's Mark Halverson.
SEC Appoints Robert Khuzami Its New Top Cop
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Tough former New York Southern District prosecutor promises to "relentlessly pursue and bring to justice those whose misconduct infects our markets, corrodes investor confidence and has caused so much financial suffering."
London Investment House Finds Fringe Benefits to Fee Billing Software
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Newton, a London-based part of BNY Mellon Asset Management, has found that by using standalone fee billing software, it can see exactly how much revenue each client brings in.
Deutsche Bank’s Stealth Algorithm Executes in 30 Global Markets
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Customized strategy enables buy-side to deal with huge volatility, dispersed liquidity and widening spreads.
Sycomore Asset Management Selects Panopticon to Monitor Risk
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Sycomore Asset Management will use Panopticon's Heatmaps, Treemaps and other information visualizations to monitor risk, performance and other parameters for its funds.
Nomura Picks TradingScreen to Roll out ModelEx for European Electronic Trading
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
TradingScreen to become key distributor for Nomura's global buy-side client base following its 2008 acquisition of Lehman.
Behavioral Finance Helps Fund Managers Spot Losers
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
All fund managers rely on gut instincts in their pursuit of superior returns. Cabot Research uses behavioral finance to help them identify persistent bad tendencies when buying and selling stocks.
Hedge Funds Posted Their Worst Performance In 2008
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
arned positive returns.
Fund Manager Adds Data Visualization for Risk Management
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
Sycomore Asset Management has licensed Panopticon data visualization software to enable its fund managers to monitor performance and risk metrics.
Xenomorph Provides Customized Analytics to Global Macro Fund
News  |  2/12/2009  | 
TimeScape offers fully integrated system for reliable data management and analysis
IBM Blue Cloud Initiative Advances Enterprise Cloud Computing
News  |  2/11/2009  | 
Company launches new software, services, clients and partnerships
ClariFI Releases ModelStation v4.0 Featuring Event Study for Portfolio Management
News  |  2/11/2009  | 
New version provides investment managers with an expanded platform that bridges qualitative and quantitative needs
The Bank of New York Mellon Launches MarginDIRECT Liquidity Management Tool
News  |  2/10/2009  | 
Single Solution Combining Custody and Money Funds Management Capabilities Will Help Hedge Funds Manage Margin Positions
Outpost Investment Group Selects Sky Road
News  |  2/9/2009  | 
Global macro fund to leverage cross asset functionality of platform
vWise Launches SmartPlan Advisor
News  |  2/5/2009  | 
An affordable new interactive video system designed to engage employees in their 401(k) plans
401(k) Apathy Cuts Dangerously Deep
News  |  2/5/2009  | 
Survey finds that many Americans don't read their 401(k) statements or don't understand what they're reading
Corporate Treasury Set to Grow But Industry Must Adapt to Change
News  |  2/3/2009  | 
What was once primarily a cash management function has slowly established itself at the heart of nearly every important financial decision companies make, according to a new Aite Group report.
JP Morgan Selected by Federal Reserve as Custodian for Mortgage-backed Securities Purchase Program
News  |  2/3/2009  | 
Program will purchase $500 billion in MBS backed by Fannie Mae

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