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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in February 2012
Nasdaq OMX's N.J. Liquidity Center Offers Fastest Route to Brazil Exchange
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
Nasdaq OMX's Cateret, N.J., colocation facility now boasts round-trip latency of just 107 milliseconds from the New York markets to Brazil.
CIOs Must Beware of Private Cloud Plan Hijackers
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
Employees with something to lose will try to thwart your private cloud plans. The boss needs to take charge.
How Brokers Can Survive in Mature Markets
Commentary  |  2/29/2012  | 
Credit Default Swaps Are Not 'Evil'
Commentary  |  2/28/2012  | 
It's time to take CDSs off the list of investment instruments of which we dare not speak.
Slashing Risk of OTC Derivatives
News  |  2/23/2012  | 
What Is HFT Exactly?
Commentary  |  2/23/2012  | 
Cloud Computing Is Still In Its Adolescence
News  |  2/22/2012  | 
Compare the adoption rate for cloud services to that for virtualization, and it's evident we still have a ways to go.
Lombard Risk Unveils Dodd-Frank Reporting Engine
News  |  2/21/2012  | 
The firm says its new platform will help firms get required data on swaps trades to regulators in real-time.
Q&A With SwapClear CEO Michael Davie
News  |  2/17/2012  | 
In an interview with Advanced Trading, Davie breaks down how the over-the-counter swaps market is changing even before Dodd-Frank takes effect, and pinpoints what the buy side is looking for from their technology vendors to navigate the new landscape.
Accelerate IT Delivery, Or Die
News  |  2/17/2012  | 
With technology evolving so rapidly, entering into lengthy enterprise IT contracts seems foolish.
Market Data Q&A: Ed Chidsey of Markit
News  |  2/15/2012  | 
Dow Jones Entices Quants, Traders With Machine-Readable News Analytics
News  |  2/14/2012  | 
The platform is designed to enable traders, quantitative analysts and risk managers to build more predictable trading models off prevailing news sentiment.
Cloud Computing Can Drive Business Innovation
News  |  2/14/2012  | 
Cloud can enable new business models, but too many companies are just experimenting or improving existing processes and not taking full advantage of the technology, says IBM.
PVE Capital Takes to the Cloud
News  |  2/10/2012  | 
In this Advanced Trading case study, a small macro credit fund operates offices in London and Malta smoothly thanks to cloud technology from Options IT.
High-Frequency Trading Declines in Canada
News  |  2/9/2012  | 
Venues that were known for being dominated by high-frequency trading have seen a significant drop-off in the number of orders they handle, according to a report by agency broker Investment Technology Group Inc.
Hedge Funds Turn In Solid Start to 2012
News  |  2/8/2012  | 
Hedge funds are off to a robust start in 2012, with data showing the industry enjoyed its second-best month in two years last month, according to data compiled by Hedge Fund Research Inc.
Small 'New Market' Change? I Don't Think So.
Commentary  |  2/7/2012  | 
New Security Tool Provides Cloud SaaS Visibility
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
Cloud Security Solution from Fidelis can track cloud-based data and usage for financial services security professionals.
NYSE/DB: Why Brussels Got It Wrong
Commentary  |  2/7/2012  | 
Cheyne Capital Deploys MarginSphere To Track Swaps Margin
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
Buy-side asset manager Cheyne Capital Management said it's turning to AcadiaSoft Inc.'s platform to help it electronically confirm, manage and track margin calls during over-the-counter derivatives transactions.
Hedge Funds Lag S&P 500 to Kick off 2012
News  |  2/6/2012  | 
Hedge funds may have turned in a decent start to 2012 last month, but they're still lagging the Standard & Poor's 500 index.
TMX Expands Co-Location Facility in Response to Buy-Side Demand
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
The expansion comes as a growing number of buy-side market participants look to gain high-speed access to Canadian equity and derivatives liquidity.
Hedge Funds Not Covered Under CME Group's $100 Million Protection Fund
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
CME Group, the largest futures exchange operator in the U.S., announced the formation of a $100 million fund aimed at protecting farmers and ranchers who hedge their business in its markets.
"Little Child" CFTC Aims To Define High-Frequency Trading
News  |  2/1/2012  | 
CFTC Commisioner Scott O'Malia also says the agency neglected the futures market to focus on writing rules for swaps trading, suggesting this may have caused it to miss MF Global's warning signs.

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