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Content tagged with Asset Management posted in July 2011
The Digital Truth and the Future of the Asset Management Industry
Commentary  |  7/29/2011  | 
Asset managers must exploit the full potential of "digital truth" -- rapid, full information assembled by machines and systems with a minimum of human error.
Buy-Side Agency Brokers To Consolidate
News  |  7/28/2011  | 
Buy-side executives agree on most important factors in selecting an agency broker.
What Wall Street's Layoffs Mean for the Economic Recovery
Commentary  |  7/28/2011  | 
Perhaps the only thing that can make morale lower these days are actual GDP figures confirming what some economists already believe: that we're in the throes of a double dip recession.
Six Entrepreneurs Present Latest Fin Tech Innovations To Venture Capitalists
Commentary  |  7/27/2011  | 
WS&T saw a sneak preview of the latest innovations from some of the brightest financial technology firms.
ING Investment Mgmt. Adopts Bloomberg's Research Mgmt. Platform
News  |  7/26/2011  | 
Sets up network for portfolio managers and buy-and sell-side analysts to share trade ideas.
Johnson Investment Counsel Pick Rapid Addition's FIX Engine
News  |  7/25/2011  | 
The wealth management firm will use the FIX engine to automate the flow of trades between an internal system and ITG's Triton EMS.
Will the Buy Side Colocate?
News  |  7/25/2011  | 
Among the criticisms of high frequency trading is the charge that colocating trading strategies in the same data centers as exchange matching engines gives HFT firms an unfair speed advantage.
BIDS Trading's ATS Surpasses 100 Million Shares
News  |  7/22/2011  | 
The dark pool reports a single-day trading record, following six months of growth when average daily volume was 68 million shares.
What the Mob Can Teach A Start-Up Hedge Fund
Commentary  |  7/21/2011  | 
Tips for hedge funds and wall street execs from an ex-Gambino mobster-turned-business consultant.
Three Dealers Are Deadlocked in Fixed Income —Greenwich Study
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan are tied with 11.5 percent share in insttiutional trading, followed by Goldman and Citi with 10 percent each.
Insider Trading Can Fly Under the Radar
Commentary  |  7/18/2011  | 
Hedge funds need to install monitoring systems to plug gaps in internal controls, says technology executive.
Defining the Future of Prop Trading
News  |  7/11/2011  | 
As regulators delay writing the final rules for the sweeping Dodd-Frank financial reforms, the Volcker Rule's ban on proprietary trading continues to cause confusion among the investments banks that must comply with the rule.
Firelake Capital Adopts Navatar's Private Equity Cloud
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
The CRM solution for private equity firms is built upon salesforce.com's cloud computing platform.
Exponential UMA and Model Growth: Perfect Storm of Risk Requires New Tech Solutions
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
As assets in models programs continue to grow, operations professionals face a perfect storm of risk, as many firms are ill prepared to provide and receive portfolio models accurately and efficiently.
TradingScreen Hires Former Buy-Side Trader As Head of FX Sales
News  |  7/7/2011  | 
Paolo Gilardi spent 20 years on the buy side, then worked at ING Capital Markets and Credit Agricole, before joining EMS provider TradingScreen to drive FX sales.
Sanford C. Bernstein Offers Algos Via SunGard Global Network
News  |  7/7/2011  | 
Broker's algos will be available to 2,000 asset managers in the SGN community across 24 European countries.
Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me?
Commentary  |  7/6/2011  | 
The rule has an implementation period that potentially could stretch to 11 years, starting with a two-year rule-writing allowance, followed by a two-year implementation period, three one-year extensions, and finally a four-year gradual extended transition for illiquid securities funds and/or products.

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