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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in January 2012
Are Institutional Investors Too Reliant on Alternatives?
Commentary  |  1/30/2012  | 
Years of high fees, complex terms and unclear results have South Carolina's public pension plan questioning its reliance on hedge funds, private equity and other alternative assets to generate returns, the Wall Street Journal says.
Radiant Investment Adopts New PMS
News  |  1/26/2012  | 
Volatility Spurs Aggressive Algo Strategies
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
In volatile markets traders choose more aggressive algorithmic trading strategies and increase the level of human interaction.
Trader Gougenheim Eyes $50M Glasnost Hedge Fund
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
Hedge fund industry veteran Philippe Gougenheim will open a highly liquid global macro fund in June 2012.
The Hedge Funds in Romney's Returns
Commentary  |  1/24/2012  | 
Managing Data For Customers and Regulators in an iTunes Age
Commentary  |  1/24/2012  | 
The cloud infrastructure that makes iTunes possible is the same that will enable asset managers to serve their customers and meet regulatory requirements, writes StatPro CEO Andrew Peddar.
Buy-Side Firms Lack Confidence in Their OMS, Risk Data: Survey
News  |  1/24/2012  | 
Buy-side firms aren't confident the data they're getting from their order management, accounting and risk systems is consistent and of high quality, according to a survey conducted by software provider SimCorp.
GOP Debate: Kill Dodd-Frank!
Commentary  |  1/24/2012  | 
Advent's Stephanie DiMarco Will Leave a Strong Legacy
News  |  1/23/2012  | 
Advent Software’s departing CEO Stephanie DiMarco explains why she’s stepping down and reflects on 30 years in the industry, in an exclusive Q&A with Wall Street &Technology.
Diamondback Settles Insider-Trade Charges
News  |  1/23/2012  | 
Fidelity Adds Five Countries and Currencies to International Platform
News  |  1/23/2012  | 
Retail brokerage customers can now trade in 17 of the world's largest and most popular markets, which Fidelity said exceeds what other firms provide.
Does TCA Really Work for the Buy Side?
News  |  1/20/2012  | 
Transaction cost analysis promises stronger executions. But buy-side trading desks may not always know how to pinpoint the information that can actually help them get the most out of their trades.
Volatility Fuels Demand for Stronger Data Management
News  |  1/20/2012  | 
In these roiling markets, fund managers must realize that data management is a buy-side business, too, according to Asset Control CEO Phil Lynch.
DVD Review: Margin Call
Commentary  |  1/18/2012  | 
Fragmentation Coming to a Swaps Market Near You
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
Fragmentation is coming to the swaps market and dealers are preparing to spend heavily to build systems that can aggregate liquidity for their buy-side clients, according to a report by Tabb Group
Market Data Q&A: Bloomberg's Mark Pesonen
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
Are Fundamental Hedge Fund Managers Trained to Be Good Traders?
News  |  1/17/2012  | 
The hedge fund industry was undoubtedly glad to bid 2011 adieu, a year that brought about one of the most difficult trading environments to date with wild and often unpredictable swings in the stock market becoming the norm.
Morgan Stanley Caps Bonuses at $125K
Commentary  |  1/17/2012  | 
Market Data Q&A: Joel York of Xignite
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
Market Data Q&A: Paul Charie of Fidessa
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
SunGard's Top Ten Historical Data Predictions Call For Ecosystem
Commentary  |  1/10/2012  | 
While banks and asset managers are facing demands for more frequent risk reporting and analytics, big banks and asset managers still run multiple historical data silos.
Advent Software's CEO DiMarco To Depart In June, Names Successor
News  |  1/6/2012  | 
After revolutionizing the investment management industry nearly 30 years ago, Advent Software's founder Stephanie DiMarco will step down in late June, when current president Peter Hess succeeds her as CEO.
Fleeing Dodd-Frank, Hedge Funds Follow the Sun
Commentary  |  1/5/2012  | 
Eagle Asset Management Selects SimCorp for Investment Accounting and Reporting
News  |  1/4/2012  | 
Investment manager chooses SimCorp Dimension to replace legacy investment accounting, performance and client reporting systems.
Fragmentation Complicates U.S. Treasuries Trading
Commentary  |  1/4/2012  | 
As new exchanges enter the fray and compete for the same Treasury liquidity, getting filled at the right price and volume becomes increasingly cumbersome.
Eagle Swoops In On SimCorp
News  |  1/4/2012  | 
ISITC Taps Loomis Sayles' Snitzer as Next Chair
News  |  1/3/2012  | 
Buy-side executive to lead standards organization as industry faces complex pressures from new regulations.

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