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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in October 2011
Pershing Expands Anywhere Account Access for Investors and Advisors
News  |  10/28/2011  | 
The BNY Mellon company recently introduced a version of its platform that is compatible with Google's Android operating system.
Pipeline’s Misuse of Client Information
Commentary  |  10/25/2011  | 
As a journalist who wrote about Pipeline many times over the past 7 years, I can’t believe the firm would deceive its clients about how and where it was executing trades.
On the Pipeline Fiasco and Our Addiction to Anonymity
Commentary  |  10/25/2011  | 
An industry that has lost a good deal of the public's trust now has yet one more reason not to trust its own.
Olympian Capital Hires Arun Kaul as CIO
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
Hedge fund manager looks to expand its business into macro-global multi-strategies for private clients.
Algos Behaving Badly
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Inside a Hands-On Quant Firm
News  |  10/15/2011  | 
A Quant Prof Shares Career Advice
News  |  10/15/2011  | 
Best Asset Management Advisor Web Sites
News  |  10/14/2011  | 
Leading firms now segment advisors based on profitability and behavior, according to research firm kasina.
Hedge Fund Exits Rose in Stormy September
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Wall Street Firms Faced With Thousands of Layoffs, Actively Recruit For Hedge Funds
News  |  10/11/2011  | 
Since the financial crisis, big banks like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America have been struggling to make up for the loss of profit they suffered due to new regulations and a jittery economy.
ITG Boosts Swaps Offering With New Futures Algorithms
News  |  10/10/2011  | 
Investment Technology Group Inc. announced the launch of a suite of futures algorithms that offer a range of flexible strategies for traders that are either looking to stake out positions or hedge their portfolios.
Volatility Pulls the Buy Side into Alternatives
News  |  10/5/2011  | 
While the popularity of alternative asset classes, ranging from equity options to currency and gold futures, has been growing for several years, participation in alternatives among asset managers and retail investors has skyrocketed this year as traders have sought to cushion their portfolios against the zigzagging stock market or, conversely, to make bets on the volatility.
Alpha Bets: Alpha or Beta, Which Are You?
Commentary  |  10/4/2011  | 
The investing world is bifurcating into two camps: those generating alpha and seeking uncorrelated returns, and those focusing on beta and capturing index- based returns. Which camp you are in makes all the difference in the world.
Tradeweb's Interest-Rate Swaps Volume Surges 90 Percent
News  |  10/3/2011  | 
Electronic trading activity spiked, as clients began to prepare for regulatory compliance, say Tradeweb.

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