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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in June 2013
Mobile First: TradeMonster Launches New iPad App
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
The new app reflects the bleak future of PCs and laptops on retail trading desks, and the soaring sales and consumer preference for tablets.
Innovation in Financial Services Isn’t Dead — It’s Different
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
It’s not “build it and hope they come” innovation; rather, innovation in financial services involves connecting to networks and implementing technologies that exist today.
A New Approach to Real-Time IT Automation
Commentary  |  6/24/2013  | 
Financial services firms need to move away from point scheduling and to an architectural approach for IT development.
Transforming the Bank Through "Change Sourcing"
Commentary  |  6/19/2013  | 
The Change Sourcing model can help banks make the business and technology changes they need to weather industry change, capitalize on industrialization, fuel return on equity growth, and drive development of new capabilities, products and services.
Tradier Launches Cloud Brokerage In A Box on FinQloud, AWS
News  |  6/17/2013  | 
Running on Nasdaq OMX's FinQloud, Tradier's cloud brokerage solution could eliminate need for data center space for smaller financial providers.
What's Behind the CEP Buying Spree?
News  |  6/14/2013  | 
With an eye on big data and real-time analytics, Software AG and Tibco announced acquisitions of complex event processing rivals Apama and Streambase, respectively, in the same week.
Clearing the Haze Around Financial Services Cloud Computing
News  |  6/13/2013  | 
Financial firms still need to overcome cloud regulatory and security concerns.
Is Financial Services Innovation Dead?
Commentary  |  6/12/2013  | 
Fear, regulation and tight budgets have reduced investment in IT innovation to unimaginable lows. Will technology innovation return to Wall Street?
Executive Q&A: Raymond James' New CIO Discusses The Road Ahead
News  |  6/12/2013  | 
Vin Campagnoli seeks to make its platforms more adviser-centric by involving end users more frequently and earlier in the game.
Deutsche Bank Launches Autobahn Mobile
News  |  6/12/2013  | 
The bank's sales, trading and research apps will be accessible to corporate and institutional clients via the new mobile platform.
Is Social Media Use Penetrating the Financial Markets?
News  |  6/11/2013  | 
A survey from OneMarketData is studying trends in social media use on Wall Street as a new form of market data.
Harnessing Big Data to Boost Idea Discovery
Commentary  |  6/11/2013  | 
What if a fund manager could use vast amounts of information to hone in on the best investable ideas, and then go and kick the tires of the select few that make the cut?
Didn’t Sell in May? Good for You
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
Investors and traders continue to defy the seasonal factors that normally impact the market. Auto sales are up, jobless claims are down, but the probability of a correction remains high.
Dutch Equities and Options Venue Migrates to London Data Center
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
TMX Atrium supported the migration of The Order Machine (TOM's) matching engine from Stockholm to its new facilities in London.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi and Goldman Sachs Join Markit's Credit Checking Hub
News  |  6/7/2013  | 
Several top dealers have signed up for Markit's Credit Centre, a hub solution for OTC derivatives participants to manage credit lines between FCMs and their clients and venues.
Tradeweb Completes Electronic Pre-Trade Credit Check on Buy-Side Swaps Trade
News  |  6/7/2013  | 
The derivatives platform demonstrated electronic pre-trade credit checking with an FCM for cleared swaps, using both ping and push protocols.
The Dark Pools’ Choice: Go Into the Light or Down the Drain
News  |  6/7/2013  | 
In a letter to the operators of 15 dark pools, Finra asked for more detail about who knows what happens in these unlit exchanges.
Eris Exchange Reduces Contract Size to $100k to Broaden Access to Asset Managers
News  |  6/3/2013  | 
The notional size of the Eris swap futures contracts were modified by a factor of 10 in response to user demand from buy side firms in advance of the June 10 clearing deadline.
James Toffey Joins GFI to Head Up Electronic Markets
News  |  6/3/2013  | 
Interdealer broker GFI hired James Toffey, the co-founder and former CEO of Tradeweb, to spearhead its plans to launch regulated trading platforms for cash, derivative financial and commodities products in the U.S. and Europe.

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