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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in May 2011
BATS Exchange Adds Latency Monitoring
News  |  5/31/2011  | 
BATS Exchange announced it's become the latest exchange operator to use Correlix's RaceTeam latency monitoring service, an arrangement it says will enable clients to get a clearer view of their strategies' performance in various markets.
Einhorn Says "Let's Go Mets"
Commentary  |  5/26/2011  | 
A life-long fan, the hedge fund manager brings $200k and financial acumen to the cash-strapped team.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Allows Brokers to "Tweet" Market Research
Commentary  |  5/26/2011  | 
Twitter has proven to be a game-charger in news, now Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is testing whether or not it can do the same for market research.
Fidelity Allows Investors To Manage Cash Through Mobile Brokerage Apps
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
Clients can move money using the iPhone, iPad or Android.
On Wall Street, Social Media Needs To Be A Leap Of Faith
Commentary  |  5/23/2011  | 
Many banks still forbid their employees from using Facebook, Twitter or any other social media tools.
Batterymarch Deploys FlexTrader EMS
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
The global equity specialist was looking for extensive pre-trade decision support and real-time trade analytics along with post-trade reporting.
Hedge Fund Adopts XSP's Corp Actions Kit
News  |  5/19/2011  | 
Vanguard, Fidelity and TIAA-CREF Rank in Top 5 for Social Media Study
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
Eighty percent of asset managers are active in social media, but quality separates leaders from the pack.
Neuberger Berman Names Global Head of Infrastructure
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
The money management firm hired David Eckert who was previously ING's global COO/CIO for its investment management and insurance business.
Ranking of Top 100 Hedge Funds Shows How Far Industry Has Grown
Commentary  |  5/16/2011  | 
A close look at Institutional Investor's ranking of the top 100 hedge funds in terms of assets under management reveals how appealing such investments have become to institutional clients over the last decade.
Northern Trust Acquires Omnium, Citadel's Hedge Fund Administrator
News  |  5/16/2011  | 
Omnium will become part of Northern Trust's Corporate and Institutional Services and operate as Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services.
Pragma Appoints Jaime Jofre as CTO
News  |  5/16/2011  | 
Jofre most recently worked at Liquidnet Holdings, and previously at J.P. Morgan in algorithmic trading.
Selerity to Offer S&P's Low Latency Credit Rating Announcements
News  |  5/16/2011  | 
Users of Selerity platform will gain access to analysts' changing credit rating outlooks on public companies and emerging sovereign nations in machine-readable format.
Headhunting On The Rise On Wall Street
News  |  5/12/2011  | 
More than half of the 1,422 people surveyed said between 1 and 5 headhunters had contacted them since the beginning of 2011.
Charles River Development Makes Mark On South Africa
News  |  5/10/2011  | 
The vendor announced it is helping investment managers in South Africa offer more complex instruments and comply with upcoming regulations that their existing systems cannot support.
Bloomberg Tradebook Beefs Up Research Offering
News  |  5/10/2011  | 
Bloomberg Tradebook, the agency broker division of the news and market data firm, announced the expansion of its research platform with the addition of several independent providers.
Nomura Launches U.S. Conviction Buy List
News  |  5/10/2011  | 
The list of 10 to 25 securities highlights the best long-only ideas generated by the firm's fundamental equity research department.
Omgeo Forms Hedge Fund Operations Forum
News  |  5/9/2011  | 
Members will meet quarterly to discuss post-trade best practices that go beyond current regulatory requirements.
European Pensions Scale Back Hedge Fund Allocations
News  |  5/4/2011  | 
European pension funds apparently aren't as psyched up about investing in hedge funds as their American counterparts.
AIS Fund Administration Hires CTO from Harvard Management Co.
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
Anthony Perugini joins AIS in a new position. The firm provides provides middle and back office support to hedge fund managers.
JonesTrading Expands into Global Commission Management Services
News  |  5/2/2011  | 
Hires industry veteran John McGough from BTIG, as it plans to offer a virtual aggregation /broker neutral platform to manage CCA/CSA business.

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