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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in March 2011
BlockCross Hires Ex-Liquidnet Sales & Trading Executive
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Patrick DeGroat joined BlockCross, a rival alternative trading system that Liquidnet had accused of patent infringement.
Predictive Analytics Arms the Buy Side Against HFT
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
Buy-side traders can use streaming data on stocks to capture short-term alpha and avoid adverse selection, says Pipeline's Henri Waelbroeck.
Hedge Fund's Twitter-based Strategy Met With Skepticism
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
When U.K.-based hedge fund Derwent Capital Markets makes its highly anticipated debut later this spring, many on Wall Street will be watching its performance closely.
Goldman Gets Gangster with Tokyo Employees
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Executives who parachuted in to give fearful employees a pep talk also conveyed a stern warning to its Tokyo staff, CNBC said. Don't leave Tokyo and don't leave Japan. If you do, don't expect to keep your job, CNBC reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
What Email? For Goldman Sachs, Voicemail Is Still Best
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Lloyd Blankfein told jurors at the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, that he sometimes does not read his e-mail and prefers instead to listen to voice mail.
Asset Manager Marathon to Deploy SimCorp Dimension
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Marathon Asset Management, which manages $53 billion for institutional clients, announced it will use SimCorp's Dimension platform as its investment management system.
Fidelity Moves Buy-Side Trader Brian Conroy to Head Up Capital Markets
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Conroy succeeds Mark Haggerty, Fidelity Capital Markets' former president who was named head of new product development across Fidelity's institutional businesses.
E*Trade Launches New Facebook-Style Online Investment Community
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
The site allows investors to see other E*Trade clients' integrated account data as well as their trading performance and account activity.
Morgan Stanley Hit With Lawsuit for Stock Plunge
Commentary  |  3/21/2011  | 
Diversify, diversify, diversify. And never bet your entire nest egg on company stock. It's investing 101. But six Morgan Stanley employees who paid dearly for not going that route aren't taking their losses quietly.
youDevise and First Coverage Merge to Form Global Trade Idea Network for Institutional Investors
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
youDevise and First Coverage market online services that enable institutional investors to receive short- and long-term trade ideas from their brokerage firms.
The Associated Press Joins Forces with RavenPack
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
RavenPack will develop sentiment analysis products that process A.P.'s market-moving content or use in quantitative trading and investment models.
Brandywine Global Taps Eagle Investment Systems
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Chooses Eagle Access, a hosted solution for data management, investment accounting and performance measurement, to replace existing installed vendor.
UAT Launches iPerx To Boost Commission Recapture Programs
News  |  3/11/2011  | 
Patented iPerX Automates Trading Process and Increases Recapture Rates to 75%.
Custom Algos Growing in Popularity
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
Today's buy-side trader needs made-to-order formulas for pursuing alpha, and the algo designers are scurrying to meet the demand.
Exclusive: 2011 IT Spending to Rise 6%; It's The Year of 'Compliance And The Cloud'
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
Capital markets firms will spend just over $44 billion on technology globally in 2011, up from $42 billion in 2010 and $39.7 billion in 2009, according to a soon-to-be-released study from Aite Group.
Investment Managers Bullish About Equities; Bearish on Bonds
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
Fund managers are bullish about equities and emerging markets in 2011, but hold a bearish view of the government and corporate bond markets, according to a survey conducted by human resources consulting firm Towers Watson.
Northern Trust Rolls Out Enhanced Passport for Institutional Clients
News  |  3/1/2011  | 
The latest version of passport includes drag-and-drop capabilities, new risk management tools and reporting functions.
PhilipCapital Partners With RTS Realtime Systems Group
News  |  3/1/2011  | 
Plans to offer low-latency algo trading solutions to institutional trading houses via the Singapore Exchange's platform.

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