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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in October 2011
Humans, Not Systems, New Targets of Hack Attacks Requiring New Security Methods
News  |  10/31/2011  | 
Regulators are more vigilant than ever before, and firms are struggling to keep up with new, sophisticated attacks.
Four Investment Banks Go Live with AcadiaSoft
News  |  10/31/2011  | 
Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and J.P. Morgan are using AcadiaSoft's online community for margin automation in the OTC derivatives market.
TeraExchange to Launch New Market for OTC Derivatives
News  |  10/28/2011  | 
New trading venture will offer a central limit order book for swaps and OTC cleared derivatives in Q4 2011.
Bernie Madoff Reveals The Worst Part of Prison
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
Bernie revealed what keeps him up at night: And it's not, as you might think -- or hope -- his victims.
New Application Development Tools Promise to Boost Code Quality and Reduce Downtime
News  |  10/26/2011  | 
To improve application code and reduce downtime, financial services firms such as Raymond James are turning to an emerging category of analytical tools to objectively measure quality and inform developers.
The Debate Over Counterparty Risk and CVA
Commentary  |  10/26/2011  | 
Where Is Your Rogue Trader Hiding?
Commentary  |  10/24/2011  | 
The information and technology silos inside your firm are the perfect hiding spot for a trader about to go rogue.
Financial Institution Selects SunGard’s Adaptiv Riskbox
News  |  10/21/2011  | 
The announcement follows demands by industry participants and regulators for stronger measures to manage counterparty credit risk.
The Latest On Data Security For Mobile Phones
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
Attacks against financial organizations' servers have been well documented, but mobile devices now are also increasingly under threat.
Wall Street Banking Is a Big Disappointment, Bankers Say
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
A struggling global economy, U.S. unemployment stuck above 9 percent and slumping stock markets have annihilated the euphoria that Wall Street felt back in 2009.
Wall Street Employees Expect Bonuses To Shrink, But Not Just Yet
News  |  10/10/2011  | 
The results of a survey that could delight Occupy Wall Street protesters are in.
Wall Street Witnesses Its Most Costly Leak Ever
News  |  10/7/2011  | 
Billions of dollars are at stake for big banks in the Volcker Rule, a draft of which has been leaked.
Financiers Yawn As Occupy Wall Street Gains Momentum
Commentary  |  10/6/2011  | 
The thousands of protesters who converged on New York's financial district Wednesday are a clear sign the Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining momentum, but folks within the industry are greeting the demonstrations with a collective yawn.
Top 10 Occupy Wall Street Protest Signs
Slideshows  |  10/6/2011  | 
Advanced Trading snapped photos of its favorite homemade protest signs while reporting from the Occupy Wall Street event in lower Manhattan.
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.
Insider Fraud: Watch Out, Your Bank Could Be The Next One To Lose Billions
News  |  10/4/2011  | 
Worryingly, once an incident has occurred, it takes organizations an average of 89 days to discover it.
Occupy Wall Street Protest: Our Readers React
Commentary  |  10/4/2011  | 
WS&T readers have some strong opinions on the matter of executive compensation.
Michael Lewis’ Boomerang Sees Frightening Future for Global Finance
Commentary  |  10/4/2011  | 
Lewis’ latest effort picks up where the global financial crisis of 2008 left off, with indebted governments facing their own days of reckoning after years of irresponsible borrowing and spending.
Occupy Wall Street Gains Steam Without Clear Agenda
Commentary  |  10/3/2011  | 
Although it remains unclear what the protesters are looking to gain from all of this, at the heart of the movement lays the widening gap between rich and poor, and the persistent joblessness that has played out since the crash of the global markets in 2008.
Occupy Wall Street: Do The Protesters Actually Have a Point?
Commentary  |  10/3/2011  | 
The Occupy Wall Street protest, which has been going on for two weeks, is now rapidly gaining steam and publicity.
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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