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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in February 2009
Volatility Shakes Up Block Trading
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Amid the current market uncertainty, buy-side traders are rethinking their use of block crossing networks, instead slicing up orders to minimize the risk posed by volatile prices and leaning on the expertise of sales traders.
Calypso Aquires Galapagos
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Galapagos platform to bolster Calypso's front office analytics and risk management offerings
NYSE Liffe US Completes Upgrade to Liffe Connect Platform
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
U.S. electronic futures market also migrates to Chicago-based data center.
Calypso Acquires Galapagos Portfolio Platform
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Portfolio construction and management platform to bolster Calypso's front office analytics and risk management offerings.
Why Are We Letting the Shorts Kill the Market?
Commentary  |  2/24/2009  | 
Remember the bullies in the school yard, all picking on a defenseless youngster. They all piled on and took shots at hurting the kid. That’s what’s happening on Wall Street.
Seasons Capital Management Enhances Risk Management with Imagine Software
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Calculating and analyzing intra-day risk considered important to Seasons Capital's success.
Seasons Capital Management Chooses Imagine Software's Derivatives.com
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Hedge fund moves off of in-house spreadsheet applications to obtain real-time risk controls.
EuroCCP To Begin Clearing Trades For Spanish Market
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Clearing volumes reflect rise in trades on the Turquose platform.
Nasdaq OMX Unveils A European Government Relief Index
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
Benchmark tracks the performance of European companies participating in government sponsored relief programs.
How to Transform the SEC Into a '21st-Century Regulator'
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
The Bernard Madoff scandal and the credit crisis have highlighted the need for major changes at the SEC.
Which Regulator Does What on Wall Street?
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro Outlines Priorities
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
Charged with transforming the SEC into a '21st-century regulator,' Schapiro says, 'The crisis facing our capital markets will require aggressive and timely action.'
U.S. Banks By Far Most Targeted in Global Phishing Attacks
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
Overall, phishing attacks rise 66% around the world in 2008, according to new RSA report.
Wholesale Market Brokers Association Defends OTC Derivatives Against WFE's Statement
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Association backs central counterparty for clearing, but rejects exchange execution platforms.
Sycomore Asset Management Selects Panopticon to Monitor Risk
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Sycomore Asset Management will use Panopticon's Heatmaps, Treemaps and other information visualizations to monitor risk, performance and other parameters for its funds.
Risk Management Evolves for Risky Times
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
Real-time risk management systems and a culture of accountability are necessary to help financial firms avoid the pitfalls that caused the financial crisis in the first place.
Firms Need to Urgently Eliminate Singe-Points-of-Failures
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
A TABB Group study cites one partner of a firm deciding to invest with Madoff Securities as an example of a single-point-of-failure that can have disastrous and multiple consequences for a firm.
Hedge Funds Posted Their Worst Performance In 2008
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
arned positive returns.
Fund Manager Adds Data Visualization for Risk Management
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
Sycomore Asset Management has licensed Panopticon data visualization software to enable its fund managers to monitor performance and risk metrics.
SimCorp to Help Clients Mitigate Risk in a Response to Market Turmoil
News  |  2/13/2009  | 
Soluition enable clients to mitigate risk, reduce costs and enable growth
SAS and Coalition Launch Software that Correctly Incentivizes City Bankers
News  |  2/6/2009  | 
Rapid Risk Profiling aligns risk to remuneration
Omgeo Debuts Counterparty Risk Management Solution
News  |  2/2/2009  | 
Dutch pension fund Mn services live on collateral management offering

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