Gold Book Honorees Are the Street's Future Stars
Long critical to the inner workings of Wall Street, quants have largely toiled behind the scenes. This year, the Advanced Trading Gold Book introduces a new class of quants — 18 exceptional individuals — who will shape the future with their wide bases of knowledge and experience.
Bank IT Execs Go to the Web First for Technology Information
How do financial services executives shop for new technology? Forrester senior analyst Ellen Carney completed a report today that looks into bank IT executives' research methods and found that their number one digital media source of technology information is "vendor, industry/trade or professional web sites" (cited by 90% of bank IT executive respondents). The ne
Deconstructing "Too Big to Fail"
With increased regulation an almost foregone conclusion, the financial services industry will have to work to regain trust and credibility.
Wall Street Bonuses in a Bailout Year?
Wall Street firms are setting aside billions of dollars to make bonus payments to employees after receiving $1.25 in taxpayer money from the government to shore up their balance sheets.
Three weeks on, how is the bailout going? (audio)
Three weeks after the $700 billion bailout package, big name banks are finally getting their money, while a number of smaller regional banks have also signed up for federal cash. Economist Doug Elmendorf at the Brookings Institutions takes stock of the bailout and talks about how he expects banks to react to their cash injection, in a Marketplace segment from American Public Media.
Content Analytics for Individual Investors
As we continue to anxiously follow the wildly fluctuating stock market, YellowBrix, a provider of content analytics, announced the release of RightTrade, a service that makes predictions before the market opens each day and tracks the real-time sentiment of any publicly traded company.