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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in June 2009
Wall Street Firms Eye Cloud Computing to Help Counter Budget Challenges
News  |  6/24/2009  | 
A joint IBM/Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) survey reveals an increase in the level of interest in new technologies and computing models, in particular cloud computing, as firms seek to overcome budgetary restrictions and skills shortages.
Hedge Funds Must Be Prepared For Swine Flu Pandemic
News  |  6/23/2009  | 
The H1N1 virus isn't waning, despite the fact that the media is now largely ignoring the epidemic.
New Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal: 'It's in There'
Commentary  |  6/22/2009  | 
The Obama administration's new regulatory reform proposal -- which covers everything financial -- is divided into five major categories: firm supervision and regulation, financial market supervision, consumer protection, governmental crisis management tools, and increased global regulatory cooperation.
NYSE And DTCC To Create Joint Venture
News  |  6/19/2009  | 
The joint venture will be for the clearing of U.S. fixed income securities and derivatives.
Exploring What Really Broke Bank of America
News  |  6/16/2009  | 
A new Frontline documentary titled "Breaking the Bank" is airing tonight that tells the tale of Bank of America's rise to its ill-fated takeover of Merrill Lynch.
DST Global Solutions Enhances Risk Management Center
News  |  6/15/2009  | 
Transparency and risk management are now among the top five fund manager selection criteria, according to Deutsche Bank's 7th Annual Alternative Investment Survey.
The Man Who Knew About Madoff Before Anyone Else
News  |  6/15/2009  | 
Harry Markopolos repeatedly told the Securities and Exchange Commission that Bernie Madoff's investment fund was a fraud.
Tamalpais Asset Management Selects Lindata’s Hedge Fund Solution
News  |  6/12/2009  | 
Tamalpais will use FundManager to help manage the risk of its entire portfolio, including credit, equity, volatility and interest rate hedges.
Nasdaq OMX's CCP Partners Set Interoperability Timetable for Nordic Markets
News  |  6/12/2009  | 
EMCF, EuroCPP and SIX X-clear will offer Nordic markets interoperability by Jan., 29, 2010.
Recommind Provides New Tools To Fight Information Risk
News  |  6/11/2009  | 
Despite the recession's impact and the documented effects of uncontrolled information, most enterprises are still not working proactively to limit exposure, according to Osterman Research.
Can Credit Markets Thaw Without Toxic Assets Buyout?
News  |  6/11/2009  | 
With banks raising capital, is there still a need for a government-orchestrated effort to get toxic assets off bank books?
Transparency and Integrity of Data Key to Effectively Managing Valuation Risk
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
The days of treating the valuation process as a pricing or reporting function are long gone, according to the Thomson Reuters and Aite Group report.
When Hedge Funds Lose Their Mojo
Commentary  |  6/9/2009  | 
We're not quite there yet, but hedge fund managers may soon need to start giving away toasters -- or perhaps plasma TVs -- to woo new investors. Forcing the funds to eat a little humble pie now would benefit hedge fund investors in the long run.
Peter L. Bernstein Dies, Proponent of Efficient Market Theory
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
Peter L. Bernstein, the author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk and other books, died on June 5th at the age of 90.
Misys Releases New Risk Management Solution
News  |  6/8/2009  | 
There is a significant shift towards proactively measuring, monitoring and controling risks in tandem rather than in parts, says Celent's Cubillas Ding.
Andrew Kalotay Associates to Receive Patent for CLEAN MBS Model
News  |  6/4/2009  | 
The approach can calculate 14,000 securities per minute per minute, or 100 times the competition, the company contends.
Will the Ultimate Relief Rally Continue?
Commentary  |  6/3/2009  | 

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