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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Risk Management posted in July 2011
Hedging a Government Default
News  |  7/29/2011  | 
What Wall Street's Layoffs Mean for the Economic Recovery
Commentary  |  7/28/2011  | 
Perhaps the only thing that can make morale lower these days are actual GDP figures confirming what some economists already believe: that we're in the throes of a double dip recession.
Wall Street Slashes More Jobs, But It Didn’t Have To Turn Out This Way
Commentary  |  7/28/2011  | 
Credit Suisse and HSBC join the ranks of UBS, State Street and Goldman Sachs.
Six Entrepreneurs Present Latest Fin Tech Innovations To Venture Capitalists
Commentary  |  7/27/2011  | 
WS&T saw a sneak preview of the latest innovations from some of the brightest financial technology firms.
Saxo Bank Takes 25 Percent Stake in Leverate
News  |  7/27/2011  | 
Acquisition allows bank to offer Leverate's automated trading solutions to retail and institutional customers, while giving Leverate access to Saxo's liquidity sources in forex.
Hedge Fund Third Avenue Capital Appoints Chief Risk Officer
News  |  7/25/2011  | 
New York hedge fund Third Avenue Capital announced the promotion of Thomas Gandolfo to chief risk officer.
Hedge Funds To Pounce on US Debt
News  |  7/21/2011  | 
Our Summer of Discontent
Commentary  |  7/20/2011  | 
As the nation's political leaders continue their dangerous game of chicken over the debt ceiling, pink slips are being handed out everywhere from Wall Street to Main Street.
BofA Merrill Announces Ultra-Low Latency Platform
News  |  7/20/2011  | 
BofAML Express delivers sub 10-microseconds of wire-to-wire latency with pre-trade risk controls required by SEC rule.
How Not to Repair Your Damaged Brand: The BofA Edition
Commentary  |  7/19/2011  | 
On Tuesday news broke that the beleaguered bank sent $30,000 in social security payments to the wrong person
Principal Trading Groups to Make Markets for Interest Rate, Credit Default Swaps
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Principal trading groups, firms that flourish in highly liquid and electronic markets, will become the new market makers for interest rate and credit default swaps once the new regulatory landscape is in place, a Tabb Group report contends.
TG Optima Unveils Quant Platform
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Lightspeed To Support Automated Execution Of Active Trading Strategies Generated By 'The Machine'
News  |  7/18/2011  | 
Developed by The Connors Group, The Machine is financial software that enables investors to build customized, quantified investment portfolios using more than 58,500 pre-set and back-tested strategies.
Bloomberg Vault Integrates with Microsoft 365 Cloud Solution
News  |  7/14/2011  | 
The alliance will help financial services firms meet record retention and e-discovery guidelines.
Another Summer, Another Crisis
News  |  7/14/2011  | 
Beware: Hacking Your BlackBerry or iPhone Is Easy As One, Two, Three
Commentary  |  7/12/2011  | 
As Britain reels from the massive phone hacking scandal which closed down the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of The World, you may want to consider exactly how secure your BlackBerry or iPhone is.
DTCC and SWIFT to Manage Large Portion of LEI Process Under GFMA's Proposal
News  |  7/12/2011  | 
GFMA's proposal names DTCC and SWIFT as Core Issuing and Facilities Managers for global legal entity identifier (LEI) program.
Varden Pacific Deploys Quantifi for Risk
News  |  7/12/2011  | 
Wall Street Titans Rebound From High Profile Failures
Commentary  |  7/6/2011  | 
What do Stan O'Neal, Tony Hayward and Jeffrey Peek have in common besides running multibillion-dollar corporations into the ground?
Direct Edge Taps Data Center to Offer Services
News  |  7/5/2011  | 
With one connection to Direct Edge, the exchange offers clients connectivity to lit and dark markets, saving telco costs.

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