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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in November 2013
Rising Interest in Vendor Certification Programs
News  |  11/27/2013  | 
Organizations want to mature with their data platforms and acquire the tools to build their own solutions.
Tradeweb's SEF Enables First Electronic Compression Trade with Arcem Capital
News  |  11/27/2013  | 
Macro-global investment firm executed a pool of interest-rate swaps using TW SEF's compression tool to net or terminate exposures at the clearing house.
Trading & Risk: What's Your Favorite Risk Flavor?
Commentary  |  11/26/2013  | 
Market participants who master the convergence of trading, risk and market data will create a competitive advantage, as a Risk-as-a-Service (RaaS) model emerges.
There's Opportunity For Innovation At Every Level
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
As traditional market opportunities evolve the need for agile technology is as much about maximizing alpha as it is about survival.
CIO Career Advice From The Future
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
How to start a revolution at work by flattening the org, taking part in hackathons, and listening to rap music.
Making the Cloud Safe for Financial Services
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
It is well known that financial services doesn't like the cloud, but advanced encryption methods could change the industry's attitude.
3 Mistakes That Make Private Cloud Too Expensive
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
Tempted by the ability to build and scale in a private network, executives must first consider the big picture and avoid these costly mistakes.
CTA Firm Invests in Training the New Generation of Quants
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Eclipse Capital Management sponsored access to Deltix quantitative research technology for students in the Olin Business School's Masters in Finance program, as a way to train candidates it may hire in the future.
Top 10 Takeaways from Futures Industry Event
Commentary  |  11/14/2013  | 
FIA Expo proved to be a valuable learning and networking experience, writes Dan Hubscher of Object Trading. He offers a rundown on the key issues discussed including regulation for market safety, kill switches and new competition for futures exchanges.
Financial Services Still Plagued by DDoS Attacks
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Financial services aren't doing enough reporting of cybercrime, both internally and to their users. Is IT to C-suite communication to blame?
Why Is ERM In Financial Services Stuck In A Reactive Mode?
Commentary  |  11/13/2013  | 
Five years after the financial crisis, firms still haven't created a holistic risk management approach.
Waking Shark II Shakes Firms in London
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Financial institutions in London participated in Waking Shark II, a five-and-a-half-hour cyber exercise.
WEX Launches App For Hedging Options
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
WEX offers traders an application designed to assist in hedging options.
Sentiment Analysis by Gut Feel: What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger
Commentary  |  11/12/2013  | 
The sentiment toward SEFs has gone fear, to uncertainty, to acceptance, to business opportunity.
Why is Russia Selling Gold?
Commentary  |  11/11/2013  | 
The world's largest buyer of precious metals was also on the wrong side of the natural gas trade, while its economy, not well diversified, has continued to stall throughout 2013.
Odds of Receiving Fake Mail from Financial Services Same As Catching Flu
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Surprise: Financial services remains the #1 sector abused by malicious email traffickers.
ICAP and Interactive Data Collaborate on OTC Data
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
A broad spectrum of ICAP's OTC data in interest rate derivatives, fixed income, foreign exchange and energy markets will be made available through Interactive Data's consolidated feed to support pre-and post-trade analysis.
CFTC's Gensler Says LIBOR Is Based On Fiction, Not Fact
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
After praising the industry's work to complete 65 final CFTC rules to implement Dodd-Frank, Gary Gensler takes aim at LIBOR and says the industry needs to change.
Networks are Getting 'Up to Speed' with 10 and 40GpE
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Firms want to scale data centers while accelerating applications, and monitor and secure the data running through the network. To do so, they will need to deploy new technology.

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