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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in February 2012
Are the Markets Just Too Fast?
Commentary  |  2/29/2012  | 
Regulators including the SEC and the CFTC are struggling to keep up with and keep a grip on the warp-speed world of high-frequency trading -- and they are considering some severe measures as they struggle to understand just what HFT is.
Regulators Contemplate Slamming the Brakes on High-Frequency Trading
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
As high-frequency traders achieve blinding speeds, the SEC is taking a long, hard look at whether they are dangerously out of control.
Swap Trades Will Be More Pricey, Complicated Under Dodd-Frank
News  |  2/28/2012  | 
Although the shadowy world of derivatives trading will become more transparent under the new regulations, experts say the market also will fragment, making things more complicated — and expensive — for participants.
Credit Default Swaps Are Not 'Evil'
Commentary  |  2/28/2012  | 
It's time to take CDSs off the list of investment instruments of which we dare not speak.
Q&A: How Can HFT Truly Slow Down?
News  |  2/27/2012  | 
As regulators and politicians look to manage the impact of high-frequency trading, change is coming. Advanced Trading spoke with Jamie Selway, managing director of broker-dealer ITG on what's in store for these high speed-trading firms.
Moving to a Centralized Collateral Management Environment: The Way Forward
Commentary  |  2/27/2012  | 
Firms can centralize their collateral management processes by using tactical solutions that will work not only in the short term, but that will also give them the tools necessary to comply with future regulations and embrace new technologies as they become available.
Redline Trading Announces Pre-Trade Risk Solution
News  |  2/27/2012  | 
Aimed at latency sensitive applications, Redline's Pre-Trade Risk Solution performs a comprehensive series of risk checks in less than one microsecond to help firms comply with the SEC's 15c-3 Market Access Rule.
Slashing Risk of OTC Derivatives
News  |  2/23/2012  | 
Will Higher Gas Prices Stall the Recovery?
Commentary  |  2/22/2012  | 
Swaps Regs Up the Ante on Collateral Management
Commentary  |  2/21/2012  | 
To cope with new swaps regulations, Kempen Capital Management scrapped its Excel spreadsheets in favor of an iinhouse collateral management system.
BMO Capital Markets Expands Rollout of SunGard's GlobalOne
News  |  2/21/2012  | 
Already a customer utilizing SunGard's Global One in New York and London, BMO adopted the system in Toronto earlier this year to consolidate all global securities lending on one technology platform.
The Daily Show Roasts DC's Insider Trading
News  |  2/16/2012  | 
Preparing for Margin Call Mania In Cleared Swaps
Commentary  |  2/15/2012  | 
The regulatory push toward central clearing of OTC derivatives is going to create higher volumes of margin calls on cleared swaps for buy and sell sides. Manual emails will no longer suffice!
Market Data Q&A: Ed Chidsey of Markit
News  |  2/15/2012  | 
Dow Jones Entices Quants, Traders With Machine-Readable News Analytics
News  |  2/14/2012  | 
The platform is designed to enable traders, quantitative analysts and risk managers to build more predictable trading models off prevailing news sentiment.
Poland's CCP Choose Nasdaq OMX's Sentinel Solution
News  |  2/13/2012  | 
KDPW_CCP, Poland's leading securities clearing house and central counterparty, has selected Nasdaq OMX to deliver its OTC derivatives clearing and risk management product.
Do Smaller Paychecks for Bankers Mean Occupy Wall Street Won?
Commentary  |  2/8/2012  | 
A combination of regulation, weaker revenues, and political pressure in various countries has led to lower paychecks on Wall Street.
RGM Capital Adopts Linedata's OMS
News  |  2/8/2012  | 
The Naples, Florida hedge fund needed to automate its front-end processes.
Small 'New Market' Change? I Don't Think So.
Commentary  |  2/7/2012  | 
MF Global's Computers Overwhelmed In Final Days
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
MF Global's computer systems couldn't keep up with the unprecedented volumes of transactions during its final days, according to a trustee's report, noting that some were never recorded.
NYSE/DB: Why Brussels Got It Wrong
Commentary  |  2/7/2012  | 
Malaysia's RHB Banking Group Deploys FX Options System
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
The fourth largest integrated banking group in Malaysia chose the latest version of GFI Group's Fenics Professional with a broad range of tools for their FX derivatives business.
Go West, Young Quant
Commentary  |  2/6/2012  | 

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