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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Risk Management posted in January 2012
Torstone Technology Launches Inferno
News  |  1/31/2012  | 
Data Explorers Launches Securities Lending iPhone App
News  |  1/30/2012  | 
Aimed at hedge funds and brokers, the new iPhone app can track short selling and institutional fund activity across global market sectors.
DTCC Adds Former RBS Executive to LEI Development Team
News  |  1/26/2012  | 
Mark Davies will serve as liaison in Europe and will work with regulators and industry committees to develop legal entity identifier (LEI) program.
Could Market Volatility Be Hiding a Flash Crash?
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
Market volatility is not the same as a Flash Crash, Instinet's Alison Crosthwait says.
Can Hedge Fund Managers Master Market Volatility?
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
Volatile markets are the new normal. But while some thrill-seeking hedge fund managers are enjoying the wild ride, others can't wait for it to end.
Trader Gougenheim Eyes $50M Glasnost Hedge Fund
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
Hedge fund industry veteran Philippe Gougenheim will open a highly liquid global macro fund in June 2012.
Managing Data For Customers and Regulators in an iTunes Age
Commentary  |  1/24/2012  | 
The cloud infrastructure that makes iTunes possible is the same that will enable asset managers to serve their customers and meet regulatory requirements, writes StatPro CEO Andrew Peddar.
GOP Debate: Kill Dodd-Frank!
Commentary  |  1/24/2012  | 
The SOPA Saga: The End Is Just the Beginning
Commentary  |  1/23/2012  | 
With SOPA off the table, Congress still has to try to protect intellectual property in the digital age.
SOPA: Stop Grandstanding, Start Crafting An Alternative
News  |  1/23/2012  | 
If Congress is so clueless about Internet dynamics, it's up to SOPA opponents to create a workable alternative for stopping online content piracy.
Does TCA Really Work for the Buy Side?
News  |  1/20/2012  | 
Transaction cost analysis promises stronger executions. But buy-side trading desks may not always know how to pinpoint the information that can actually help them get the most out of their trades.
After MF Global, Risk Management Again Takes Center Stage
News  |  1/20/2012  | 
In a familiar story, a major Wall Street firm flames out and others scramble to shore up their risk practices and systems.
Volatility Fuels Demand for Stronger Data Management
News  |  1/20/2012  | 
In these roiling markets, fund managers must realize that data management is a buy-side business, too, according to Asset Control CEO Phil Lynch.
Fragmentation Coming to a Swaps Market Near You
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
Fragmentation is coming to the swaps market and dealers are preparing to spend heavily to build systems that can aggregate liquidity for their buy-side clients, according to a report by Tabb Group
Market Data Q&A: Bloomberg's Mark Pesonen
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
Are Fundamental Hedge Fund Managers Trained to Be Good Traders?
News  |  1/17/2012  | 
The hedge fund industry was undoubtedly glad to bid 2011 adieu, a year that brought about one of the most difficult trading environments to date with wild and often unpredictable swings in the stock market becoming the norm.
IFS Taps Activ Financial's US Market Data for TCA
News  |  1/9/2012  | 
Intelligent Financial Systems selected Activ Financial's US equity market data to drive research and analytics for its LiquidMetrix Workstation product suite and new coverage of North American markets.
Traders Face Weak Hiring Prospects in 2012
News  |  1/9/2012  | 
Capital markets firms remain hungry for quants and risk management professionals. But quantitative analysts are likely to spurn Wall Street for more lucrative offers at social media powerhouses like Facebook or LinkedIn.
2012 Hedge Fund Outlook: Investors Expect Bright Year After Stormy 2011
News  |  1/5/2012  | 
Despite a difficult year in 2011, experts predict hedge fund assets should reach pre-crisis levels this year as investors bet big on the sector.
Swiss Central Banker Faces Insider Trading Allegations
Commentary  |  1/5/2012  | 
A weekly paper alleges that Switzerland's top central banker profited from currency trades, but are the charges the work of political enemies?
Avoiding Another MF Global
Commentary  |  1/3/2012  | 
Tips for futures and commodities trading firms choosing FCMs in 2012.
Hedge Funds Bail On Hobbled Euro
Commentary  |  1/3/2012  | 

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