News & Commentary
Content posted in October 2004
Eurex and Clearing Corp. Tout Transatlantic Clearing Link
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Amid low volume for EurexUS, exchange promises new opportunities and savings
Industry Requires ’Macro’ Risk Management, BIS Exec Says
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Transformations within the financial industry have led to transformations in the risks faced by the industry, and bankers and regulators have to develop better methods for measuring systemic risk.
Compliance Newsflashes
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
IMlogic Offers Compliance for Hedge Funds; Fiserv and Mantas Fight Money Laundering; Bradford & Bingley Selects SunGard's Basel II Capital Manager for Basel II Regulatory Compliance and Credit Risk Management; Sector and Eagle Rock Partnership Provides Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Solutions
Tue, 21 Oct 2008 08:42:13 -0500
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Raymond James Financial Moves 100k Portfolios to CheckFree APL; 303 Capital Partners Selects SunGard's Kiodex for Web-based Commodities Risk Management; CheckFree Investment Services to Provide Hedge Fund Data Through HedgeFund.net Agreement
news/software/enterpriseapps
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Telekurs (USA) Teams With N-Tier Securities for Corporate Actions; RIXML Consortium Hooks Up With XBRL on Data Tagging Standard; Futures Commission Merchant Goes Live on Ubitrade
TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Merrill Integrates Algorithmic Trading Service With Macgregor XIP; Hotspot FX to Connect With Trading Technology X_TRADER Platform; Thomson AutEx Announces Integration With BNY Brokerage DEx
Wealth Management: Can a Leopard Change Its Spots?
Commentary  |  10/25/2004  | 
Charles Schwab is in the news again. This time, the news isn't good. Pottruck is out, Charles is back. Wealth management is out, and self-service is back. What went wrong? Was it a failed strategy? A failed implementation? Or both?
Shifting Gears
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
O'Neill Named VP at Xcitek; BBH Appoints Kaplan As General Counsel; NYSE Taps Rosen to Market Technology
Product Watch
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Wealth Planning With Advice; LoanStar Supports Clearing; Ffastfill Relaunches as ASP
BPO Draws Broader Appeal
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Faced with ever-increasing pressure to cut costs, more investment firms are tapping business process outsourcing.
Exchanges Explore Data Value
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Nasdaq and others wrestle with how and when to sell data
Slow, but Powerful
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Creating data standards isn't much fun. But work being done now has the potential to transform the financial-services landscape.
Generation OPM
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Financial institutions take different approaches to overlay management to improve account performance.
Calling All VARs
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Under constant pressure to improve speed and cut costs, financial-services firms are increasingly turning to value-added resellers for tech help.
Results-Oriented Approach
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
LEHMAN BROTHERS' approach to one of its most-difficult IT strategies - outsourcing - offers an example of how CIO Jonathan Beyman leads: Get the right people in place, challenge them and then let them do their jobs and hold them accountable for results.
Supporting Growth
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
From his fourth floor office at his firm's Boston headquarters, Joe Antonellis looks out over State Street's securities lending division's trading floor.
Hybrid Market, Myriad Challenges
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
Chief Technology Officer Roger Burkhardt has the unenviable task of automating the New York Stock Exchange and putting it on a level playing field with electronic competitors by creating a hybrid market.
Barclays Conquers Data Issues
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
Like Jason and the Argonauts, Paul Stevens, CIO at Barclays Global Investors, is on the hunt. But the target of Stevens' interest is what he calls the Golden Source - data of unquestionable integrity.
A Team That’s Built for Speed
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
When talking these days about the time it takes to get information about a security - when millisecond measurements are standard and the word "microseconds" even occasionally pops up - Archipelago CIO Steven Rubinow is serious when he says he looks first to the laws of physics.
Where Tech Is the Business
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
Wall Street & Technology editors teamed with TowerGroup analysts to highlight IT leaders who are making the biggest differences for their companies. The common thread: They've made technology an indispensible part of their businesses.
Dear CIO...
Commentary  |  10/21/2004  | 
Upper management views technology as strictly operational support, rather than as a sustainable competitive advantage. How do you put an ROI analysis on something as slippery as competitive advantage?
Up Front
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
Better Get Used to BPO; IT in Five Not-So-Easy Steps; Can-Spam Isn't Doing the Job
Compliance Takes Center Stage at Wealth Management Conference
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
When it comes to the ever-changing compliance environment, "Business as usual is not an option," said Robert MacGraw, Director of Financial Services at the New Jersey consulting firm, Paragon Solutions.
Investment Management Newsflashes
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
Prisma Capital Selects Riskdata for Fund of Fund Risk Management; BB&T Signs With XcitekSolutionsPlus for Corporate Actions Automation; Schulman Appointed EVP at Advent; Strategies in Wealth Management Conference to Be Held Nov. 9
TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
ESP to Launch Algorithmic Trading Portal; Sector Strikes Alliance to Offer Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Solutions
Workstations of the Future Need to Be Flexible
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
Panelists at last Wednesday's Wall Street & Technology Wealth Management conference agreed fully on one point: Get next-generation workstations for investment advisers right -- or the future of your business is at risk.
Compliance Newsflashes
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
PricewaterhouseCoopers Releases New SOX-related Survey; Axentis Launches Version 4.0 of Compliance Software; Laserfiche and OmniRIM Tackle Records Management Together
7 Reasons The Bloom Is Off Asian Outsourcing
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
GL Trade Plans to Buy Davidge Data Systems; Reuters Negotiates Sale of Radianz to British Telecom; OMX Technology Promotes Arden to Spearhead Sales in Americas; NeoNet Launches Cross-Border Trading and Settlement Solution
Preparing for the Future
Commentary  |  10/21/2004  | 
There are a lot of differences among the six people who make up this year's CIO Elite.
COMMENTARY: The Choice Is Efficiency, or Deficiency
News  |  10/14/2004  | 
As electronic trading becomes more widespread and revenues are more compressed, commodity products firms need to do two things: reduce costs and expand into more complex, more inefficient products, where they can find greater profitability.
SunGard Turns Up the Frequency on Short-Sale Data
News  |  10/14/2004  | 
SunGard is leveraging its Loanet securities borrowing system to measure short-sale activity on a daily basis. But the NYSE and Nasdaq publish official monthly numbers.
ELECTRONIC TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/14/2004  | 
Deutsche Bank Participates in Launch of LavaFX; Barclays Capital Appoints Whitney to Head IT for Commodities, FX, Emerging Markets and Money Markets; The Tabb Group Hires from Ameritrade
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/14/2004  | 
GIS Announces MFACT's New Web Services Capability; MedInvest Chooses DSTi HiPortfolio/3; Polygon Selects XcitekSolutionsPlus for Corporate Actions Automation
COMPLIANCE NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/14/2004  | 
Thomson West Introduces Regulation and Compliance Guide; IBM Announces New Data Storage Systems
OPERATIONS NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/14/2004  | 
ICI ADP Picks Financial Messaging Technology for Fixed-Income Transaction Processing; E*Trade Outsources Trade Processing and Regulatory Document Delivery; A Lack of Industrywide Incentives Blocks Post-Trade Automation Efficiency, Tabb Group Says.
Compliance Newsflashes
News  |  10/7/2004  | 
SunGard and Albridge Announce Integrated Solution for Brokerage Compliance; AXS-One Enhances E-mail Capture, Archiving and Retention Platform; RS Investment Management to Settle SEC Market Timing Charges; SunGard Launches Management & Compliance
Essex Investments Tests Permabit’s New Permeon Replication Software
News  |  10/7/2004  | 
Essex Investments went live with Permabit's compliance system, Permeon Compliance Vault, 10 months ago, and has been beta testing its newly released Permeon Replication feature for just over three weeks.
Investment Management Newsflashes
News  |  10/7/2004  | 
Kennedy Capital Selects INDATA for Trade Order Management; Royal London Asset Management Goes Live With FMCSylvan; Nactan Chooses Eagle for Data Management, Performance Measurement and Reporting
SunGard Business Split Not Likely to Cause Disruption
News  |  10/7/2004  | 
The company is splitting its disaster recovery and software units
TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  10/7/2004  | 
CIBC World Markets Goes Live With SunGard's Broker Direct U2 for Direct-Market Access; Bear Stearns Chooses DART to Control Market Data Costs; Fortis Bank of Brussels Picks Logiscope RT Server for Migration to Telerate TRS Platform; Harborside+ Readies Canadian Joint Venture for Large Block Trading, While POSIT Canada Facility Faces Closure
UNX Sweeps Multiple Execution Venues With New Order Types
News  |  10/7/2004  | 
Institutional broker UNX is rolling out new order types across fragmented markets and connecting to regional exchanges in response to auto-ex systems.


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