News & Commentary
Content posted in September 2001
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Thanks to Disaster Plans, Banks Report Little Damage from WTC Attack
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
But heavy damage to telecommunications infrastructure in lower Manhattan disrupts trading activity.
Banks Need To Upgrade OFAC Procedures in Wake of Attacks
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
Although U.S. Treasury Office provides list of those with terrorist ties, smaller banks may have difficulty implementing the systems to use it.
Can Government Learn a Risk Management Lesson from Banks?
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
Use of fraud detection technologies in financial services could serve as model for alerting government agencies to potential terrorist activity, experts say.
ELECTRONIC TRADING BRIEFS
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter pulls plug on 40% stake in Jiway.
MARKET DATA BRIEFS
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
TD Waterhouse Canada launches free online Markets and Research site for clients to access proprietary research from TD Securities and TD Newscrest.
RISK MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY BRIEFS
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
First Derivatives partners with trading systems provider FNX to create Java-based interest rate derivatives blotter.
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY BRIEFS
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
Macgregor and FIX network services announce three recent appointments to its management team.
OPERATIONS BRIEFS
News  |  9/27/2001  | 
In a move to provide secure, guaranteed connectivity for financial services organizations, Capco and Slam Dunk Networks, Inc., are announcing a strategic partnership.
eGain Donates E-Mail Management Services
News  |  9/25/2001  | 
Offers complimentary email management services for public and non-profit agencies engaged in disaster relief.
Wireless Securities Trading in Europe - The Future is...Yesterday
News  |  9/25/2001  | 
Europe trails United States by two years in new technology uptake in the marketplace.
Does the Financial Services Industry Really Understand the Impact of GSTP and T+1?
News  |  9/25/2001  | 
Everyone knows what T+1 is from a conceptual standpoint, but does the industry know how different segments of the market will be impacted by the revenue implications of T+1? CSC takes a look at the winners and losers in the equation.
IntraLinks Offer Workspaces
News  |  9/24/2001  | 
Digital workspaces can enable communication and collaboration, company says.
Interflow Assembles Crisis Management Team
News  |  9/24/2001  | 
Consultant says team can assist in evaluations, repairs, upgrades.
eSpeed Names Senior Managers and Board Members
News  |  9/21/2001  | 
Cantor Fitzgerald unit names president in wake of tragedy.
Spectra Providing Office Space
News  |  9/21/2001  | 
Company says it has apartment, boardrooms, systems available.
SS&C Offers Disaster Assistance
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
Company offers services, facilities.
TowerGroup: Cost of Disaster for Securities Firms Could Be $3.2 Billion
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
$1.7b will be spent on hardware, report says, with $1.5b spent on software and services.
SEC Advisory Committee Recommends Greater Competition in Market Data Industry
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
: Report recommends that price transparency and consolidated market information should continue as core elements of the U.S. securities markets.
Analysts Reassured by Resilience of Financial Services' IT
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
Despite the devastating loss of life in the September 11 attack on America, technology helped the financial services industry weather the storm intact.
ELECTRONIC TRADING BRIEFS
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
Bear Stearns to donate at least $10 million to charities benefiting the victims and families of the WTC tragedy; Interactive Brokers Group LLC to donate $1 million to the September 11 Fund, a disaster relief fund established by the United Way of America and the New York Community Trust.
RISK MANAGEMENT BRIEFS
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
Kamakura completes 130-page research report entitled, "An Introduction to Kamakura Credit Risk Modeling;" Krishna Biltoo appointed new head of product development at London-based CreditTrade.
MARKET DATA BRIEFS
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
Reuters issues update on U.S. operations following last week's events at the World Trade Center; Xpresstrade launches a new tool for self-directed retail futures traders; Imperial Technology releases MegaTrade Program to provide existing MegaRam customer with a cost-saving upgrade path to more current models.
INVESTMENT BRIEFS
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
SEI Investments re-contracts with Oak Associates, Ltd. to provide full-service accounting, administration, and distribution to Oak Associates' family of five no-load mutual funds; CheckFree Investment Services says Allegiance Capital, Inc., going live with CheckFree APL WRAP.
OPERATIONS BRIEFS
News  |  9/20/2001  | 
TWIST announces it has published the second version of an open standard interface at www.twiststandards.org; SunGard eProcess Intelligence announces release of version 7.0 of intelliMATCH automated matching and reconciliation solution; JPMorgan says Prudential Staff Pension Scheme appoints JPMorgan Investor Services Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as its global custodian.
GFInet Provides Status Report
News  |  9/19/2001  | 
Office reopens, staff safe.
Update from Frost & Sullivan
News  |  9/19/2001  | 
Company reports staff is safe, office destroyed, provides new contact information.
Crossing the Chasm
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
PFPC NAMES JAMES F. CARTY TO RETIREMENT SERVICES TEAM
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
James Carty is named systems managing director and vice president in retirement services.
SIAC Restructures
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
The SIAC, NYSE and AMEX are making changes and promotions to strengthen development and operational capabilities.
Decimalization: ECNs Grab Additional Market Share and Depth of Liquidity
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
ECNs have proven that innovation can overcome even the most challenging regulatory hurdles to give investors the transparent market of stocks all investors petition for, says MidnightTrader's Brooks McFeely. Decimalization is just one regulatory step closer to a level playing field for both the retail investor and the ECNs.
ECN Names New CTO
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Archipelago names Steven Rubinow chief technology officer.
NqLX: Langley Out Fitsimmons In
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Warren Langley resigns as chief executive officer of Nasdaq Liffe Markets.
New & Improved: B2B Institutional Investment Site Adds New Funds
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
InvestorForce creates funds geared to small- and mid-sized investors.
New & Improved: Ilumen Helps Montgomery Get Personal
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Inlumen integrates suite of personalization and U.S. equity information services.
New & Improved: IPS-Sendero Forms Alliance with Kamakura
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
IPS-Sendero and Kamakura are forming an alliance to enhance international software.
New & Improved: Broker Workstation Analyzes Clients' Needs
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
SunGard rolls out PowerStation.
New & Improved: E*Trade Denmark Teams Up with eBridge to offer Power E*Trade
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
E*Trade Denmark and eBridge offer investing tools and technology.
New & Improved: BRE Implements OTC Pricing Module
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
BRE Bank licenses and implements OTC pricing module from DerivaTech.
New & Improved: Interactive Brokers Creates Link to PCX and PHLX
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Brokers build an electronic interface that links to the PCX and the PHLX.
TesCom Offers Services in Wake of Tragedy
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
QA and testing services company offers services at reduced rates to companies affected.
New & Improved: SunGard Corbel Develops Custom Version of Document Software for Scudder
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
SunGard Corbel is developing a custom version of its Relius Documents Internet software.
New & Improved: Access beefs up enrollment system
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Access360 has released enRole 4.0.
ELECTRONIC INK MAKES OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Downtown Philadelphia technology firm offers space, equipment, high-speed connectivity to companies displaced in wake of destruction.
New & Improved: BRUT's Busy
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
BRUT beefs up its electronic order execution services.
New & Improved: Gain Capital Releases Version 4.O
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Gain Capital, version 4.0 of the Gain platform is released.
New & Improved: S&P Rolls Out RatingsXpress
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Standard & Poor's launches its new RatingsXpress Credit Research.
Weighing options: Build vs. Buy: A Fresh Look & Other 'Gotchas'
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Firms should buy off-the-shelf software because "building custom applications is too risky, costly and time consuming."
Weighing options: Build vs. Buy: A Fresh Look & Other 'Gotchas'
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Firms should buy off-the-shelf software because "building custom applications is too risky, costly and time consuming."
The Challenge:
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
Software is helping IT administrators manage tech resources.
NYSE Revs up Wireless Options
News  |  9/18/2001  | 
New York Stock Exchange is picking up speed becoming a T+1 centerpiece.
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Register for Wall Street & Technology Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Wall Street & Technology - Elite 8
The in-depth profiles of this year's Elite 8 honorees focus on leadership, talent recruitment, big data, analytics, mobile, and more.
Video
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of the New York trading floor of GETCO Execution Services, the solutions arm of GETCO.