News & Commentary
Content posted in September 2003
The Three Biggest Mistakes of e-Mail Compliance-And How to Avoid Them
News  |  9/26/2003  | 
Many firms quickly discover, in terms of transactions processed per day, storage utilization, and indexing and searching demands, their e-mail archiving solution represents one of their largest, most processing intensive applications.
Compliance Session: E-mail Retention Still Confounds Financial Industry
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
Rules that require firms to retain their e-mails and store them in an easily accessible place are still ambiguous, experts say.
Former JPMorgan Chase CIO and FedEx CIO Square Off at InformationWeek Fall Conference
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
Former JPMorgan Chase CIO Denis O'Leary and FedEx CIO Robert Carter squared off at the InformationWeek Fall Conference.
ELECTRONIC-TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
Morgan Stanley reduces processing time via Intel, IBM; ABM AMRO chooses AFS Investor trading engine; CME to provide Globex trading.
MARKET-DATA NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
TD Waterhouse to roll out Proquote market data and trading systems in UK; Interface Software upgrades investment banking CRM system; Credit risk company partners with S&P on numbering system.
RISK-MANAGEMENT NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
FNX launches real-time Treasury Blotter; Iris gets funding from APAX Partners; Research companies launch study to reduce processing times for analystics.
INVESTMENT-TECHNOLOGY NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
Barra increases securities and benchmarks for fixed-income system; LatentZero connets trading, compliance systems with NYFIX.
OPERATIONS NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/25/2003  | 
Nationwide appoints Northern Trust as custodian; SunGard Institutional Brokerage becomes full member of Swift; Getronics and Infonet to offer planning, installation services for Swiftnet.
L'affaire de Grasso -- It was About Money, Not Compensation
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
An editorial by Wall Street & Technology Columnist Larry Tabb.
Making the Grade: Prioritizing STP Projects
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
Executives from the financial-services industry recently discussed STP-budgeting tactics at Wall Street & Technology's Straight-Through-Processing Conference in New York City.
Software Helps Banks Comply With Patriot Act
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
Anti-money-laundering technology aims to keep companies in step with new law.
ELECTRONIC-TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
CBOE, PHLX to jointly develop backup trading; Eurex files to create electronic U.S. futures exchange; FXall signs seven banks.
MARKET-DATA NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
Connecticut broker replaces Reuters platforms; London firm revamps market-data systems; Dutch bank ousts Bloomberg and Reuters in favor of MarketXSPro.
RISK-MANAGEMENT NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
FIX and FpML to share protocol information; Application Networks enhances Jrisk.
INVESTMENT-TECHNOLOGY NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
Hedge-fund adviser selects Beauchamp platform; Two investment managers go live with Advent for compliance management.
OPERATIONS NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/18/2003  | 
Accurate secures SWIFTReady certification; Xcitek signs agreement with Connecticut hedge fund; Schwab joins SunGard Transaction Network.
Mutual Funds Making Headway Against Market Timing
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
Fair-value pricing helps investment managers battle market-timers.
Financial Markets Pay Tribute to Sept.11 Victims
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
The U.S. financial markets observe the second anniversary of Sept. 11.
The Regulators and the Regulated: New Rules Benefit Both Sides
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
As regulators try to keep up with technology, broker-dealers are scrambling to remain compliant with the shifting regulatory environment.
ELECTRONIC TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
Eurex reduces fees; South Financial Group signs with SunGard's InTrader; TradeWeb launches callable agencies bond product.
MARKET DATA NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
Barclays and Barclays partner with Mark-IT; Dresdner adds pricing to ProQuote.
RISK MANAGEMENT NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
Lotsoff Capital chooses Panorama; Brown Brothers hires head of European strategy; Summit releases new version of Summit FT; LJH joins with Capco to focus on hedge-fund consulting
INVESTMENT TECHNOLOGY NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
London investment firm selects FMC; Optas to license PAM; DST developing bond attribution product.
OPERATIONS NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/11/2003  | 
BoNY Hires Manager of alternative investments; Eritrea joins Swift; Northern Trust gains Canadian client.
Swedish Bank Signs On as Liquidity Provider to Forexster
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
SEB Merchant Banking will post streaming, executable prices via Forexster when the FX dealing system is launched.
NYBOT, NYMEX Share Trading Floor Space, Update Tech
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
NY Board of Trade and the Mercantile Exchange get a technology upgrade in shared quarters.
ELECTRONIC TRADING NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
Brut kicks off its new pricing structure; Trading Technologies will offer FIX connectivity to derivatives exchanges.
MARKET DATA NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
Citigroup enters contract with Moneyline Telerate; ComStock aligns with EasyScreen; Mobile Solutions Vendor Launches MidCast PRO.
RISK MANAGEMENT NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
Hansabank rolls out Reuters' credit-risk management tool; PRMIA takes a position on risk standards and best practices; Lloyds TSB chooses SAS Risk Management for Banking software.
INVESTMENT TECHNOLOGY NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
Dresdner releases credit risk, portfolio analysis tool; Schwab launches retirement analysis software.
OPERATIONS NEWSFLASHES
News  |  9/4/2003  | 
CheckFree hires MFS' Martin Pearce; Connecticut Clearing House joins The National Check Exchange; Ashmore Investment Management selects Northern Trust for custody.


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