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Goldman Sachs Eyes Internal Messaging Services

After the discovery that Bloomberg's reporting staff were monitoring information from terminals—including JPMorgan's $6 billion “London Whale” trading debacle last year—Goldman Sachs is reportedly considering reduced reliance on the ubiquitous...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Market Data Management | 15 May 2013


Post ‘Hash Crash,’ Social Media Traders Experience Trust Issues

The financial markets are abuzz with the potential of social media as an input to trading decisions. But in the wake of the impact of recent Twitter hacks on the markets, should traders be more careful about the weight they assign “social” data sources?...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 26 Apr 2013


Latency Hardware: Threading the Needle

From proprietary field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to flexible kill switches, North American Trading Architecture Summit panelists say good strategy always fits the right hardware to purpose.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Hardware & Grid | 25 Apr 2013

New York

Buy Side Still Not Ready for June 10 Swaps Deadline

Apparently one set of guinea pigs wasn't enough. Even though Category 1 swap participants─swap dealers and the largest hedge funds─have been clearing most of their interest rate and credit default swaps since March 11, Category 2 participants─a...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Operations | 19 Apr 2013

Peter Barsoom

After Lsoc Implementation, Talk of Algo-Enabled Portability

The legally-segregated, operationally-comingled (Lsoc) paradigm is designed to bring greater protection to futures on a customer and ecosystem basis. Futures Commissions Merchants (FCMs) and clearinghouses are pondering a pair of technology issues as...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 12 Apr 2013


Lubnik Lands at YCharts

Dave Lubnik has joined fundamental data analysis provider YCharts as director of sales, responsible primarily for selling the vendor's Platinum-level YCharts Pro platform to institutional clients. Lubnik, who is based in Chicago and reports to YCharts...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 05 Apr 2013


Omgeo Adds Three to Board

Edward Hazel, Richard Taggart, and Susan Cosgrove replace John Devine, Peter Johnston, and Donald Donahue, who are stepping down from the post-trade services provider's leadership.

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 27 Mar 2013


Moscow Exchange Announces IPO

Moscow Exchange has announced the successful pricing of its initial public offering (IPO) in Moscow, which has been set at RUB 55 ($1.83) per share.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchanges | 15 Feb 2013


Identification Breakdown?

The structures and parameters for global implementation of a legal entity identifier are in place, but industry professionals are finding cracks in the registration process that undermine its accuracy. Michael Shashoua describes some of the issues now...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 04 Jan 2013


2012's Financial Crime Coups Raise Stakes, Anxiety

Global regulation was the year’s obsession, but criminal probes─from rate rigging to rogue trading; sanctions violations to insider bets─won the headlines in 2012. Not every financial crime has a ready tech fix, but with buy-side cornerstones like...

Waters | Analysis | Risk Management | 24 Dec 2012

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