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Buy-Side Spends To Beef Up Its Own Technology

Buy-Side Spends To Beef Up Its Own Technology

Asset managers are no longer content to rely so heavily on brokers; they want their own systems to manage their business.
Azul Preps Java For Trading  —  Avoid Practice Trades Leaking Into Markets

Azul Preps Java For Trading — Avoid Practice Trades Leaking Into Markets

Java needs warmup time? Who knew? HFT firms have been doing workarounds, practice sessions. Now Azul offers a tech fix.Java needs warmup time? Who knew? HFT firms have been doing workarounds, practice sessions. Now Azul offers a tech fix....
BBVA Compass Makes Banking Simple

BBVA Compass Makes Banking Simple

As one of the more innovative large banks in the country, BBVA Compass, a Sunbelt bank owned by the Spanish banking giant, is watched closely. So when it recently announced that it had bought Simple, people in the world...
Digital Identity Demands A Digital Infrastructure

Digital Identity Demands A Digital Infrastructure

I was sitting yesterday talking about KYC, Know Your Client, and argued that for a digital age we need digital identities. This is a way off if you look at the state of KYC. Today, you have anti-money laundering...
Expand The Customer Experience In This Era Of Mobile Transactional Banking

Expand The Customer Experience In This Era Of Mobile Transactional Banking

Enhancing long-term customer value has always been at the top of every banking executive’s priority list. However, the rules of convenient banking have changed. No longer does it mean having a branch near your home or office that is...
Need A Reason To Focus On Big Data? How About Five?

Need A Reason To Focus On Big Data? How About Five?

My credit card number has been stolen three times in three years. It seems like every time I memorize my number, someone else has as well. Luckily, my credit card company has a fraud forgiveness program and hasn’t held...
The Future Of Banking Depends On Data And How You Interpret It

The Future Of Banking Depends On Data And How You Interpret It

Your customers provide it. Your sales and customer service reps need it. Federal, state, and municipal governments require you to report on it. And your bank’s future depends on it. Do you know what it is? It’s data –...
Banks Turning From Bricks To Bytes

Banks Turning From Bricks To Bytes

Convenient banking used to mean having a branch near your home or work that was open during times you could get there. Now it means not having to go to a branch at all. Mobile banking lets people participate...
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The Key To Transformation Is Individualized Training

This past year, I decided to make some changes. I decided that I not only wanted to change my look, but transform it. Looking through fashion magazines and style Web sites got me part-way there. But translating those concepts...
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Financial Advisors Build Business With LinkedIn

Retail wealth management firms use software to enforce compliance in advisors using social media. For some it was a natural outgrowth of email compliance.