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Apple Just Revealed Lots More Info About the Apple Watch

We can learn a lot from the Apple Watch's developer guidelines Apple opened the floodgates for Apple Watch developers Tuesday when it made the smartwatch’s Software Development Kit available for the first time. But the SDK isn’t just for c.....»»

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Nielsen Ratings Could Become a Major Headache for Netflix

Streaming service may lose leverage if viewership data is widely known House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black are wildly popular hits that prove Netflix can make shows that compete with the best of cable programming…right? That’s been .....»»

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A Historical Argument Against Uber: Taxi Regulations Are There for a Reason

The author of a cultural history of the NYC taxi — a former cabbie himself — explains why he believes oversight is necessary New York taxis used to have a reputation for smelly cars, ripped seats and eccentric drivers. Today, New York cabs are nea.....»»

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The Surprising Reason Employers Want You to Save for Retirement

Companies have stepped up their game with better options and features. Still, savings lag. Employers have come a long way in terms of helping workers save for retirement. They have beefed up financial education efforts, embraced automatic savings feat.....»»

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Nearly Half of Liberia’s Workforce Is Out of a Job Since Ebola Crisis Began

Liberia is the hardest hit nation in the Ebola outbreak Nearly half of Liberia’s working population at the beginning of the Ebola crisis is no longer doing so, according to a new report released Wednesday. The West African nation has been the ha.....»»

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What Is Uber Really Doing With Your Data?

"I was tracking you" Uber has had a rocky few days. On Monday, it was revealed that the ride-sharing app’s senior vice president, Emil Michael proposed the idea of investigating critical journalists’ personal lives in order to dig up dirt .....»»

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Study Suggests Banking Industry Breeds Dishonesty

Bank industry culture “seems to make [employees] more dishonest,” a study author says Bank employees are more likely to exhibit dishonesty when discussing their jobs, a new study found. Researchers out of Switzerland tested employees from severa.....»»

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Yahoo Will Be Firefox’s Default Search Engine Until 2019

"Most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years" Yahoo and Mozilla have announced a strategic five-year partnership making Yahoo the default search engine for the Firefox browser, according to a Wednesday statement on Mozilla’s blog. The a.....»»

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Spotify Streams Will Soon Be Included on the Billboard Charts

1,500 streams will count as a sale Streams from music streaming services like Spotify will soon be included on the charts that rank music album sales. Billboard and Nielsen SoundScan will begin including streams in the rankings of the Billboard 200, t.....»»

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Amazon Vows To Run Its Cloud Entirely on Renewable Energy

It's a major commitment for the world's biggest cloud computing company Amazon on Wednesday vowed to run its cloud computing division completely on renewable energy, following in the footsteps of tech giants Apple, Google and Facebook in making a comp.....»»

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Old foreclosure debt coming back to haunt former homeowners

Thousands of former homeowners have gotten blindsided by debt collectors coming after them for old foreclosure debt on homes that they haven't lived in for years......»»

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5 best cities to grow older in

Out of 100 large metro areas, these five cities top the Milken's Institute's "Best Cities for Successful Aging" list based on access to health care, job opportunities, lifestyle factors and more......»»

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Justin Bieber"s childhood home is for sale

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SELLING POINTS: Brack Capital; Cignature Realty; Madison Realty Capital

●BRACK CAPITAL REAL ESTATE West village commercial building sells for $106M. Brack Capital Real Estate announced the closing of 627 Greenwich Street, a 12-story commercial building in the heart of Manhattan’s West Village, for $106 million. 627 Gr.....»»

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TD Bank to anchor office and retail at One Vanderbilt

SL Green Realty Corp. anounced that TD Bank has signed a long-term lease to become the office and retail anchor tenant at One Vanderbilt, SL Green’s proposed tower adjacent to Grand Central Terminal in Midtown. TD Bank will occupy 20,000 s/f of One Vand.....»»

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One World Trade Center adds advertising co. in leasing route

The Durst Organization has signed xAd, one of the world’s most successful, location-focused mobile advertising companies, to a ten-year, 43,849 s/f lease encompassing the entire 60th floor of One World Trade Center. xAd, whose mobile advertising technol.....»»

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Office suites company now open at 1WTC

Servcorp, an executive suites and virtual office provider, has begun pre-leasing space at its newest Manhattan location at One World Trade Center. It signed its first deal with an international entrepreneur for an office with north facing views. Servcorp .....»»

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MTA’s Graybar expansion

SL Green Realty Corp announced that Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company has expanded at 420 Lexington Avenue (aka The Graybar Building) signing a 20-year lease covering 30,254 s/f. The new lease increases Metro-North’s total occupancy to 296,257 s/f. .....»»

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Mitsui tenant roster growing

Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc., the U.S. operations of Japan’s largest real estate company has signed two more leases at 1251 Avenue of the Americas. Law firm Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, will occupy 45,400 s/f in a deal arranged by Savills Studley’s Davi.....»»

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World WIde Group founder Victor Elmaleh dead at 95

World WIde Group founder Victor Elmaleh dead at 95.....»»

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Brokers view 515 E72 penthouse

Photos by Richard Lewin Executives from across the brokerage community turned out  to celebrate the release of The Penthouse at 515 East 72, a full-floor, 5,419-square-foot home with floor-to-ceiling windows, two terraces totaling 3,461 square feet, an.....»»

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Sales launch at Sorgente Group’s 60 White

Photos by Patrick McMullan Sales launched at 60 White in Tribeca, the latest project developed and designed by Veronica Mainetti, president of Sorgente Group of America. Hosted by Frances Katzen, Douglas Elliman, and Veronica Mainetti, the exclusive la.....»»

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Joan’s Legacy gala raises $1.4 million

Joan’s Legacy: Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC) marked its 12th year of funding innovative lung cancer research by raising more than $1.4 million at its signature gala event, the “Strolling Supper with Blues and News.” On Wednesday, November 12, .....»»

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Staying Ahead of the Burbank Market with Maximum Exposure and Up-to-Date, Accurate Listings

Brad Korb, broker/owner of The Brad Korb Real Estate Group in Burbank, Calif., uses Zillow to stay on top in his local market. As both a Zillow Premier Agent and a Zillow Pro for Brokers partner, Korb’s agents benefit from immense exposure in the Burban.....»»

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Cablevision: Fortunate Son

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5 key points about Iran nuclear talks

5 key points about Iran nuclear talks.....»»

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Grand Theft Auto V: Is It Pushing the Limits?

Grand Theft Auto V: Is It Pushing the Limits?.....»»

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Inside the Minutes From the FOMC"s October Meeting

Inside the Minutes From the FOMC"s October Meeting.....»»

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Sting: Taylor Swift Is Adding to the Streaming Debate

Sting: Taylor Swift Is Adding to the Streaming Debate.....»»

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European telecoms should consolidate

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Uber Exec Commented at Table Full of Journalists: Lacy

Uber Exec Commented at Table Full of Journalists: Lacy.....»»

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I Used Uber’s Ride Sharing App Until Recently: Lacy

I Used Uber’s Ride Sharing App Until Recently: Lacy.....»»

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Cablevision: Fortunate Son

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Pressures mount on banking profits

Pressures mount on banking profits.....»»

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Unpicking the pub beer tie

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Steve Wozniak: Change Comes Quickly in Tech Industry

Steve Wozniak: Change Comes Quickly in Tech Industry.....»»

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South Korea"s online sports stars

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Reforming South Korea"s chaebol

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John Heilemann on GOP Boys Club: "This Is a Big Problem"

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Mark Halperin: Look Out for Bruce Rauner

Mark Halperin: Look Out for Bruce Rauner.....»»

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John Heilemann: Bobby Jindal "Is Nowhere"

John Heilemann: Bobby Jindal "Is Nowhere".....»»

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Mark Halperin: Better to Be Optimistic Than Pessimistic

Mark Halperin: Better to Be Optimistic Than Pessimistic.....»»

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KnCMiner to Launch the Next Generation Bitcoin ASICs in early 2015

In an announcement cryptocurrency mining hardware designer KnCMiner says that it will be launching its next generation Bitcoin ASICs in early 2015 which according to the company will be catering the requirements from advanced Bitcoin miners. The Swedish c.....»»

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Cryptocurrency Trading News: Bitcoin, Litecoin Advancing Cautiously

ForexMinute.com – Last 24 hours in the cryptocurrency market have been strictly average as all the major coins are either trending sideways or in the downward direction. Excluding Bitcoin, Litecoin and Darkcoin, almost every other top cryptocurrency has.....»»

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GoUrl.IO Offers Opportunities to Earn Digital Currencies Conveniently

GoUrl.IO Offers Opportunities to Earn Digital Currencies Conveniently.....»»

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BitPay Announces its Annual Bitcoin Black Friday

ForexMinute.com – One of the largest global bitcoin payment processor BitPay recently announced November 28th to be the date of its annual Bitcoin Black Friday event, and further asked merchants to list their deals on a special domain, named BitCoinBlac.....»»

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Bitcoin might just be the solution for Futuristic Businesses Says PenTech CEO

PenTech, an Internet marketing and plethora of other services providers, recently announced that his organization started accepting Bitcoin. ForexMinute was the first news portal to report the announcement and to provide the complete coverage to what prom.....»»

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EUR/USD Jittery after the FOMC Meeting Minutes

Today, the main fundamental factor for the USD was the release of the FOMC Meeting Minutes recorded during the Oct. 28-29 monetary policy meeting. The didn't have any pronounced change in tone, but there is a slight shift towards more cautious language. T.....»»

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US Stocks Rise, Pharma Companies Rally

US stocks climbed on Tuesday with pharmaceutical and medical equipment stocks being some of the largest gainers. The S&P rose to a record high after receiving a boost from healthcare with the acquisition of Allergan by Actavis triggering bullish analyst &.....»»

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Gold Prices Rise to Near 3-week High

Gold prices neared a three-week high as the dollar softened against the euro because of the better than expected economic data from Germany. Spot gold rose 0.6% at $1,193.60 per ounce after it reached the highest since October 30 at … Continue readi.....»»

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Oil Slips on Rise in Crude Inventory

Prices of oil slipped after data from the US Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration indicated that crude supplies had risen unexpectedly by 2.6 million barrels the past week. As reported by CNBC, US crude dropped 52 cents at $74.09 .....»»

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US Stocks Drop Ahead of Fed Minutes

US stocks declined Wednesday; just a day after the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs with investors waiting to hear from the Federal Reserve and after the data indicated the housing market regaining traction. The Fed is … Continue reading &.....»»

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Target"s Q3 Results Support An "Incrementally Bullish" Case, Says Brian Sozzi

Following Target Corporation's (NYSE: TGT) third-quarter results on Wednesday, retail analyst Brian Sozzi of Belus Capital Advisors commented on the company's results. "While we have remained neutral to bearish on the stock for most of 2014, the.....»»

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PetSmart Up 3% Following Earnings Beat

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) beat third-quarter earnings expectations Tuesday but delivered an outlook below expectations. The Phoenix-based company said its review of strategic alternatives continues and it touted a previously announced plan to cut an.....»»

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Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Lower; Lowe"s Profit Beats Street View

Following the market opening Wednesday, the Dow traded down 0.23 percent to 17,646.46 while the NASDAQ dipped 0.68 percent to 4,670.42. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.37 percent to 2,044.29. Leading and Lagging Sectors Non-cyclical consumer goods & ser.....»»

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Lowe"s Conference Call Highlights: Optimism Over Housing Market Continues

Following Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: L) third-quarter results which were reported on Wednesday morning, the company hosted a conference call to discuss its quarter and future outlook. Q3 In Review As optimism over the housing market continued.....»»

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Jack In The Box Conference Call Highlights

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) reported its fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday. Shares of the company are up 3 percent. Below are some key highlights form its conference call. • Jack in the Box reported another solid quarter yesterday, better than .....»»

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PetSmart Conference Call Highlights

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) reported its fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday. Shares of the company are up 6 percent. Below are some key highlights form tis conference call. Performance Highlights: • Comp store sales were flat with average ticket incre.....»»

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Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Constellium Drops On Downbeat Earnings; Stage Stores Shares Jump

Toward the end of trading Wednesday, the Dow traded down 0.21 percent to 17,651.05 while the NASDAQ dipped 0.60 percent to 4,674.29. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.32 percent to 2,045.28. Leading and Lagging Sectors Energy shares jumped by 0.44 percent.....»»

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Analysts Like Jacobs Engineering"s FY15 Prospects

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE: JEC) will see solid demand in 2015 from its energy and chemicals segment customers, while benefits of a recent restructuring kick in, an analyst said Wednesday. Sterne Agee's Michael S. Dudas maintained a Buy rati.....»»

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Keurig Green Mountain Beats Q4 Estimates

Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced Wednesday its financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and beat analyst estimates. Revenue came in at $1.2 billion, above estimates of $1.16 billion and above the $1.047 reported in the year.....»»

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Salesforce.com Beats Q3 Views, Outlook Disappoints

Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRM) beat expectations for the recent third quarter Wednesday, but offered disappointing outlook for revenue growth. The San Francisco cloud-based marketing services company fell more than 4 percent in the extended session re.....»»

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Target Conference Call Highlights

Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) reported its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday. Shares of the company are up 7 percent. Below are some key highlights from its conference call. Performance Highlights: • Our adjusted earnings per share of $0.54 was bett.....»»

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Staples Conference Call Highlights

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday. Shares of the company are up 9 percent. Below are some key highlights from its conference call. Performance Highlights: • We are focused on three key priorities: investing i.....»»

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Williams-Sonoma Beats Q3 Estimates, Shares Rise

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) announced operating results Wednesday for the third fiscal quarter ended November 2, 2014. Net revenues grew 8.7 percent to $1.143 billion, above estimates of $1.12 billion and the $1.052 billion reported in Q3 2013. Op.....»»

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Markets Little Changed After Release Of Fed Minutes

U.S. stocks ended Wednesday's trading session little changed after Fed officials expressed an ongoing concern that inflation may remain at low levels for some time despite efforts to boost the economy, according to October's FOMC minutes. &ldquo.....»»

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Data sharing platform unites banks against cyber crime

Big banks unite behind cyber security information sharing platform that could change the way cyber crime is combated.....»»

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Risk Italia Rankings 2014

Italy’s economy may be struggling to generate any growth this year, but the picture for asset prices – at least until October’s global market wobbles – has been surprisingly positive......»»

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Risk Italia survey 2014: Regulation brings clearing to the fore

There are two clear messages from Risk Italia’s 2014 survey. First, market participants are expecting profound effects on Italy’s derivatives markets from the imminent introduction of over-the-counter swaps clearing. Second, most respondents consider .....»»

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The Journal of Network Theory in Finance Online First

The Journal of Network Theory in Finance Online First.....»»

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EC weighing response to new frontloading fears

EC is discussing issues raised by the new threshold-based approach to clearing. Dealers have described it as a "huge problem".....»»

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EC challenged to adopt Basel method for AIFMD leverage

Aima is finalising a representation to the European Commission that proposes replacing gross and commitment methods of calculating leverage in AIFs with the approach adopted by the Basel Committee.....»»

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Koris platform brings transparency to European ETFs

Koris International has launched an online platform that tracks the replication quality of European ETFs, allowing users to compare different funds and measure individual replication quality.....»»

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Client-understanding adds up for State Street

Thirty years of experience in developing solutions for the insurance industry and activity in over a hundred markets has made for a successful year for State Street.....»»

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CPI swap helps RBS to rates and inflation win

RBS wins the 2014 award for best bank in rates and inflation for its contribution to the development of a market in CPI swaps, its work on LPI hedging and the restructuring of hedges for guaranteed minimum pensions.....»»

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BNP Paribas rewarded for new-generation ILS

The speed of new capital flowing into the insurance-linked securities market is making deals possible that are increasingly close to traditional reinsurance, according to award-winner BNP Paribas.....»»

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Technology"s impact on Sefs keeps growing, say Sefcon delegates

Executives from Pimco, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley among others discussed the impact of technology on swap execution facilities in their first year and what to expect going forward.....»»

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Modular offerings secure double win for Moody"s

A modular and flexible approach has been critical to the success of Moody's Analytics in two categories of the Insurance Risk Awards: best Solvency II solution and best data management solution.....»»

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Cascade of regulation falls nicely for KPMG

The sheer volume of capital and risk management regulation can hold firms back if they fail to accommodate changes effectively. Many have turned for help to this year's award winning consultancy - KPMG.....»»

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MassMutual"s Ward named CRO of the year

Chief risk officers must help the business understand the risks they face rather than exercise a right of veto, says Elizabeth Ward, our CRO of the year.....»»

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Invoke champions usability with Pillar III solution

Invoke, winner of our award for best regulatory reporting solution, wants to help clients by simplifying the process of reporting in XBRL.....»»

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IBM praised for front-office value

Helping clients to treat risk management as a source of value to the business rather than a compliance exercise is central to the approach of IBM, winner of our award for best risk engine.....»»

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Milliman prospers thanks to cloud technology

A year ago the first question of insurers about cloud technology would concern security, says award-winner Milliman, but that view is changing rapidly.....»»

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Conning"s flexible approach wins best ESG award

Conning wins the award for best economic scenario generator this year for its offering, which captures low yield scenarios and is both flexible and easy to use.....»»

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Deal of the year: BT swap ‘the way forward" for longevity risk

Insurance Risk's deal of the year - BT's longevity reinsurance transaction - proved that corporates can access the reinsurance market directly and was key in securing our reinsurer of the year award for Prudential Financial.....»»

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Nomura innovates with contingent collateral facility

Winner of the Insurance Risk award for innovation of the year - Nomura - has put together a range of options to mitigate contingent liquidity risk, culminating in a solution that can be compared to a repo market of last resort.....»»

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Change brings opportunity for SG - winner of best bank

Low interest rates and the burden of regulatory change are transforming the business of Societe Generale's insurance clients. The firm's work on credit risk and longevity risk, in particular, carries it to the top bank prize in this year's awards.....»»

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L&G capitalises on bank retrenchment

Legal & General wins Insurance Risk's 2014 award for insurer of the year for the firms advanced thinking on liquidity risk and bold push into direct lending.....»»

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"Revolving door" has one-way flow from regulation to industry

According to new data, financial regulators appear to serve as ‘schools’ for professionals to move on to industry, raising more questions about the integrity of regulation because of the ‘revolving door’.....»»

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Top 10 op risks: cyber risk

The first in our series of top 10 op risks for 2015 looks at cyber risk and business disruption. Recent high-profile system failures show the limitations of standard IT recovery plans.....»»

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An ever-increasing desire for ETFs

The ETF Risk European survey has revealed an increase in holdings of ETFs over the past year by more than 40% of respondents – and more than half expect to further increase these holdings over the next 12 months. This is all good news from an investor b.....»»

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Pensions keen to maintain hedge fund allocation

Pension funds will maintain or up allocations in vote of confidence for hedge funds, says Investor Analytics, despite the Calpers’s exit from the sector.....»»

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CFTC’s Giancarlo slams automatic cut to dealer threshold

Republican commissioner Chris Giancarlo is calling for the CFTC to hold a "proper vote" and seek industry input before de minimis threshold is slashed from $8 billion to $3 billion in 2017.....»»

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Back-testing expected shortfall

The discovery that expected shortfall (ES) is not elicitable propagated the belief that it could not be back-tested and aroused a number of criticisms of the Basel Committee’s adoption of ES over value-at-risk. In this article, Carlo Acerbi and Balázs .....»»

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Pimco builds on cornerstone of quality execution

Pimco wins in the category for best asset manager at the Insurance Risk Awards for its work on optimising portfolios for Solvency II and its outstanding trading execution.....»»

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Thirty firms placed under FX ‘remediation programme’

Group of 10 (G-10) forex spot desks placed under supervisory watch by FCA as industry tries to clean up its act.....»»

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Narrow asset classes constraining managers

Liberating an investment strategy from asset class constraints can position a portfolio to reap the rewards from volatile and illiquid markets.....»»

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