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IBM Moves to Deliver Cyber Security to Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – According to IBM’s 2014 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly, the financial services industry offers hackers significant potential payoff, accounting for over 20% of all security incidents. “ACE IT Solutions has partnered with IBM to provide security services that […]

Hedge Fund Manager Funds Anti-Keystone XL Advertising “Sucker Punch”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund manager that signed the Giving Pledge with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates is attacking the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans. The State Department “reported no major environmental objections” to the proposed $7 billion pipeline on Friday, the AP reports. “Our efforts to […]

California Hedge Fund Invests $50 Million In Snapchat

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – California-based hedge fund Coatue Management has invested $50 million in Snapchat, the photo messaging application developed by Stanford University students Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy. The hedge fund is run by brothers Phillipe and Thomas Laffont, who recently released incorporation documents suggesting Snapchat may […]

Hedge Fund Investing: The SEC Roundtable On Proxy Advisors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC over the weekend announced the agenda and panelists for its December 5 staff roundtable on the use of proxy advisory firm services by institutional investors and hedge fund investment advisers. The roundtable panelists are: […]

Galleon Hedge Fund: California Techie to Pay $60,000 To Settle SEC Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Another tech employee at a Silicon Valley-based semiconductor company has been charged for his role tipping nonpublic information used in connection with Raj Rajaratnam’s massive insider trading scheme. The SEC alleges that Sam Miri, who worked […]

Hedge Fund Mergers And Acquisitions: GAIN Capital Completes Acquisition of GFT

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  Hedge fund resource provider GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., has completed the acquisition of Global Futures & Forex, LTD (“GFT”). “The acquisition of GFT will yield numerous benefits for our clients, partners and shareholders,” said Glenn Stevens, Chief […]

Hedge Fund Compliance Technology Spending Is On The Rise

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – It seems hedge funds are wiling to spend more these days in an effort to avoid regulatory pitfalls. Compliance technology spending is likely to grow by 35% from 2012 to 2015, according to a new study […]

HedgeCo Networks Hires Senior TradeStation Technologist to Boost Technology Team

HedgeCo (West Palm Beach) – HedgeCo Networks named Chris Evans, former VP of Product Stategy at TradeStation, as Director of Systems Engineering at HedgeCo. Mr. Evans is joining the West Palm Beach office and will be focusing on HedgeCo’s new […]

Conifer Launches Cloud-Based Hedge Fund PF Solution

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund administrator The Conifer Group LLC, has launched a cloud-based Form PF solution. The technology will allow Conifer’s fund administration clients and other funds to complete, file and revise Form PF, an in-depth document which […]

Risk-AI and BarclayHedge Launch Hedge Fund App

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Risk-AI and BarclayHedge have collaborated to produce the first hedge fund risk application for the iPad. The new application allows users of Risk-AI’s Transparency Analytics software to view data and analysis wherever they can use their iPad. […]

WSJ Launches App for iPhone and iPad

Press Release – The WSJ has launched a universal app for both iPad and iPhone, available for download in the iTunes store, with a subscription. “The new Wall Street Journal app is now in the company of our first universal app, WSJ […]

Hedge Fund Founder Sponsors Free Science Repository ArXiv For Five Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – James Simons, the founder of hedge fund Renaissance Technologies and his wife Marilyn Simons, both Ph.Ds, have decided to fund open access scientific repository arXiv through an operating grant from the Simons Foundation. The arXiv preprint server at […]

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