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Media Intelligence and PR Spend Up 3 Percent To $2.2 Billion

Burton-Taylor International Consulting, best known for their reports on market data and comparison rankings of Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, have published their second annual ranking  on social media. It shows social media demand up over 20 percent. HootSuite & Radian6 … Continue reading

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Michael Lewis Flash Boys Impact Finance Stocks — KBW

KBW analysts have published a report focusing on the potential fallout on capital markets and market structure stocks from any changes in the current regulatory environment following the increased focus on high frequency trading (HFT) and payment for order flow … Continue reading

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American Financial Institutions Nudget Into Positive Trust Territory

 Thomson Reuters has announced the latest results of its proprietary TRust Index, showing that first-quarter 2014 trust sentiment in the Top 50 Global Financial institutions as a whole remained steady, but negative.  However, institutions from the Americas started the year … Continue reading

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NCR Made 9 worst CEO list too

7. Bill Nuti Company: NCRCEO rating: 39%Company rating: 2.5Years as CEO: 9Number of employees: 29,300 NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR), based in Duluth, Ga., produces ATM machine technology, bar code scanners and other devices used in the sales process. While the … Continue reading

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Fiserv CEO Ranks Among 9 Worst

8. Jeffrey Yabuki Company: FiservCEO rating: 39%Company rating: 2.5Years as CEO: 9Number of employees: 21,000from HuffpostEmployees of Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), which sells information technology and e-commerce products, were resentful of layoffs due to frequent M&A activity. The company has … Continue reading

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Europe’s Largest Sharia’a-Compliant Bank Chooses ClusterSeven

The Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME) has selected ClusterSeven for its enterprise spreadsheet management to provide controls for its key business spreadsheets and the data they manage. BLME, an independent UK, wholesale bank based in London, is … Continue reading

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Customer centricity in banking moving to the forefront

By Tom Groenfeldt Customer centricity is moving from a banking industry buzzword to reality as bankers turn to important new technologies, such as big data and real-time customer analytics, to improve the customer experience. A 2013 survey by Bloomberg Businessweek … Continue reading

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Making Money From Risk Management Information

Risk groups produce tons of pertinent information that can be used by portfolio managers to generate superior returns, says a recent report from Woodbine Associates.  Yet, because risk management is often viewed purely for control or regulatory purposes, a lot … Continue reading

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Monitoring Hurricane Risk And Assessing Damage From A Desktop

Although it is unlikely anyone at Wall Street Network (WSN) would say so publicly, this year’s hurricane season must be something of a disappointment. The company has developed a sophisticated application that predicts hurricane threats, shows areas and buildings at … Continue reading

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Waratek Launches JSleep For Java Servers At Gartner Today

Fresh from being named the top global innovator at SWIFT’s Innotribe event in Dubai, Waratek is heading to the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Florida today with a new announcement — JSleep for enterprise Java servers. “JSleep works like closing the lid … Continue reading

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