Archive for: January, 2010
Elizabeth Lumley - Finextra - London | 27/01/2010 | 2442 views
When the, then, chairman of JP Morgan ask his risk department to "give me a daily report on our risk exposure" in the late 80s, little did he know that the bank would be responsbile for changing the way risk is measured and preceived across the industry.
JP Morgan's RiskMetrics introduced Value-at-Risk, historical simulation, variance and covarian...
Tags: Risk & regulation
Elizabeth Lumley - Finextra - London | 21/01/2010 | 2252 views | 4 comments
I'm going out on a bit of a limb here, but here goes.
I was walking past the RBS building on Bishopsgate after leaving the Deutsche Bank press event. (they plan on becoming the number one payments clearer for mobile money providers - but more on that on FinextraLive later.)
A handful of hardy souls 'Youth Votes for Jobs' (I am sorry if I got it w...
Elizabeth Lumley - Finextra - London | 20/01/2010 | 2422 views | 1 comment
Those of you Twitters out there may be experiencing a slow Twitter day. No, it is not due to old Teddy Kennedy turning in his grave (I'll spare the Finextra Community my views on that one).
But it seems Bill Gates joined Twitter last night...and broke it.
Or it was just the too many Whales ...not as much fun.
Elizabeth Lumley - Finextra - London | 18/01/2010 | 1716 views
Well, today is, officially, the most miserable day of the year - the third Monday in January.
However, it is Martin Luther King Jr. Day for those in the US. And for those of us working in London, today is the first real day back to work where we didn't have to slush through snow, suffer through train delays or fall down stairs in public (don't ask...
Elizabeth Lumley - Finextra - London | 05/01/2010 | 8010 views
The latest re-organisation of Dow Jones by Murdoch's News Corp. did not leave a place for market data veteran Clare Hart.
Management reshuffles are nothing new in any industry. A press release is issued with the top brass thanking the departing exec for 'all their years of service' and contribution to the growth of the company -yada yada yada...
Tags: Dealing rooms, Trade executionGroup: Women in Technology