TRADE NEWS & PRODUCTS

July 2012

DOW JONES INDEXES ADDS THREE INDEXES

Book Cover ImageDow Jones Indexes has expanded their LSP Position Sizing Index family to include three new size-segment indexes: US Large-Cap 250 Index, US Mid-Cap 250 Index, and US Small-Cap 250 Index. The Dow Jones LSP Position Sizing Indexes are quantitative-strategy gauges based on a proprietary quantitative algorithm created by the risk-management research consulting firm LSP Partners. The new size-segment indexes supplement the Dow Jones LSP Position Sizing Equal Sector US Large-Cap 50 Index.

Additional information: www.djindexes.com/positionsizing, www.djindexes.com, www.ralphvince.com

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APP FOCUSES ON FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Book Cover ImageMarketShark is the first iOS app that focuses on providing investors with professional-grade insight into the underlying value of public companies using fundamental analysis. MarketShark helps investors discover companies that are undervalued and overvalued, and predicting future price movements. The app crunches data from company financial statements, analyzing info such as cash flow, dividends, capital financing, debt, assets, and earnings in a format designed for iOS devices. MarketShark displays information in reports that can be customized to the needs or preferences of any investor.

Additional information: www.revoctechnologies.com

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METATRADER 5 BLENDS WITH INTEGRAL FX GRID

Book Cover ImageMetaQuotes Software has integrated its MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform with FX Grid, a connectivity and trading network developed by Integral Development Corp. The brokers that use MetaTrader 5 get access to another liquidity platform in the forex market. The MetaTrader 5 connects to Integral through a gateway developed by MetaQuotes.

Additional information: www.metaquotes.net, www.integral.com

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WOLFRAM RELEASES SOFTWARE PLATFORM FOR FINANCE

Book Cover ImageThe newly launched Wolfram Finance Platform is a suite of technologies for software development that integrates computation, data analysis, visualization, and reporting, and promises to deliver a higher level of computational integrity, automated workflows, speed, accuracy, and effectiveness than previously. Known for being the computational power behind science and engineering with their Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha technologies, Wolfram Research focuses attention and expertise to accelerate computational workflows in finance.

Additional information: www.wolfram.com/finance-platform, www.wolfram.com

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NASDAQ AGREEMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS

Book Cover ImageThe NASDAQ OMX Group and the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) said that they have entered an agreement that extends their relationship for five more years. NASDAQ will continue to support the EGX trading platform, powered by OMX technology and based on OMX’s X-stream technology; in addition, NASDAQ has been selected as technology partner for the New Zealand market (NZX) and will deliver X-stream to power NZX’s trading platform. X-stream is a multi-asset system that complies with international standards and is capable of handling equities, commodities, debt, ETFs, futures, options, swaps, and derivatives on a single platform.

Book Cover ImageNASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions has launched Media Intelligence, an intuitive SaaS (software as a service) platform providing real-time media monitoring and analysis across the entire media spectrum of print, online, broadcast, and social media for public relations and investor relations professionals. Media Intelligence is a NASDAQ OMX technology software business dedicated to helping public and private companies minimize risk, maximize efficiency, and increase transparency through leading PR, IR and governance products.

Additional information: www.glidetechnologies.com/what-we-do/Pages/mediaintelligence.asp, www.nasdaqomx.com/services/corporatesolutions/, www.egx.com.eg/English/homepage.aspx, www.nzxgroup.com, https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com, www.nasdaq.com/indexes

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ATHENS, KOREA EXCHANGES COMMIT TO DUAL LISTING

Book Cover ImageThe Athens Exchange and the Korea Exchange have agreed to cooperate in the dual listing of companies on both exchanges. This agreement marked the first formal engagement between the two exchanges as well as the first sector-focused dual listing between the two countries.

Additional information: http://www.ase.gr/default_en.asp, http://eng.krx.co.kr/

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BLOG ON BROKER–DEALERS, INVESTMENT ADVISORS, PRIVATE FUNDS

Book Cover ImageThe law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd have launched a blog for broker–dealers, investment advisors, and private investment funds. “Compliance Corner” alerts clients and friends to current developments in federal, state, and Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA), securities regulation, litigation, and enforcement developments. The blog also provides compliance tips, legal summaries, and information about best practices.

Additional information: http://compliancecorner.wnj.com

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Originally published in the July 2012 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. All rights reserved. © Copyright 2012, Technical Analysis, Inc.


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