January 7, 2017

Risk USA 2016 – Risk Data Challenges & Big Data Platform Solution

It was nice meeting great people at Risk USA – 2016 in New York. It was a good learning experience presenting – “Challenges of managing Risk […]
October 6, 2015

Derivatives Analytics on Big Data Platform

The evolution of Big Data has given us the next generation computing platform. It features distributed parallel computing that scales unlimited with built-in fault-tolerance. The big […]
September 30, 2014

My Book “Managing Derivatives Contracts” Released

My book “Managing Derivatives Contracts: A Guide to Derivatives Market Structure, Contract Life Cycle, Operations, and Systems” is just released. This is the only book in […]
April 4, 2013

What is Factored Notional

When CDX is initiated it includes a set of reference entities (constituents or names) and notional amount which is a total protection. Each underlying name has […]
February 6, 2012

Series on Derivatives Software System

I have started writing some introductory topics to help understand derivative software system from a systems point of view. I have started off with introductory topic […]
January 15, 2012

2011 Risk Magazine Technology Rankings are out

As every year, for 2011, Risk magazine has released technolgoy rankings of derivatives and risk management products. Accordings to Risk magazine, it received 821 valid responses […]
April 18, 2011

What is new in FIX Protocol 5.0

The FIX 5.0 is the response to the growing needs of financial institutions. The FIX version 5.0 enhancements address the following key needs of industry. PROTOCOL […]
February 1, 2011

Credit Default Swaps – The Big Picture

I recently posted my “Credit Default Swaps – The Big Picture” presentation for download. It was prepared to introduce Credit Default Swap instruments and various high […]
January 12, 2011

“LeadMyGoals” coverage on TV Channels

Good news!! I am happy that LeadMyGoals is being picked up by TV channels. Here are couple of new items. Hoping for more with upcoming all […]
August 19, 2010

Solution to random error – “Column does not belong to table

It has been pretty painful investigating this weird problem – “Column <ColumnName> does not belong to table Table” even though we have this column in the […]
February 25, 2010

Bloomberg Open Symbology – BSYM (Bloomberg open sources its Security Identifier Universe)

A while ago, Bloomberg announced that it is making its proprietary security codes public (http://bsym.bloomberg.com/sym/). I received couple of emails asking what that means. Many news […]
September 24, 2009

Fixed Income Market Analysis

FIXED INCOME MARKET ANALYSIS 4 Full Days Comprehensive course on Fixed Income Markets. This course is designed for professionals working in Capital Markets Technology and related […]