Gary Vasey - Author Archive

A Slow Summer for News and Deals?

Is it me or has this been a very slow summer? There hasn’t been much news coming out from the vendors or anywhere else to be honest and the only news that has been interesting has been the in and outs of the various banks and the threats and promise... continue reading

CFTC requests input on HFT

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced on September 9 that it was seeking comment on the regulatory framework affecting high-frequency trading. Any changes that the government agency makes could have implications for derivatives regulations and also the guidelines that affect the trades of other financial instruments. This comes as... continue reading

Brady Posts Adj. Pre-tax Loss In H1, Says Business At Slow Pace; Stock Down

Shares of Brady Plc (BRY.L) declined around 13 percent in the morning trade after the provider of risk management and settlement solutions reported Monday an adjusted pre-tax loss in its first half and a sharp decline in adjusted EBITDA, a key earnings metric. The company said its business has been... continue reading

Brady shares dive on slowing demand

A slowdown on decision making in the commodities and energy sectors has forced Cambridge risk management technology business Brady plc to trim back its full year revenue expectations – sending the UK share price 17.24 per cent (12.50p) lower to 60p on early trading. The Science Park software specialist said... continue reading

Agiboo Launch Short Video Preview of Agiblocks

Agiboo has launched a short video to introduce prospective buyers to its new Agiblocks CTRM software. The Agiblocks software is highly modular and developed on state of the art technologies to provide a completely web-enabled CTRM solution according to Agiboo.... continue reading

23% Growth in Revenue for Brady

London, 9 September 2013 Brady plc, a leading global supplier of trading, risk management and settlement solutions to the metals, recycling, energy and soft commodities sectors, announces its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2013. The main financial highlights of the first half of this year compared... continue reading

Horse trading 2.0: Information is a valued commodity

Back in the day, for many American Indian tribes of the Great Plains, the horse was the commodity of choice. Not only did the animal serve well in times of war with European invaders and later the United States, during raids of competing tribes and in enabling trade with various... continue reading

CTRMCenter Social Networking

Do you want to stay up to speed with CTRMCenter news and posts? Would you like to join in the discussion? Would you like to be the first to know? Well, here is how… Twitter You can find us on Twitter and you can just click the follow button to... continue reading

capSpire Recognized as Fastest Growing Private Company in Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 capSpire, a global consulting and solutions company serving the energy industry, announced today the firm has been ranked by Inc. Magazine on the exclusive Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. The list represents the most comprehensive look... continue reading

Prague power bourse launches ECC clearing for trades

The Prague-based Power Exchange Central Europe launched new settlement services through Germany’s European Commodity Clearing on Monday, a move officials said would cut costs for bourse members and lower margin limits. The deal announced last October gives ECC, a subsidiary of Leipzig-based European Energy Exchange, a foothold in the east... continue reading

Why commodity markets are in for a rude awakening

Have you ever played Pit? You can think of it as the commodity markets version of Monopoly (only, it’s much more fast-paced). The aim of every Pit player is to be the first to corner the market in one of a number of commodities. The game is a riot, but... continue reading

BKW Energie goes live on second phase of Allegro ETRM

Allegro Development Corporation, a leading provider of energy trading and risk management (ETRM) software, announced today that BKW Energie AG (BKW) completed the second phase of implementation of the Allegro 8 platform. Allegro partnered with Opportune LLP to deploy the solution which will manage BKW’s natural gas, coal and oil... continue reading

capSpire Announces New Allegro Platform Service Offering

Fayetteville, AR; Tulsa, OK; Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 capSpire, a global consulting and solutions company, announces a new service offering focused on assisting clients with the Allegro commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) software platform. capSpire will leverage their deep domain knowledge around commodity trading and risk solutions... continue reading

CFTC Said Near Releasing Plans for Regulating High-Speed Trading

By Silla Brush – Aug 23, 2013 12:01 AM ET The top U.S. derivatives regulator is poised to announce a range of potential methods for overseeing automated and high-frequency trading, according to four people with knowledge of the matter. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s four members are within days of... continue reading

AgiBoo Announce Availability of AgiBlocks v.3

Agiboo is proud to announce the release of the latest version of our revolutionary Commodity Trade and Risk Management solution ‘Agiblocks’. This latest release will offer complete support for all commodity trade and risk management activities. Manage complex deliveries and transports with a single touch through our extensive Logistics support.... continue reading

New Enhancement Packages for SAP® Business Suite Consolidate Innovations for Customers

WALLDORF, Germany, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new set of enhancement packages for SAP® Business Suite applications. As a follow-up to the general availability of SAP Business Suite powered by the SAP HANA® platform, announced at SAPPHIRE® NOW in 2013, the new enhancement... continue reading