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2014-07-31 12:33:04

Technology features advanced analytics for measuring and managing IT and cybersecurity risk SPOKANE, Wash., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CXOWARE, a cybersecurity risk analysis solutions provider, today announced the release of RiskCalibrator 2.0. Built from the proven flagship solution RiskCalibrator, this updated software platform boasts advanced features including powerful "what if" analysis, root cause analysis, and issue management. "Cybersecurity is one of the top issues discussed in...

2014-07-24 08:42:48

MidCountry Financial will leverage MetricStream's integrated GRC platform and solution for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Internal Audit, and Compliance Management PALO ALTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading diversified financial services provider, MidCountry Financial Corp., has selected MetricStream to enhance its risk management and strengthen regulatory compliance and audit management across the enterprise. MetricStream's integrated GRC solution will help...

2014-07-22 08:26:40

Market Research Tool FUNDIQ Covers Five Broad Categories from Portfolio and Sponsor Risk to Advisor, Shareholder and Systemic Risk NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to help maximize risk-adjusted performance, BNY Mellon's Global Collateral Services business today announced the addition of FundIQ®, a third party market research and analytical tool to benchmark performance and areas of risk for institutional prime money market mutual funds. Through BNY Mellon's new service,...

2014-07-18 23:00:26

FinBuddy, a new free IOS app, represents a real breakthrough for investors - Investment intelligence, collaboration tools and actionable information all delivered in seconds to the iPhone. Not surprisingly, the early feedback from users has been overwhelmingly positive. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Is it possible to see the quality of an investor portfolio or simple stock analysis in seconds? Yes, now it is. Enter FinBuddy, the new free IOS app that helps self-directed investors...

2014-07-15 12:23:36

AKRON, Ohio, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable September 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's...

2014-05-07 16:29:56

Need for Greater Alignment with Strategy Identified NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large financial institutions are continuing to make important strides in increasing recognition of operational risk among the Board and C-level executives. However, there are opportunities for improving operational risk management's (ORM) alignment with business...

2014-04-21 08:21:49

AKRON, Ohio, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 2 in Shippingport, Pa., shut down at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, for scheduled refueling and maintenance. While the unit is off line, one-third of the reactor's 157 fuel assemblies will be replaced and numerous safety inspections will be conducted, including inspections of the unit's reactor...

2014-04-10 16:12:47

Your financial advisor calls you up to suggest a new investment scheme. Drawing on 20 years of data, he has set his computer to work on this question: If you had invested according to this scheme in the past, which portfolio would have been the best? His computer assembled thousands of such simulated portfolios and calculated for each one an industry-standard measure of return on risk. Out of this gargantuan calculation, your advisor has chosen the optimal portfolio. After briefly reminding...

2014-04-10 14:42:23

The willingness of decision makers to take risks increases when they play games of chance with money won earlier. Risk taking also rises when they have the opportunity to compensate for earlier losses by breaking even. This outcome was demonstrated by Dr. Kaisa Hytönen, a Finnish Aalto University researcher in neurofinance, together with her international colleagues. There are frequently various linkages between financial decisions: the circumstances accompanying the decision are...

2014-03-25 08:23:11

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedging EM risks? Think gold, one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold can be used by investors to mitigate systemic risks, act as a cost-effective currency hedge and reduce tail risks in emerging markets. Over the past decade, the paper notes, investors have profited from exposure to emerging markets, owing to their strong economic growth, favourable demographics and industry deregulation. However...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.