Thursday, 7 May 2015
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Aug 8 2011 | 11:24am ET
Amidst one of the wilders days for the market in recent memory, Goldman Sachs' prime brokerage had a rather unwelcome message for some of its clients.
Traders on Friday were greeted by an error message on Friday telling them, "due to unexpected trade processing delays, we are experiencing custody reporting delays." Goldman Sachs told Business Insider that the problem was not within its prime brokerage but with client execution data.
The bank said that larger hedge funds were not affected, and that it was primarily smaller market-makers who took the hit.
Still, the cryptic message sent some clients scrambling for other brokers, while others complained that the issue was making it impossible for them to trade—and that Goldman was doing little to assuage them.
"We're not even 100% sure what are positions are, so we don't know what to buy or sell," one told BI. Another complained, "they are telling us nothing. No ETA for when we can know where we stand."
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…