A Simple Explanation of How Shares Move Around the Securities Settlement System

A very useful Article on Securities Settlement Process

Richard Gendal Brown

I explained here how money moves around the banking system and how the Bitcoin system causes us to revisit our assumptions about what a payment system must look like. In this post, I turn my attention to securities settlement: if I sell some shares to you, how do they actually move from my account to yours? What is actually “moving”? What do I mean by “account”? Who is involved? What are the moving parts? 

I have argued for some time that the Bitcoin system is best regarded as a global, decentralized asset register and that some of the assets it could register, track and transfer could be securities (stocks and bonds). In this post, I go back to basics to explain what actually happens behind the scenes today and use that to think through the implications should schemes such as ColoredCoins.org or MasterCoin gain traction. I’ve discussed these systems…

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Runners Knee – Strengthen your hips


http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1” target=”_blank”>Runners Knee Exercises




Top 10 things that one should avoid in OSB

Summed it up pretty nicely… generally all this information is never available in such a clear and concise manner.

Oracle Fusion Middleware Blog

As a code reviewer I have reviewed number of OSB projects. In most of the projects, I have seen some common mistakes repeated which push me to write this blog.

Top 10 things that one should avoid in OSB 


DON’T try to develop your entire solution only on OSB: OSB is not alone it’s a part of Oracle SOA Suite, though it’s a general misconception since it’s available as a separate installer through OTN. Some Project makes this very fundamental mistake by developing their entire solution on OSB. They try to create everything from Error Handler, to asynchronous transactions, to Retry Logic in OSB resulting in a BIG CHAOS.
OSB is an ESB product it should be only use to develop ESB components.


DON’T design statefull transactions within OSB: OSB is a stateless product it’s not design to handle state-full transactions. For state-full transaction one should use…

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