2012 Review: Markets, Vendors Seek Pursuit of ‘App-iness’


The financial markets took a leaf from the consumer markets’ playbook this year, as data providers realized the value of App Store-like models to augment their own products with third-party services, allowing them to offer a more comprehensive and “sticky” product to users without having to develop or omit tools in which they are not experts.

In fact, SuperDerivatives, the latest vendor to offer an App Store-based approach in its debut DGX market data terminal, which uses an App Store to augment

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