Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 13

BATS Mulls Fees for Value-Added Data

The BATS Exchange, the former BATS Trading ECN, is eliciting client feedback to aid the development of a suite of new, value- added data products and analytics that may be fee-liable, though the exchange's core market data will remain fee-free, officials…

Report: Data Industry Seeks Third Player for New 'Big Three'

FactSet Research Systems, Interactive Data and SIX Telekurs saw the fastest growth among major data providers in 2008 as the market seeks a third competitor to break up the duopoly of Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg, which both saw slight growth in market…

BT Shuffles Execs, Consolidates Sales

Telecom giant BT has made two senior appointments to reflect a more integrated salesforce across its BT Global Financial Services network and hosting business, and to replace BT GFS' former head of strategy and propositions, Kevin Covington.

Aleri Boosts Sales and Support Staff

Chicago-based complex event processing technology vendor Aleri has hired new sales and support staff to increase sales and gear up for the upcoming launch of its Liquidity Risk Manager product.

Essex Radez Grows Data Network

Chicago-based broker and data redistributor Essex Radez has expanded the reach of its data collection network with hosting space in Equinix's NY4 datacenter in Secaucus, NJ, and a point of presence (PoP) in Savvis' Weehawken, NJ datacenter, to provide…

ITRS, West Highland Prep Free Trials

Real-time systems monitoring software vendor ITRS and managed service support provider West Highland Support Services are giving prospective clients free trials of their software and services, in a bid to boost takeup of a joint service offering unveiled…

euNetworks Preps New MAN in London

Network service provider euNetworks is completing the build-out of a high-capacity Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) for London, which will offer clients low- latency connectivity to exchanges and multilateral trading facilities in the city.

Fixnetix Rolls Out Low-Latency JSE Data

UK-based low-latency data vendor Fixnetix has added low-latency data from South Africa's JSE Securities Exchange to its new high-capacity network, officials say.

Code Red Unveils IdeaNet

Boston-based research management software vendor Code Red has signed up the first buy-side participants to its IdeaNet online platform for the distribution of research and trade ideas between sell-side broker-dealers and buy-side clients, which went live…

VWD Buys EDG Stake for Ratings

Frankfurt-based data vendor VWD last week reached an agreement to acquire 51 percent of the European Derivatives Group, a Swiss-German vendor of structured products ratings, analytics and index data, with an option to buy out the remainder of the company…

SunGard Integrates GL Trade Data Assets

Financial IT giant SunGard is preparing to integrate the market data business of its Global Trading division-formerly GL Trade ( IMD , Aug. 4, 2008)-with SunGard's Fame data unit.

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The Continuing Story of Stimulus Bill

Last week, Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez, slugger for the New York Yankees baseball team, admitted to taking performance-enhancing substances while at the Texas Rangers. Many fans recoiled in shock and dismay, but others wondered how the buff-looking A-Rod had…