Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 21

Nasdaq OMX Unveils Govt. Relief Index

Nasdaq OMX will this week launch a new index designed to measure the performance of European companies that have received government aid, and to be a tool for traders who invest in those companies as a basket of stocks, officials tell Inside Market Data…

Skyler Hires Ford for Product Expansion

Concord, Calif.-based liquidity discovery and tick database provider Skyler Technology is planning to expand its products into new business areas and asset classes this year, and has hired former Proquote chief operating officer Mark Ford to spearhead…

Pan-European Data: Consolidated Tape, or Just Red Tape?

The fragmentation of European equity trading and trade reporting has prompted suggestions of a deterioration in data quality, and even calls for further regulation. But not everyone believes that regulation is the answer. Inside Market Data spoke to…

Sybase Moves to Raise its IQ

Sybase will next month release version 15 of its IQ analytics server, with improvements for loading and processing higher volumes of real-time data to address data compliance and risk analytics functions.

BT Taps Corvil for Latency Monitoring

Network and hosting services provider BT Global Financial Services has struck a deal to integrate the CorvilNet platform from Dublin-based latency monitoring platform provider Corvil into BT's network management capabilities, to optimize the performance…

LSE Preps Phase Two of Co-Lo Service

The London Stock Exchange is preparing to roll out the second phase of its Exchange Hosting co-location service, which will include the provision of low-latency data from other exchanges and multilateral trading facilities to its co-location clients,…

RAN Revamps Web ‘Squawks'

London-based audio news and commentary provider RAN (Real-time Analysis & News) will next week roll out a new version of its Ransquawk Web site, to enable the vendor to provide real-time and delayed versions of its Web-based squawk service, and to expand…

FirstRain Adds Debt-Search Capabilities

Calif.-based research and Web content aggregator FirstRain will this week include new content on corporate and municipal debt with a range of topics that subscribers can use to create meaningful commentary on a company's or state's creditworthiness based…

StreamBase Builds PlusFeed Adapter

Complex event processing software vendor StreamBase Systems will next month release a preconfigured adapter for Interactive Data's PlusFeed consolidated datafeed, in response to growing client demand for the vendor's data.

One Moment in Time

Hindsight is always 20-20, so the saying goes. Of course it is; when the time comes to look back, we have facts to hand that may not have been available when we had to take action. While some decisions should never be made on gut feeling, financial…