Inside Market Data - Vol 25 No 2

FirstRain Overhauls Interface, Gives Users Control

Web research aggregator FirstRain last month revamped its online research platform to enable users to create their own searches for information, and which consolidates the vendor's company news, data and "ecosystems" of related companies, industries and…

Morningstar Launches Thin-Client QuoteSpeed Terminal

Chicago-based data vendor Morningstar is rolling out a new, thin-client version of its QuoteSpeed workstation, designed to utilize Web delivery to cut the cost of ownership for clients and to appeal more to a US-based audience.

Proquote Woos Buy Side With Nyfix IoI Data

Proquote, the London Stock Exchange's data vendor subsidiary, has integrated indications of interest (IoI) data from the IoInet application of trading technology vendor and market operator Nyfix into its market data desktop display.

ITG Deploys Aleri in Infrastructure Revamp

Agency brokerage and financial technology provider Investment Technology Group is upgrading its global market data infrastructure, and as part of that venture recently rolled out complex event processing vendor Aleri's Market Liquidity Analysis engine to…

BT Readies RadianzNet Replacement

BT is preparing to decommission the legacy RadianzNet network infrastructure it acquired from Reuters in 2005, as it continues migrating customers to the MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching)-based network that supports BT's other global telecom and data…

Securities Lending's Data 'Explorer'

When the financial markets collapsed following the credit crunch, regulators imposed strict rules around short-selling activity to stabilize the markets, bringing a new focus on securities lending as an indicator of short selling. Inside Market Data …

Capital IQ Upgrades Platform to Broaden Client Demand

Standard and Poor's Capital IQ division has integrated new features and data into the latest release of its data desktop, to make it easier for users to customize the platform and to broaden its potential user base and use scenarios.

Nasdaq OMX Preps New Nordic Feeds

Nasdaq OMX is preparing to roll out a new version of its Genium Consolidated Feed (GCF) later this month, alongside an upcoming new Nordic ITCH feed of unnetted trading data ( IMD , July 6), which will be released to accompany the migration of its equity…

'Death Panels' for Derivatives?

I'm always wary of visiting the doctor because I worry I'll discover that I have something seriously wrong and will have to undergo a lengthy course of treatment that prevents me from getting on with other things. Likewise, Wall Street is no fan of…