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Three FCMs Join MarkitSERV Credit Centre

Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Goldman Sachs have signed up to MarkitSERV Credit Centre, Markit's pre-trade credit-checking facility for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Risk Management | 07 Jun 2013


Markit Preps Alternative to Bloomberg IM Network

Data vendor Markit is attempting to create a new open messaging network that will allow financial professionals to communicate and share information across multiple communication platforms, ostensibly to rival Bloomberg's messaging network, Instant Bloomberg,...

Inside Market Data | News | Connectivity & Networks | 30 May 2013


Bloomberg ‘Spying’ May Spur Contract Rewrites

Industry observers say the revelation that Bloomberg journalists were able to access information on Bloomberg Professional terminal users’ activity could result in clients demanding stricter service contracts that include specific privacy clauses to...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 May 2013


Bloomberg Screws Up with Spying Scandal, But the End Ain't Near

Bloomberg has certainly suffered an embarrassing episode recently, but Anthony says no one should expect a sea change in the terminal market anytime soon.

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 17 May 2013


Goldman Sachs Eyes Internal Messaging Services

After the discovery that Bloomberg's reporting staff were monitoring information from terminals—including JPMorgan's $6 billion “London Whale” trading debacle last year—Goldman Sachs is reportedly considering reduced reliance on the ubiquitous...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Market Data Management | 15 May 2013


Post ‘Hash Crash,’ Social Media Traders Experience Trust Issues

The financial markets are abuzz with the potential of social media as an input to trading decisions. But in the wake of the impact of recent Twitter hacks on the markets, should traders be more careful about the weight they assign “social” data sources?...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 26 Apr 2013


Latency Hardware: Threading the Needle

From proprietary field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to flexible kill switches, North American Trading Architecture Summit panelists say good strategy always fits the right hardware to purpose.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Hardware & Grid | 25 Apr 2013

New York

Buy Side Still Not Ready for June 10 Swaps Deadline

Apparently one set of guinea pigs wasn't enough. Even though Category 1 swap participants─swap dealers and the largest hedge funds─have been clearing most of their interest rate and credit default swaps since March 11, Category 2 participants─a...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Operations | 19 Apr 2013

Peter Barsoom

After Lsoc Implementation, Talk of Algo-Enabled Portability

The legally-segregated, operationally-comingled (Lsoc) paradigm is designed to bring greater protection to futures on a customer and ecosystem basis. Futures Commissions Merchants (FCMs) and clearinghouses are pondering a pair of technology issues as...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 12 Apr 2013


Lubnik Lands at YCharts

Dave Lubnik has joined fundamental data analysis provider YCharts as director of sales, responsible primarily for selling the vendor's Platinum-level YCharts Pro platform to institutional clients. Lubnik, who is based in Chicago and reports to YCharts...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 05 Apr 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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