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S&P's Sta. Maria Takes EMEA Role; Ordonez To Head APAC Sales

Rocco Sta. Maria of data and pricing vendor S&P Capital IQ is to move to London to head sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, while Jose Ordonez will replace him as managing director of sales and client services for Asia-Pacific

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 08 May 2013


Max Bowie: A ‘Search Party’ to Find Missing Alpha in Financial Data

Although bleeding-edge technologies have focused on developing lightning-fast algorithms that cut humans out of the trading process, Max believes natural-language processing, and the often-overlooked fundamentals of search engine technologies, will play...

Waters | Opinion | Market Data Management | 29 Apr 2013


Capital Banking Solutions to Package IBM Middleware

Technology vendor Capital Banking Solutions (CBS) has announced that IBM will provide certain middleware modules for its CapitalBanker platform.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Infrastructure Technologies | 26 Apr 2013

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Waters Roundtable: Risk and Compliance Too Close, Stress Tests Overused

Risk and compliance have always been, if not married, then at least dating. Recently, though, they’ve become that weird, co-dependent couple that answers for each other, having to call home to check in every two hours. A few risk managers at a recent...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 29 Mar 2013


AI Machines Tackle Data Overload for Human Overlords

Not only is market data disseminated faster today than ever, but there is also more data than ever before, leading to more automation of the collection, storage and analysis of data—not just to support algorithmic trading, but also qualitative analysis...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 15 Mar 2013


Opening Cross: How the Right Name Can Help Win the Oscar

How bad does Hugh Jackman want an Oscar? Pretty bad, apparently: he’s willing to dress up as best actor Oscar rival Daniel Day-Lewis—nominated for his role in Lincoln—on The Late Show with David Letterman to get that gold statuette with his name...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 25 Feb 2013


New 'Agora' Enables Shift in Quants' Roles

Flush with financial engineering knowledge as never before, firms are deploying quants to tackle new challenges. Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on a fresh discourse among them about technology—including communication, memory, and intuition—indicating...

Waters | Feature | Risk Management | 22 Feb 2013


IBM Upgrades Big Data, Cloud Approach

Technology juggernaut IBM has announced an extensive revamp of its PureSystems integrated platform, which allows for the rapid deployment of private cloud infrastructure and large data set analysis.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Infrastructure Technologies | 06 Feb 2013

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WSNS Taps Network Vet Ruggiero to Head Engineering, Ops

Parsippany, NJ-based financial network provider Wall Street Network Solutions has hired Frank Ruggiero as managing director of engineering and operations, reporting to chief executive Michael Fritzlo. Ruggiero was most recently vice president of vendor...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 30 Jan 2013


2013: Keep Calm and Carry On

Victor Anderson looks into his 2013 crystal ball and sees little change next year in terms of the challenging operating environment, although he does see opportunities for technology vendors and delivery models that will transpire over the next 12 months....

Waters | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 01 Jan 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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