Modelling & Visualization

The UX Factor: Visual Design Meets Finance

Financial applications once eschewed Marshall McLuhan’s famous argument—that the “medium is the massage”—by prioritizing function and cost over the beauty of the interface. No longer, experts say. Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on a design revolution that…

YCharts Embeds Charts in StockTwits

Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts last week began providing users of StockTwits.com-an aggregator of stock-related "tweets" from traders and investors-with access to its fundamental metrics and charts.

Connors Group Powers Up 'The Machine'

Financial information and commentary portal provider Connors Group has rolled out its Web-based analytics platform, The Machine, including a new tool aimed at investment advisers for building quantified portfolios.

Panopticon Taps Progress, Sybase for Data Connectivity

Stockholm-based data visualization software vendor Panopticon has partnered with Sybase and Progress Software to broaden the range of real-time and historical data that it can display, and has developed an updated software development kit (SDK) that…

Quantum Leap

BNP Paribas drastically accelerated calculation times while slashing electricity consumption with the help of a new GPU-based architecture.

New ClariFI release targets 'quantimental' managers

New York based ClariFI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard & Poor's and part of S&P's Capital IQ business, has unveiled the latest version of its flagship offering, ModelStation v4.0. The most significant enhancement in 4.0 is the inclusion of Event…

EPFR Tests Emerging Markets Currency Flows

Fund flows data provider EPFR Global is testing a new dataset that shows money flows into and out of different emerging market and global currencies, officials tell Inside Market Data .

SIFMA 2008: Vendors Broaden Services, Appeal

This year's SIFMA Technology Management Conference and Exhibition saw data vendors and technology providers concentrate on expanding the breadth of their services to appeal to new, different user bases.