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SEC's Berman: The Data Disputes HFT Narrative

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC’s) office of analytics and research has run extensive studies in the past year on cancellation rates...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 16 Apr 2014


CIOs, CTOs Talk Data Management Frameworks

Sound data management is a three-tiered solution, Lord Abbett CIO Michael Radziemski told his audience during the C-level roundtable at today's North American Trading Architecture Summit. The lowest level is the authoritative data sources. The middle...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 15 Apr 2014


Hackathon Generates Culture Change and Data Tool

SunGard's hackathon designed to foster innovation drew 425 participants across 17 cities around the world. And now one of the products of the 48-hour coding fest is being integrated into the vendor’s XSP solution.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 14 Apr 2014


Heartbleed Bug Demonstrates Challenges Around Cyber Security

Earlier this week, a major hole in the OpenSSL open-source cryptography library was reported. The bug, dubbed Heartbleed, may affect 66 percent of the SSL servers on the Internet, according Internet research firm Netcraft.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 10 Apr 2014


Cross-Lending Takes Shape, Upending IT Demands

The teams servicing traditional commercial lending and credit facilities for private equity and venture capital shops have historically sat on separate sides of the bank. But as sell-side firms become more flexible in the types of lending they pursue,...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 08 Apr 2014


HFT as Seen Through an Op Risk Lens

At an operational risk conference, US Bancorp's head of quantitative analytics explained how the Flash Crash and HFT should be viewed through an operational risk lens.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 04 Apr 2014


HTML5 Developers in Demand; Charting Gains Greater Attention

As Wall Street firms increasingly are turning to HTML5 as the preferred programming language for trading applications and mobile, trading firms are now finding themselves competing with Silicon Valley for development talent.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 25 Mar 2014


Making a More Accurate Clock in the Cloud

Time synchronization attempts in the cloud have produced comical effects. FSMLabs thinks it has the answer.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Hardware & Grid | 19 Mar 2014


Long on Bitcoin: Perseus and Atlas ATS Burnish Digital Currency, Target Market-Makers

Despite recent headline-splashing travails, Bitcoin is steadily gaining reception among the world's largest market-makers and funds like Fort Hill Capital. Atlas, an alternative trading system, and network services provider Perseus are meeting that demand...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Exchange Technologies | 12 Mar 2014


BNY Mellon Survey: Institutional Investors More Focused Than Ever on Risk Management

A recent survey by BNY Mellon, New Frontiers of Risk: Revisiting the 360° Manager, has found that institutional investors are more than ever focusing on their risk management capabilities, and are also on the look-out for new sets of risk tools.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Portfolio Management | 24 Feb 2014

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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Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...