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IMD Chicago: Industry Grapples with Big Data, Cloud

Trading firms and data vendors are turning to new technologies to handle the demands of ever-growing datasets, formats and analytical requirements, according to a panel at the recent Inside Market Data Chicago conference, with different types and sizes...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 05 Oct 2012

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Analytics Critical for Tackling Big Data, But Humans Remain Paramount

As the amount of data firms must manage grows—due to both rising volumes from existing datasets and the exploration of new sources of data—firms increasingly turn to analytics to help make sense of the data. But analytics comes with its own set of...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Data Display & Analytics | 02 Oct 2012

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Panel: Data is Missing Link in Swaps Reform

With swaps reform measures scheduled to come into force before the end of this year, panelists at this year's Inside Market Data Chicago conference agreed that the introduction of exchange-like execution for over-the-counter swaps contracts will lead...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Pricing & Valuations | 02 Oct 2012

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Firms Take Aim at ‘Moving Target' of Economy, Regulation

A continuing uncertain and burdensome economic and regulatory landscape is forcing end-user firms to be more critical about decisions concerning investment in procuring data or systems to comply with new regulations. "When you run a smaller shop, every...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Data Consumers | 01 Oct 2012

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Costs, Regulations Drive Firms to Review Data, Tech in Toronto

As data budgets remain tight, more firms in Toronto are focusing on implementing more flexible data architectures that are customizable, scalable and sustainable.

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Market Data Management | 17 Jul 2012 | video

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Reflections on the Paris Financial Information Summit

Faye Kilburn and Nicholas Hamilton speak to delegates at the Paris Financial Information Summit on June 12 about regulation, data management strategies and vendor-practitioner collaboration

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Data Management | 06 Jul 2012 | video

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Innovation Returns to the Market Data Space, Even as Challenges Persist

The IMD team discusses the key takeaways from this year's North American Financial Information Summit.

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Market Data Management | 29 May 2012 | video

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12 for ’12: Key Themes for the Year Ahead

With gradual economic improvement in developed economies expected to drive continued interest in emerging markets and technologies in 2012, the industry will look to leverage existing investments for new uses, and make strategic investments in content...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 09 Jan 2012

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Market Data Webcast: Firms Eye Cost Controls as Budgets Begin to Bite

Click here to download the PDF. In recent years, market data managers have come under increased pressure to reduce expenditure at the same time that vendor and exchange fees have increased. For many data managers, it has become a continuous struggle...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 12 Dec 2011

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Asia-Pacific Financial Information Conference: Asia Weighs Benefits, Costs of Low Latency

Asia-Pacific firms must carefully evaluate the cost of investments in low-latency technologies, since such a small portion of the region supports high-frequency trading, but should consider where these investments can yield other benefits, according to...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Data Delivery Technologies | 14 Nov 2011

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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A data-centric approach to portfolio management

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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...