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Roundtable: A Very Market Data Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving─the fourth Thursday in November─is when Americans traditionally give thanks for the year's harvest, stemming from the celebrations of the first European pilgrim settlers on American soil. Since our industry is blessed (or cursed) with...

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On the Record: Precision Engineer

As high-frequency trading took off, requiring ever-faster data distribution, latency monitoring and measurement emerged as a key part of trading firms' infrastructure strategies, and a competitive market for monitoring tools quickly sprung up. But while...

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On the Record: Mercado Keeps it ‘Simple'

Emilio Mercado has spent the bulk of his career working for market data vendors. Now, he's working for himself, running his own vendor, Simplified Financial Information, and aiming to simplify how firms manage market data usage and infrastructure, when...

MTFs Urge Consolidated Tape in MiFID Review

Operators of pan-European multilateral trading facilities are calling for this year's review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive to make it easier for trading firms to participate in multiple markets by mandating an affordable means for...

Algorithmic News Gathers Pace

News providers found new ways to deliver and present their content to users during 2009, notably by broadening and reducing the latency associated with machine-readable news offerings as algorithmic and high-frequency traders increasingly seek to incorporate...

Exchanges, ATSs Battle for Share

2009 was a tough year for exchanges worldwide, especially in Europe, where continued fragmentation has resulted in lower market share for most incumbent markets at a time of subdued trading volumes compared to 2008.