Anthony joined Waters in October 2009. He is the Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology Group, running all editorial operations for the publication. Prior to joining Waters, he was a senior associate editor covering the banking industry at American Banker. Before that, he was a sports reporter at daily newspaper The Journal News. You can reach him at [email protected] or at +646-490-3973.
Neal Pawar, the former CTO of AQR and current COO of Qontigo, chats with Anthony about some of the major trends that are changing how asset managers interact with the vendor community, and how this shift mirrors the most significant evolutions in capital…
As ASX’s Chess replacement project stalls yet again, Anthony wonders if the exchange is at risk of falling behind the likes of Cboe, Nasdaq and CME, which are making major investments in cloud technology.
Some of the largest trading platform providers have embarked on major integration projects in recent years. As fintech disruption continues, Anthony says this is not a fad, but an evolutionary shift.
This week, Tony and Shen talk about how firms approach cloud migration projects.
Anthony looks at some of the major cloud-based projects to hit the capital markets over the last 2.5 years.
Andy Volz, chief operating officer at capital markets fintech firm Clear Street, joins Tony on the podcast to talk about cloud and infrastructure woes in the capital markets.
The creator of Perzo/Symphony has started a new company called Hive. Anthony chats with David Gurle to see how the startup will look to disrupt the cloud space.
Anthony looks at some of the questions that came up from industry participants in the wake of the LSEG-MayStreet deal.
The acquisition of the 10-year-old vendor will give the exchange group high-quality market data, low-latency direct feeds, and packet-capture capabilities, experts say.
Anthony thinks that the fintech community should be looking over their shoulders as the major cloud providers are going to disrupt financial markets even more than they do today.
James Crosby, founder and CEO of data management firm Fencore, joins the podcast to discuss vendor lock-in and interoperability.
Upstart Snowflake hopes to be the global data network that brings true interoperability between data and trading platforms across the capital markets. Anthony says it’s an audacious plan, but one worth watching.
Bill Dague, head of alternative data at Nasdaq, joins the podcast to discuss the forces driving exchanges to the cloud.
In the order and execution management space, and in the mid-tier market data platform provider space, there’s been a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years. Anthony looks at why some market observers are worried about this consolidation.
When LSEG acquired Refinitiv, it added Eikon, FXall, and AlphaDesk to its portfolio of execution platforms. In February, the exchange also bought Tora, which has a stronghold in Asia, as well as a presence in crypto. While sources say there are clearly…
According to Google’s Phil Moyer, the capital markets are shifting from a world where location determined liquidity, to one where accessibility will be the main differentiator for exchanges. Anthony explores what this could mean for trading firms going…
Thanks to technological advancement, firms are finding new ways to monetize data. While the question of “who owns the data” was never a pressing one in the past, Anthony says that there are reasons to believe that will soon change.
Anthony loves when his opinions spark debate. Following responses to a recent column on consolidation among mid-market data technology vendors, he provides something of a case study, which looks at how Exegy is evolving after its acquisition of Vela.
Because it’s easier to switch tech providers, and because the pandemic is helping to push firms to want tools delivered as a service, and because of new rules, and because of mounting challenges from startup fintech companies, Anthony says that incumbent…