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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at +646-490-3973.
Financial services firms are increasingly embracing public cloud offerings, but there have been stumbles along the way, including around scalability, throttling, and a lack of true multi-cloud connectedness. These are lessons that must be learned if…
Digital Asset has slowly expanded its influence with exchanges in the APAC region, and this year has made additional inroads in the US and Europe. Anthony examines the company's wins and losses over the last seven years.
Geoff Horrell talks about the Lab’s innovation strategy after the Refinitiv acquisition, deep learning, and the ideation process.
Anthony explains that Wall Street is too cookie-cutter when it comes to producing and attracting talent. As tech keeps on rapidly evolving, banks and asset managers are going to need to look beyond the usual ranks to find specialist skills.
Anthony says that banks should be more concerned with cleaning up the technical debt accumulated in the back office, rather than dumping money into bleeding-edge technologies.
Lou Maiuri, chief operating officer at State Street, joins the podcast to discuss State Street’s acquisition of Brown Brothers Harriman’s Investor Services business.
Bloomberg, Broadridge, and Finra have all recently made news in the world of standards and identifiers. Anthony looks at some of the questions the reporters at WatersTechnology will be asking going forward.
Based off of Max Bowie’s recent deep-dive feature, Anthony says that the world of alt data M&A—and the factors that drive these deals—is likely to change in the near future. For an analogy, just look to sushi.
Anthony looks at some recent developments in the low-code and no-code spaces, and tries to better understand what’s hype and what’s reality.
Anthony looks at what he thinks will be the biggest topics during the last quarter of 2021.
Anthony believes these advancements will provide the opening for Big Tech firms to created outsized influence that will change financial technology forever.
As brokers start to explore various forms of self-service models, Anthony wonders if this could lead to a complete rethink of how commercial terms and contracts are structured for adding on new datasets.
Anthony says that if trading firms want to take advantage of new datasets in fixed income and advancements in machine learning, they’re going to first have to embrace interoperability.
Anthony wonders if there are any tea leaves to be read as a result of Symphony migrating its platform from AWS to Google Cloud.
The Chicago-based futures trading platform recently rolled out a new OMS offering, while other projects, like its Echo Chamber market data platform, have been put on pause until a sale goes through.
Wei-Shen and Tony talk about climate migration and opportunities that might come about from a data perspective.
Anthony examines a proposed protocol in Europe that would help keep liquidity flowing if there’s a major exchange outage. He also discusses innovation in the realm of ESG, and Esma’s new data analytics platform.
Anthony first looks at the alternative data industry and connects to QAnon, before explaining why there needs to be more hard numbers in the world of blockchain.
Wei-Shen and Tony talk about how the pandemic has changed their habits and how they’re trying to do something about it.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
Anthony talks with Brad Levy about the company’s acquisition of Cloud9, its plan for future acquisitions, the possibility of an IPO, his thoughts on Big Tech providers, and more.
Broadway will look to build out its fixed income trading workflows, grow its as-a-service offering, lean into the low-code movement, while considering new asset classes to expand into—all while once again competing with Ion.
Anthony explains why he thinks ESG will play a major role in the anticipated market data consolidation that’s to come. He also looks at moves made by some exchanges to cut out the data vendor middleman.
Evolutions in the realms of cloud, AI, and surveillance/encryption are making the possibility of a decentralized trading ecosystem more real. Anthony looks at how progress in these areas—as well as the interoperability push—will forever change the…