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@example.com or at +646-490-3973.
The tech giant believes a hub-and-spoke model is the future of trading. In part, it is using its new cloud offering to lure financial services firms that are looking to open remote offices to find new talent.
In recent years, the major cloud providers have expanded their service offerings specific to capital markets firms. Some industry observers believe it’s just a matter of time until they get involved in market data M&A activity.
Wei-Shen and Tony discuss the trade-offs between privacy and remote working and some of the concerns app interoperability could bring about.
While last week it was announced that Exegy and Vela are merging, Anthony says that the deal is only a sign of what’s to come in the market data space. He also poses some questions about the LSE raising its Sedol fees.
As Anthony tries to explain, information is an ecosystem that every single person plays an active part in.
Anthony previews some of the major trend topics that WatersTechnology will look to cover over the next eight months.
Anthony first looks at the data storage space, explaining that fees are likely to increase for buy- and sell-side firms in the near-term. He also wonders if there’s a market in the terminal/workstation space for innovative startups to gain traction. As…
While Christopher Giancarlo says distributed ledger technology could’ve helped prime brokers better monitor their risk exposures to Archegos Capital Management, Anthony (and others) are not so sure about that. He also looks at the Broadridge-Itiviti deal.
In addition to growing their cloud presence in the capital markets, Big Tech companies are, unsurprisingly, taking the lead on encryption and security in the cloud. Anthony sees positives and negatives. He also looks at bank-led consortiums.
Sources say initiative is designed to fend off higher fees and disintermediation in case established multi-dealer platforms start trading CLOs.
Anthony takes a look at the alternative data industry post-GameStop, and wonders about Ion Group’s strategy going forward after recent acquisitions.
On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen and Tony discuss their backup data habits.
After releasing its cloud-native AMP and data analytics platforms in 2020, Linedata is looking to readjust its OMS strategy as it embraces microservices.
Anthony explores why it is that bank CTOs are so reluctant to switch out an order management system. He also wonders if changes to the SFDR ESG proposal will make the regulation toothless.
On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen and Tony discuss tech disruption in the bar industry.
Anthony looks at how news organizations and alternative data providers need to change their business models as ‘context’ takes on greater importance. Additionally, he gives his thoughts on open floor plans in a post-Covid world.
While not a fan of blockchain, Anthony looks at some potential use-cases for the tool in the world of capital markets. He also gives his thoughts on Broadridge’s soon-to-launch LTX platform.)
Anthony takes a look at the Consolidated Audit Trail and concerns over its security. He also touches on the rapidly changing face of the regulatory reporting marketplace.
Anthony takes a look at an interesting announcement between FactSet and Microsoft and what it could hint at as to Microsoft’s future in the capital markets. He also examines Algorithmics in the year after the SS&C acquisition.
After eight years with IBM, Algorithmics has grown its staff significantly in the year since SS&C bought the risk analytics provider. The vendor is now taking aim at tapping into SS&C’s roster of buy-side users by embedding with the likes of Advent and…