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.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
Wells Fargo’s Quantitative Prime Services division has tapped HPR’s Unimus platform, starting with its market access gateway and risk management tool.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
A discussion about Texas wooing Jersey companies, offices in Salt Lake City, and programmer skills.
Anthony takes a look at some new alternative data offerings coming to market, and also explains why there’s so little election coverage on this website.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
David Hardoon was formerly at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and is now helping the UnionBank of the Philippines build out its AI strategy.
Because of its acquisition and subsequent rebrand, Refinitiv is being forced to change instances of its old branding that remain embedded in many of its APIs. This might sound like a simple change, but end-users are worried that it could be a costly fix.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.
Anthony takes a look at some interesting chatbot use cases that are beginning to bear fruit.
Victor explains how Citi Ventures—Citibank’s corporate venture arm—and the D10X program approaches challenges.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
A look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Bill Murphy, formerly Blackstone's CTO and now managing partner at Cresting Wave, talks technical debt, machine learning, blockchain, management strategy & more.
Anthony explores some of the questions raised by Refinitiv's plan to move away from Eikon and Thomson One. He also looks at data governance trends, and asks why the FIGI is having such a tough time gaining acceptance.
Hans delves into machine learning, moonshot projects, technical debt, and what has been learned during the pandemic.
Anthony looks at an interesting project using causal inference by IBM and Refinitiv, and what this latest evolution of machine learning could mean for innovation in the capital markets in the future.
Senior execs from Citizens Bank, Commerzbank, and Deutsche Bank discuss lessons learned during the pandemic.
Anthony Malakian looks at the industry’s digital rights project and new tech platforms that aim to revolutionize the capital markets.
Waters Wrap: How Cloud, APIs, and Open Source Are Changing the World of Fintech (And Blockchain's ZTA Play)
Anthony looks at how the lines that have traditionally defined the world of "fintech" are blurring. Also, can blockchain help with ZTA's advancement?