Max is editor-at-large at WatersTechnology, based in Infopro Digital's New York office.
Max joined then-Risk Waters Group (prior to its acquisition by Incisive Media) in 2000, and has worked as a reporter on Risk Magazine, FX Week, Trading Technology Week (now Sell-Side Technology) and Buy-Side IT (now Buy-Side Technology), before joining Inside Market Data as European reporter in 2003. He moved to New York as US reporter in 2005, and became editor in 2006. He was a contributor to sibling Inside Reference Data, and was founding editor of Inside Data Management, which merged the IMD and IRD newsletters into a monthly glossy magazine.
Cloud providers are having to make more hardware available to keep pace with takeup—including older machines that under previous policies would have been retired already. But the move is proving profitable … and risky.
Does the SEC’s recent 10C-1a rule provide sufficient transparency while protecting traders’ short-sale positions from a GameStop-style backlash? The data will be key.
With regulators taking aim at data providers in the ongoing war over data fees, Max says that data doesn’t need to be free, but it should be transparent, that price increases should accompany increases in value, and that technology already exists to…
Data catalogs represent a big step toward a shopping experience in the style of Amazon.com or iTunes for market data management and procurement. Here, we take a look at the key players in this space, old and new.
An examination of how exchanges—already migrating to the cloud—are working to solve the problem of multicasting in a new environment.
There’s a brewing controversy about “woke” ESG investments. But politics aside, ESG as a dataset brings more transparency to investment decisions.
The new tool is the culmination of integrating recent acquisitions, including IHS Markit, ChartIQ and Kensho.
The initial launch includes consumer spend and foot traffic geolocation data—pre-integrated with all the other data on the Bloomberg Terminal.
The initiative aims to help firms better manage the data they already use and to identify and compare alternatives available in the market.
The ‘social’ pillar of ESG has been much overlooked and underserved in terms of reporting and accurate and available data. That’s changing.
Canada is one of many countries moving away from opinion-based benchmarks like Libor in favor of alternatives based on observable trade data. TMX and CanDeal are working to deliver a new rate which will take over as Canada’s official loan benchmark next…
Dunlap and White have held senior roles on the buy side, sell side, and at vendors and exchanges, over careers spanning more than 30 years each.
CME is spending a small fortune to migrate its technology to Google’s cloud, betting on the cloud’s ability to return a large fortune from development of new data products and services.
For future analytics enhancements, the vendor will also lean into large language models and generative AI.
As traditional revenue lines declined at the custodian as a result of market forces, front-office software sales made big gains in its quarterly results.
Bloomberg has built an app in Snowflake’s cloud framework that will make it simpler and faster for Snowflake clients to populate their cloud-hosted tools with Bloomberg data.
Execs from Google, LSEG and NYSE discuss how exchanges are beginning to leverage the true potential of the cloud.
Vendor consolidation has given more to power to those who already hold the most power in the US. Can overseas providers who’ve already succeeded in smaller markets bring back competition?
Demand for alternative data continues to grow among investment firms. So why are some alt data providers taking products off the market?
With hundreds of millions of dollars spent per year on data and associated technologies, a merger the size of UBS’ takeover of Credit Suisse has the potential to take a huge chunk out of data vendors’ revenues. What’s the path forward?
With major job cuts expected to result from the acquisition of Credit Suisse by UBS, how will such big changes impact those in data and technology roles at the firms?