Max is editor of Inside Market Data and Inside Data Management.
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 IMD as European reporter in 2003. He moved to New York as US reporter in 2005, and became editor in 2006.
Max lives in Astoria, New York with his wife and twin girls, and enjoys playing rock music, wine tastings, and market data.
The deal will allow MDI to provide other TRG offerings as fully managed services, and to benefit from being part of a larger company.
Refinitiv—and by extension, TREP—has experienced a fair amount of disruption over the last two years. Competitors are lining up to cut into the platform's market share.
Brooimans and Fruitema will focus on helping financial firms in Europe to find experienced data professionals.
The integration of PEAR, acquired last year, is a further step towards integrating the vendor's key data inventory management platforms, FITS and InfoMatch.
The creation of GFIS is the culmination of a three-year plan to consolidate and improve how the broker managed hundreds of data sources.
The vendor believes its planned dashboard of synthetic consumer spend data will help a wider audience on the buy side exploit predictive company revenue data.
The move will build on SCB's internal efforts over the past year to establish and grow a formal data business.
VReg will highlight the third-party services that financial institutions rely on most to meet each aspect of regulations.
After setting up a dedicated market data function last year, the broker plans to enlist more vendors to increase distribution of its data,
A look at some the key "people moves" from last week, including Douglas Taylor (pictured, right), who is leaving Burton-Taylor.
The firm sees benefits of making data available on the platform, which already hosts risk and P&L functions, as well as settlement and reporting applications.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news
To gain advantage from the growing data deluge, analytics—integrated with a firm's data workflow—are becoming ever-more crucial to buy-side investors.
With Bloomberg founder Michael Bloomberg confirming a run for president, Max ponders the possible outcomes if the data giant goes up for sale.