Thanks to technological advancement, firms are finding new ways to monetize data. While the question of “who owns the data” was never a pressing one in the past, Anthony says that there are reasons to believe that will soon change.
Litigation preview: What will the big exchanges argue in a court case to reverse the SEC’s initiatives?
As firms make progress on cloud adoption, they are discovering that multi-cloud strategies for individual businesses can not only duplicate costs, but can also inadvertently downgrade a firm's resiliency.
In a cloud world, IT asset management can save on operational and compliance costs and get the most out of software usage. But it's important to find the right people for the job.
The issue of data ownership may be obscure, but has important consequences for firms considering alternative data models, or firms looking to commercialize their in-house pricing or other resources. So ask yourself some serious questions: Who owns ‘your’…
Anthony loves when his opinions spark debate. Following responses to a recent column on consolidation among mid-market data technology vendors, he provides something of a case study, which looks at how Exegy is evolving after its acquisition of Vela.
Firms say changing SLAs and getting required information from vendors like AWS, Azure and Google Cloud is a heavy burden.
The next iteration of the internet is upon us, with the potential to deliver radical shifts to every industry, including banking. The movement, which is currently buoyed by the prospects of blockchain and virtual reality, has implications for computing,…
Because it’s easier to switch tech providers, and because the pandemic is helping to push firms to want tools delivered as a service, and because of new rules, and because of mounting challenges from startup fintech companies, Anthony says that incumbent…
After DBS switched supplier, a row broke out, raising questions about entertainment and influence
A summary of the latest financial technology news.
When it comes to private companies, data transparency still lags its public market equivalents, and a lack of data quality and availability is a barrier to increased investor participation. But an alliance between a startup and niche brokers is aiming to…
Though the standard has always been operated by a private entity, industry sources say its new operator could create a perception issue for FactSet. For its part, the vendor says the purchase (for a “stunning” total of nearly $2 billion) is meant to…
Managers adopting ESG metrics in counterparty evaluations may exclude dealers that aren’t up to scratch
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Roma Greening (pictured), who joins AlphaSense as head of broker relations for EMEA and APAC.
After pairings of the Options-Activ, Exegy-Vela, and now Pico-Redline, Anthony wonders whether the next wave of consolidation will involve the biggest tech and market data players.
Last year, the low-cost data vendor filed for—and emerged from—Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection after facing financial woes and a lawsuit from former investors. This new iteration will be led by several execs from broker Gain Capital.
Join WatersTechnology for a look back at the most absurd stories of the year—Reddit/GameStop, the advent of meme stocks, and QAnon—and what they mean for you.
Now that cloud has become widely adopted by financial firms, Big Tech companies are seeking to leverage their other services to become more ingrained in the workflows of the capital markets.
To show how ML and NLP are spreading across the industry, WatersTechnology highlights 20 stories from the last 12 months that feature unique uses of AI.
The second half of the year saw some long-awaited progress in the mission to fill the void of a consolidated tape in the European Union.
Max Bowie is once again back with his market-data themed Christmas column.
Race is on to secure new encryption algorithms for DeFi, before quantum computers become a present danger.