Inside Market Data - Vol 23 No 50

S&P Compustat Opens Up Xpressfeed, Assists Integration

Standard & Poor's Compustat division has created a data-loading platform for firms to integrate data from the vendor's Xpressfeed fundamental and market data service into their proprietary analytics platforms, and has set up a specialist team to provide…

Vendors Brace for Merrill-Lehman Fallout

Data vendors are implementing cost control procedures to mitigate the impact of the sales of Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers to Bank of America and Barclays, respectively, last week.

STAC Readies Data Benchmarking Tools

The Securities Technology Analysis Center is set to unveil a suite of tools for benchmarking market data technology installations that will utilize a set of procedures expected to be approved last week by end-user members of STAC's Benchmark Council.

FISD Details 'Fee-Free' Data, Preps Standards

Industry association FISD has posted the results of a survey of exchanges' policies around fees for data use in non-trading applications on its Web site, and is preparing a best practices document to promote an industry-wide standard around charging for…

Telvent Buys DTN for Agri Data Drive

Spanish energy technology service provider Telvent last week bought Omaha, Nebraska-based DTN-which provides data on the agricultural, refined fuels and weather markets-for $445 million in cash, to expand into the US agricultural and commodities data…

Tibco Adds to CEP Engine

Tibco will this week unveil version 3.0 of its BusinessEvents complex event processing engine, which adds new features designed to make the product more accessible to non-technical business users, and to provide consistent access to data for users…

Xasax Expands Exegy Install

Naples, Fla-based data, software and proximity hosting provider Xasax is in the process of implementing a series of hardware-accelerated ticker plants from St Louis, MO-based Exegy, as part of a rollout of new hosting datacenters onto the vendor's…

NYSE Arca Fee Debate Continues

Three more letters were sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission last week, adding more fuel to the ongoing debate about fees being introduced by NYSE Euronext for real-time data from its NYSE Arca trading platform.

Thomson Reuters Preps DACS Improvements

Thomson Reuters is preparing to roll out a revamped version of its DACS (Data Access Control System) entitlement management software by the end of September, featuring a Web interface, improved reporting and control functions, and vendor integration.

Like a Bull to the Slaughter

Whether you fall into the camp that says governments should intervene to protect orderly markets by supporting companies such as AIG that threaten to collapse, or the group that says market forces should be allowed to run their course even if that means…

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