Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 19

Thomson Reuters Deepens NewsScope

Thomson Reuters will this week expand its NewsScope Archive to provide access to more than 20 years' of news stories tagged with metadata for use in algorithmic trading applications, and has added more third-party data sources as inputs for building or…

TraderPlanet to Track Sentiment, a social networking portal that provides commentary, price data and news for active traders, will this week unveil a new feature, dubbed TraderPlanet Index, that tracks market sentiment based on input from participating traders.

BGC to Distribute ELX Market Data

ELX Electronic Liquidity Exchange, a new futures exchange founded by a consortium of broker-dealers and trading firms, is to use BGCantor Market Data, the data arm of interdealer broker BGC Partners, as its exclusive distributor of market data.

1010Data Adds Credit Links

New York-based data analysis software provider 1010Data has integrated its managed business intelligence platform with a dataset of loan-level consumer credit information from credit data agency Equifax, to enable firms to more accurately price…

Agora Corretora Deploys Apama CEP

Brazilian broker Agora Corretora de Titulos e Valores Mobiliarios is rolling out Progress Apama's complex event processing engine to support analysis of market data and trading on the country's BM&F Bovespa exchange group.

TriCygnet Adds New Assets to TimeScape

New York-based global macro fund TriCygnet has expanded its use of data management technology vendor Xenomorph's TimeScape product to support trading and analysis of new asset classes within its analytical models.

Mob Index Shows 'Smart' Flows

A Wall Street data technology executive has created an online analytical tool, dubbed the Mob Index, that consolidates data on trading volume and open interest across different countries and exchanges, to provide an indicator of institutional sentiment…

BT Readies Ultra Network for London Rollout

BT Global Financial Services is preparing to launch its low-latency Ultra Access network in London, to provide low-latency connectivity to exchanges and multilateral trading facilities in the city.

Xignite Fires up BATS Data

Web services-based data provider Xignite is expanding the range of US equities datasets it can provide to clients, with the addition of quotes and market depth from the BATS Exchange.

Covington Hire Kick-Starts ITRS Recruitment Drive

UK-based real-time systems monitoring software vendor ITRS has hired former BT executive Kevin Covington as managing director of its European operations, and plans to increase headcount in 2009 to support business growth worldwide.

IG Taps SkylerTech for Consolidated Data

UK-based derivatives trading firm IG Group has deployed Skyler Technology's C3 Liquidity Discovery Solution (LDS) to support market making in contracts for difference (CFDs) and financial spread betting markets.

NewRiver Sues Morningstar Over Data 'Theft'

Chicago-based investment research provider Morningstar last week dismissed claims that it stole information from a rival vendor, which is suing Morningstar for allegedly obtaining its data without a license and for unfair competition.

Automation Without Automatons

Automation has sometimes had a bad rap in our industry, especially when research reports raised the specter of trading algorithms displacing human traders in a Terminator -esque depiction of trading floors of the future. With a major economic stimulus…

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