Opening Cross: ‘Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads’

Even with the best tools, predicting the future can still be hit-or-miss.


The film nailed some things about the future: mobile payments, biometrics and video conferencing—yet inexplicably thought we’d have a fax machine in every room—and was on track to correctly call the Cubs World Series winners before the team’s elimination last week. However, it was overly optimistic about flying cars, pizza hydrators, and inflation. So take note: Just because some of your predictions pan out, don’t assume they all will.

SunGard’s MarketMap data display division has a vision of

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Tick History – Query: Looking back to the future

The advantages of cloud-based services is well documented, from reduced upfront and ongoing operating and infrastructure costs to improved time-to-market for new services and datasets. Here, Tim Anderson, LSEG explains how the benefits of the service…

Interop tech buys time for buy-side fixed-income traders

A few buy-side traders and portfolio managers spearheading a drive for greater interoperability are reaping the rewards of increased workplace efficiency. Is interoperability the fixed-income panacea the buy side has been looking for?

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