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,…
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Michelle Neal (pictured), who joins the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as head of the markets group.
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.
Race is on to secure new encryption algorithms for DeFi, before quantum computers become a present danger.
In Anthony’s mind, eight topics will dominate the headlines in the New Year. They are…
For decades, market data platforms have been critical components of financial firms’ trading infrastructures. But with changing user needs and emerging technologies gaining ground, will the platforms of the past be replaced by upstart challengers—or can…
Cloud overspending and overprovisioning is a pervasive problem as cloud usage is poised to grow in 2022.
As data and analytics change, so too must the CDO function. Anthony also looks at the appointment of Lynn Martin as president of NYSE.
Leveraging AWS’s presence on Wall Street, Data Exchange has the potential to shake up traditional financial data delivery and contracts, if it can add relevant content and overcome challenges like real-time streaming and connectivity in the cloud.
The community group is building a referencing architecture to test the theory that all participants in the data supply chain behave as originators, providers and users.
After the European Commission released its proposal for an EU consolidated tape last week, Anthony explores some of the unanswered questions that still linger and what the greatest roadblocks appear to be.
Training models to interpret text can be dull; but doing it poorly can be costly.
Models trained by looking at sentences beat conventional approaches that contextualize words.
Anthony explores some of the unanswered questions—and potential ripple effects—that come with the new partnership between CME and Google.
Regulators have been reluctant to specify cloud risks, despite warnings of overreliance on three big providers.
Through partnerships and acquisitions, communications vendors are integrating voice data into different parts of the trade lifecycle to offer more sophisticated analytics and easier user interfaces.
Financial services firms are increasingly embracing public cloud offerings, but there have been stumbles along the way, including around scalability, throttling, and a lack of true multi-cloud connectedness. These are lessons that must be learned if…
Similar to its competitors, BMO wants the future development of financial services tools to be cloud-native. The bank expects 30% of workflows to be moved to the cloud within three years.
The tech giant believes its AI tools have a multitude of applications across some of the complex data challenges of financial markets, and it’s starting with the manual and complicated world of corporate actions. Some believe it will be an uphill battle.
After years of initial resistance, the capital markets have come to depend heavily on the compute capacity of the public cloud. But increasing market volumes are rapidly outpacing the cloud capacity that organizations thought would be sufficient for…
The best uses of the cloud so far have been as an enabler of performance and innovation. The best uses yet to come could reshape AI. So, Max warns, if you think cloud is about cutting costs, you’re thinking about it all wrong.
Based off of Max Bowie’s recent deep-dive feature, Anthony says that the world of alt data M&A—and the factors that drive these deals—is likely to change in the near future. For an analogy, just look to sushi.
New research highlights predicted growth areas for cloud computing—and the tools it enables, such as AI and machine learning—in the capital markets. Spoiler alert: Google says cloud is becoming as ubiquitous as the search giant itself.