Machine Learning: Hype vs. Reality

Waters takes an in-depth look at advancements made in this field of artificial intelligence and where there's still room for advancement.

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2015: Best Buy-Side EMS—Portware

For the third time in four years, Portware, recently acquired by FactSet, walks away with the best buy-side execution-management system (EMS) category. Buy-side trading desks are under increasing pressure to maintain execution quality while transaction…

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Best Buy-Side EMS—Portware

An execution-management system (EMS) is vital to buy-side firms with advanced execution criteria and this category has been shared by a number of providers in recent years. Portware finishes on top for the second time in three years, supplanting Eze…

Ghost in the Shell: AI Expands Beyond Algos

As market movements become faster and more complex, it is impossible for humans to react quickly enough to those changes, requiring machines to step in. Now, artificial intelligence is extending its reach beyond algorithms, permeating other aspects of…

Invesco Chooses Portware as its EMS

Atlanta-based Invesco has selected Portware Enterprise as the centralized hub for execution management across all of its asset classes.

Buy-Side Technology Awards: Best Buy-Side EMS─Portware

Just as RealTick won the execution management system (EMS) award last year after being bought by ConvergEx, Portware earned the win in this perennially competitive category thanks largely to an acquisition of its own. In May, the company acquired a suite…

Algos: Human After All?

Specialist firms are customizing algorithms to the needs of buy-side firms, making them better at reacting to market conditions and, ultimately, more like humans. By Steve Dew-Jones

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