Anthony takes a look at the Consolidated Audit Trail and concerns over its security. He also touches on the rapidly changing face of the regulatory reporting marketplace.
Regulators will need biographical information to get the most out of the Consolidated Audit Trail, advisor said, as broker-dealers and exchanges argue over liability for breaches.
Support for the little guys (and girls!) of retail investing has been encouraging to witness, but when it comes to GameStop, Wei-Shen wonders what the bigger picture shows.
Trading in large, privately-held stocks has hitherto been the domain of large private equity investors. A new technology platform aims to make these markets more accessible to broker-dealers by integrating with the back-office processes that firms…
Companies like Ice are looking at ways to help municipal bond investors gain transparency into a historically opaque market.
Three fixed-income experts look back on the bond market’s liquidity crisis spurred by the pandemic’s early days, and ponder where regulation and data-quality efforts might next lead the space.
Jo is skeptical that the SEC’s finalized market data infrastructure rule will make the public market data feeds faster.
The finalized equities market infrastructure reforms will make a difference, but some market participants are calling for additional clarity.
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
The data provider is using natural language generation to summarize news articles and write automated stories.
The latest consultation on the market data obligations under Mifid II looks to provide better, cheaper, and more uniform access to market data. But will it be enough to standardize policies?
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Fangfang Chen as (pictured), who has been appointed Asia Pacific chair and Asia Pacific head of asset servicing and digital at BNY Mellon.
The Investors Exchange is now looking to propose a second new order type for NBBO non-mid liquidity.
After the route toward accreditation via the ISO petered out, Bloomberg is vying to establish its reference data standard as a system of record in the US, following a win in Brazil.
Not having specific requirements and procedures for firms to refer to ended up putting some funds in a tough place during the pandemic’s early days.
Anthony looks at what's become of NEX since the CME acquisition, as well as discussions over odd lot reform and S&P's Kensho implementation.
Industry insiders warn that the regulator’s attempts to modernize equities data by redefining trading lots will fall short of the mark if odd lot orders remain unprotected.
Waters Wrap: The Problem with Big Ideas (and Some Ramblings on Virtual Desktops & Tech's Blurred Lines)
Isda's CDM leaves banks questioning the way forward; the rise of virtual-desktop infrastructures; generic business intelligence tools become more popular.
As CAT reporting activity picks up, error rates have somewhat surprisingly been well below what was expected in the testing and production environments.
The platform will initially target the HFT crowd, as well those looking to better understand market microstructure in equities.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Data licensing agreements remain a source of contention for the industry, as suppliers look to differentiate offerings via disruptive pricing structures.
Infusive Asset Management is blending traditional and alternative datasets to find companies and services that bring “joy” to consumers.
Highlights from the past week's financial technology news.