Wall Street Horizon
Data analytics dominate M&A agenda for exchanges in 2022
While there weren’t many headline-grabbing acquisitions in 2022, the year contained a handful of deals that point to expanding trends in the exchange technology industry.
TMX embarks on data diversification and expansion play with WSH buy
The Canadian exchange is the latest to acquire a data vendor business, bringing non-exchange content to help it grow its data assets.
In the world of financial data, context—not content—is the new king
For years, the mantra of the market data world has been ‘content is king.’ But with trading strategies now more dependent on being able to see the big picture, the value of context could quickly overtake the data itself.
Disrupting data delivery: AWS Data Exchange gains ground with addition of FactSet content
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.
Alt data’s second inning: Brace for a long M&A game
The alternative data sector is still relatively nascent, and as such buy-side firms have struggled with how best to incorporate these non-traditional sources of information. While sources say that there will be continued M&A in the market, how those…
This Week: Symphony, Nasdaq, Interactive Brokers, Finos, MSCI, and more
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Waters Wrap: Market data & consolidation—a never-ending timeline (And rise of the fees)
While last week it was announced that Exegy and Vela are merging, Anthony says that the deal is only a sign of what’s to come in the market data space. He also poses some questions about the LSE raising its Sedol fees.
Wall Street Horizon Adds Impact Measures to Earnings Dates
The vendor's Datebreaks dataset now provides measures of the standard deviation of an event change versus a company's historical pattern of scheduling earnings dates.
Ex-Hedge Fund Data Exec Sets Up Alt Data Advisory Firm
Petrescu is already working with a handful of new and established data providers on product development and strategy for financial markets.
Raising the Standard(s) for Alt Data
With alternative data on every firm’s agenda, Max looks at efforts designed to make it easier to integrate new data sources into investment strategies, and why standards for alternative data represent an important step forward.
Lucena-WSH Alliance Broadens Buy-Side Exposure to Quant Event Data Signals
Lucena will provide a pre-packaged signal based on Wall Street Horizon's earnings dates revision data, for buy-side firms without the in-house resources to analyze the raw data themselves.
Wall Street Horizon Adds Global Spice to Enchilada
As a result of adding coverage of international company events, WSH has incorporated ISIN codes into its datasets.
Nasdaq Ropes in Ringrose for Analytics Hub Buy-Side Push
Ringrose's hire is part of an effort to bolster takeup of Nasdaq's Analytics Hub of alternative datasets among buy-side market participants.
Money.Net Taps Wall Street Horizon for Event Data
The vendor says clients are increasingly looking for datasets that deliver signals of volatility around a company's stock price.
Reading the Signals: What Does a Company's 'Body Language' Tell Investors?
Applying the principles of analyzing body language to corporate behavior can yield insights into a company’s health or strategies. But what reliable datasets exist in this area, and how effective are they?
The Dark Art of Pre-Trade Analytics
Financial firms commonly review trading activity after the fact to improve their execution strategies. But what they’d really love to do is perform that in real time, pre-trade. Max Bowie looks at how far along market participants are in pursuit of this…
EPFR's Ringrose Moves to Wall Street Horizon
Ringrose joins the events data provider after a decade at Informa-owned EPFR, following stints at Reuters and Bridge.
Wall Street Horizon Bows EventBreaks Event Change Info
Understanding the impact of outwardly innocuous changes can reveal a company's true situation and deliver potential alpha, officials say.
Wall Street Horizon Beefs Up Enchilada with Europe and Asia Index Data
WSH has expanded its coverage of international companies with the addition of European and Asian large caps to its Enchilada platform.
From Opening Weekend to Market Open: Turning Movies into Market Data
A movie’s opening weekend is a reliable indicator of how it will perform over the length of its release. But what date a studio picks for the opening weekend—and whether that date changes before release—can also impact its revenues, and its parent studio…
Wall Street Horizon Serves Whole Enchilada to Interactive Brokers Workstation Clients
Officials say WSH's event data is now accessible via 30 million retail active trader desktops.
Markit Debuts Wall Street Horizon-Powered Event Data Service
The Hub Horizon event data service is available via the Markit Hub content portal.
Wall Street Horizon, MT Newswires Ally for Correlated News, Events Data
Wall Street Horizon will refer interested parties to MT Newswires, so they can correlate the vendors' data.
Wall Street Horizon, Estimize Ally on Earnings Dates, Estimates Info
The alliance combines related earnings information on each vendor's platform.