The firm's chief scientist discusses how NLP is being used to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and how it can be applied for financial services.
If hedge funds and VCs tighten their spending in 2020—a likely outcome—it could be the alternative data market taking the brunt of the punishment.
In the pursuit of new ways to eliminate latency from the market data distribution and trading processes, vendors have invested in hardware-acceleration technologies, such as FPGAs. But with commodity chips now giving specialist hardware a run for its…
Many quants contend that you must be able to interpret machine learning in order to use it.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Kevin O’Connor of Algo-Logic (pictured).
With the growth of alternative data in the capital markets, firms are struggling to find value, and are disillusioned by the loss of time, human capital, and money. Goldman Sachs’ Matthew Rothman believes this has created a situation where vendors and…
Capital markets firms are continually looking for new ways to package and visualize a rising tide of information. It turns out there’s another industry looking to handle the same challenge—the video game industry.
Concurnas founder says his language will help traders work more easily with concurrent computing and offer a Python-like syntax with Java-scale performance.
The investment bank’s deputy chief digital officer says machines cannot predict markets, as the bank consolidates trading operations and builds an AI trading platform for fixed income and FX.
With regulators slow to answer industry questions relating to how a CT should be built and what it's for, development has slowed.
The bank is in the throes of a hefty transformation project within its Investor Services division, which began with machine-learning efforts last year.
The company is combining different data sources to help users spot market abuse and manipulation.
WatersTechnology looks at 16 projects in the capital markets that involve machine learning to show where the industry is heading.
Clients can use the algos from the libraries to connect to their existing algos and strategies.
At Waters USA, the chief market intelligence officer of hedge fund Point72 discussed how tech and data are disrupting traditional ideas about investing.
The custodian is trying to make digitization core to all the organization's activities, its innovation head says.
An examination as to how the buy side is embracing algo wheels and where the challenges still remain.
The exchange group is developing new regtech products while looking to move these offerings to the cloud in 2020.
To get a good deal in fast-moving FX markets, buy-side firms need to know the time. Some of them don’t.
As more financial institutions are starting to expand their usage of AI, they are turning to the cloud to help scale up. However, there are things to consider before doing so. Wei-Shen Wong examines.
Smart contract developers should not be responsible for violations of regulation perpetrated on the blockchain, says Katten special counsel.
Many in financial services are trialing artificial intelligence (AI) applications, with projects increasingly sophisticated in methodology and ambition. WatersTechnology, in partnership with SmartStream, recently convened a Chatham House-style discussion…
Revamping systems for STP is more useful than robotics applied to limited aspects of operations and workflow.