A raft of new entrants are offering outsourced trading services to buy-side firms, anticipating a wave of takeup among larger asset managers, driven by cost and coverage needs. But are they aiming too high?
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.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Mark Govoni (pictured), who joins TP Icap as the chief executive officer of its agency execution division.
Upstart Snowflake hopes to be the global data network that brings true interoperability between data and trading platforms across the capital markets. Anthony says it’s an audacious plan, but one worth watching.
The European Space Agency is looking to apply space technology and AI to help financial firms better manage risk and find alpha-generating signals. Mosaic Smart Data is now four years into a partnership with the organization and is taking aim at…
Asset management firms still struggle to consolidate their data so that it speaks the same language across different business lines. Some new SaaS-based investment management vendors are aiming to solve this.
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.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Michelle Shanley (pictured), who has been appointed global head of strategic and key accounts at MSCI.
When it comes to private companies, data transparency still lags its public market equivalents, and a lack of data quality and availability is a barrier to increased investor participation. But an alliance between a startup and niche brokers is aiming to…
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Roma Greening (pictured), who joins AlphaSense as head of broker relations for EMEA and APAC.
Despite the development of digital assets overall, and interest in cryptocurrencies remaining strong among individual investors and niche firms, widespread institutional adoption remains muted. Wei-Shen Wong looks at the tools being developed to support…
Join WatersTechnology for a look back at the most absurd stories of the year—Reddit/GameStop, the advent of meme stocks, and QAnon—and what they mean for you.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including James Bunch (pictured), who joins TRG Screen as chief technology officer.
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.
Custodians are being urged to update “antiquated technology” ahead of a three-fold jump in phase six initial margin onboarding.
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…
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Paul Flanagan (pictured), who joins Theta as strategic sales advisor.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Michelle Neal (pictured), who has joined enterprise software vendor LedgerEdge as CEO of US operations.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Slawomir Zajac (pictured), who will represent Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych SA on the Anna board.
While some alternative data providers are jumping in on the meme-stock craze by producing new datasets and analyses geared toward risk management and alpha generation, others—perhaps rightly so—are staying cautious.
A look at some of the key people moves from the past week, including Brad Hunt (pictured), who joins Rimes Technologies as its new CEO.
New interface will standardize notifications, user interactions and content presentation.
GTCOM-US, once a bespoke alt data shop for the buy side, has narrowed its offering to focus on Chinese datasets as the largest alt data players get even bigger.