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.
After Redditors staged an epic short squeeze against a handful of hedge funds, some in the industry are left wondering whether today’s models and data techniques are prepared for world where online often equals real life.
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.
Algorithm development specialist BestEx Research is making a play to address inefficiencies in futures trading algorithms.
The partnership between the two major players in the buy-side technology space reflects the shift in how rivals do business.
Buy-side firms are using patent and other types of data to identify trailblazer companies from phonies.
WatersTechnology looks at how 10 different firms are embedding machine learning algorithms into their platforms and tools.
After the rollout of its Genesis platform, SS&C Advent is now thinking about how it can transition platforms like Geneva, Moxy, and APX to the cloud, though it’s a long-term project.
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
Wells Fargo’s Quantitative Prime Services division has tapped HPR’s Unimus platform, starting with its market access gateway and risk management tool.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
Anthony takes a look at some new alternative data offerings coming to market, and also explains why there’s so little election coverage on this website.
With data notifications growing in volume and complexity, firms are finding it harder to keep track of these changes. Some vendors are looking to help.
The news sentiment and analysis specialist wants to help banks tap into the datasets they sit on every day, but don't yet possess the capabilities to use.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
Later this year the vendor is looking to allow users to clip together various components of an algorithmic trading strategy, making it easier for users with limited programming skills to build their own trading strategies.
The vendor will make the pControl add-on globally available to clients later in 2020.
The fund administrator’s clients can now access multiple datasets from one data lake.
PanAgora and Manulife have incorporated alternative datasets and internal industry handbooks, respectively, into their ESG strategies.
The vendor also has plans to expand further into the institutional space with two additional rollouts in 2021.
Anthony explores how Snowflake is trying to win over business in the cap markets, talks about the reference data space, and examines a new breed of data vendors.
A look at some of the past week's financial technology news.
Earlier this year the vendor added an automated hedge fund performance evaluation tool to its suite of solutions.