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.
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.