Open Platform: Starting Blocks and Auction Blocks - The Importance of a Strong Start and Finish in Setting Prices
Oliver Albers, vice president of Global Information Services at Nasdaq, argues the case for the value of opening and closing auction processes, and the value of the data they create.
Diets are about controlling your intake. Regulations are increasingly about showing that you're in control of your intake of data.
Max examines some recent developments in the data industry that demonstrate how the end of one era can usher in a new era of opportunities.
In light of two recent developments in the market data world, Max looks at the pros and cons of each side of the buy versus build debate.
Market data is scarier than any trick or treat. So either learn to laugh at the frights, or be ready for things to go bump in the night.
Today's financial markets are as much a matter of geographical design as fundamental structure, where correlations can be triangulated on a map.
Breaking off from Intercontinental Exchange may genuinely offer a new start for the Interactive Data Managed Solutions business—just as a clean break has for other recent examples.
Divergence of datasets and data types will inevitably create convergence of data management functions.
Is the emergence of CDOs undoing the separation of market data and reference data functions? And is that the right way to go?
Increasingly interconnected finanical markets present a range of challenges for trading firms looking to leverage their experience and technologies across regions and asset classes.
Have you got what it takes to coach your data into delivering a medal-winning performance?
Keeping cool in summer isn't just about air conditioning; it's about knowing you have processes in place to keep everything running smoothly.
This week, Max highlights one worthy recipient and two worthy seekers of expansion funding.
Simple ways to keep data professionals happy when they return from vacation to the daily grind... assuming you let them take vacation.
With US political conventions in full swing, Max outlines his manifesto for data democracy.
Whether dealing with utility startups or commercial offerings, should you throw your weight behind making something a "standard," or back alternatives in the spirit of healthy competition?
Looking for exposure to alternative investments? You'll need alternative types of data.
What's in a name? It's not just your brand; It's also your calling card.
Fees aren't immoral or unethical... mostly.
The front office needs to have its market data teams' backs, not back them into a corner.
The intensive data analysis performed during a modern Formula One race has more in common with a trading floor than the "gentlemen racers" of old.