More realistic job requirements and in-house training programs could boost recruitment in face of increased cyber threats
Based off of Max Bowie’s recent deep-dive feature, Anthony says that the world of alt data M&A—and the factors that drive these deals—is likely to change in the near future. For an analogy, just look to sushi.
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…
Brokers and exchanges have begun rolling out “self-service” portals that allow clients to choose data and services on an a la carte basis. Opinions vary on whether they are the Holy Grail or a poisoned chalice.
The Chicago-based futures trading platform recently rolled out a new OMS offering, while other projects, like its Echo Chamber market data platform, have been put on pause until a sale goes through.
Stifel Europe weathered 2020 volatility and switched vendors in looking to simplify its middle- and back-office functions and increase tech investment.
Anthony examines a proposed protocol in Europe that would help keep liquidity flowing if there’s a major exchange outage. He also discusses innovation in the realm of ESG, and Esma’s new data analytics platform.
The consultancy will provide on-demand tooling for analyzing data collected from Data Reporting Service Providers.
Rebecca examines the tangled web woven between Reddit, meme stocks, and QAnon, and asks how well prepared data providers looking to jump on the meme stocks bandwagon are to recognize organized disinformation campaigns.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
Former employees praise the kind and caring CEO who made millions from data but still knew staff by name.
Anthony talks with Brad Levy about the company’s acquisition of Cloud9, its plan for future acquisitions, the possibility of an IPO, his thoughts on Big Tech providers, and more.
The bank is developing solutions to help internal teams understand compliant usage and entitlements.
Start-ups and non-traditional data providers are exploiting niches where investment professionals can't rely on ratings.
A look at some of the key people moves from the past week, including Nicolas Aguzin (pictured), who joins HKEx as its new CEO.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Laide Majiyagbe (pictured), who has been appointed head of financing and liquidity at BNY Mellon Markets.
Cyber threat intelligence is crucial for the defense of an organization’s network, but financial firms have to figure out how to make sense of all the data first.
Anthony first looks at the data storage space, explaining that fees are likely to increase for buy- and sell-side firms in the near-term. He also wonders if there’s a market in the terminal/workstation space for innovative startups to gain traction. As…
Impacted users will have to pay extra costs to retain communications data for longer than two years.
While Christopher Giancarlo says distributed ledger technology could’ve helped prime brokers better monitor their risk exposures to Archegos Capital Management, Anthony (and others) are not so sure about that. He also looks at the Broadridge-Itiviti deal.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Sabrina Bailey (pictured), who has been appointed by LSEG to lead its wealth solutions business in the US.
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Vincent Georgel-O’Reilly (pictured), who's been appointed Emea head of alternatives at State Street.
While it would appear that Ion has acquired the Pisa-based vendor, details are murky. If the deal has gone through, though, it could mean contractual changes will occur in the near future for List users.
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Dave Conner (pictured), who joins BestEx Research as managing director of client services.