Because it’s easier to switch tech providers, and because the pandemic is helping to push firms to want tools delivered as a service, and because of new rules, and because of mounting challenges from startup fintech companies, Anthony says that incumbent…
After pairings of the Options-Activ, Exegy-Vela, and now Pico-Redline, Anthony wonders whether the next wave of consolidation will involve the biggest tech and market data players.
In Anthony’s mind, eight topics will dominate the headlines in the New Year. They are…
As data and analytics change, so too must the CDO function. Anthony also looks at the appointment of Lynn Martin as president of NYSE.
After the European Commission released its proposal for an EU consolidated tape last week, Anthony explores some of the unanswered questions that still linger and what the greatest roadblocks appear to be.
Anthony looks at how Nasdaq's Quandl strategy ties into other trends spreading through the market.
Once the target for acquisition, Trading Technologies is now on the lookout for companies it will look to acquire to expand its asset class coverage. Anthony explores what that might mean for the industry.
Anthony explores some of the unanswered questions—and potential ripple effects—that come with the new partnership between CME and Google.
Financial services firms are increasingly embracing public cloud offerings, but there have been stumbles along the way, including around scalability, throttling, and a lack of true multi-cloud connectedness. These are lessons that must be learned if…
Digital Asset has slowly expanded its influence with exchanges in the APAC region, and this year has made additional inroads in the US and Europe. Anthony examines the company's wins and losses over the last seven years.
Anthony explains that Wall Street is too cookie-cutter when it comes to producing and attracting talent. As tech keeps on rapidly evolving, banks and asset managers are going to need to look beyond the usual ranks to find specialist skills.
Anthony says that banks should be more concerned with cleaning up the technical debt accumulated in the back office, rather than dumping money into bleeding-edge technologies.
Bloomberg, Broadridge, and Finra have all recently made news in the world of standards and identifiers. Anthony looks at some of the questions the reporters at WatersTechnology will be asking going forward.
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.
Anthony looks at some recent developments in the low-code and no-code spaces, and tries to better understand what’s hype and what’s reality.
Anthony looks at what he thinks will be the biggest topics during the last quarter of 2021.
Anthony believes these advancements will provide the opening for Big Tech firms to created outsized influence that will change financial technology forever.
As brokers start to explore various forms of self-service models, Anthony wonders if this could lead to a complete rethink of how commercial terms and contracts are structured for adding on new datasets.
Anthony says that if trading firms want to take advantage of new datasets in fixed income and advancements in machine learning, they’re going to first have to embrace interoperability.
Anthony wonders if there are any tea leaves to be read as a result of Symphony migrating its platform from AWS to Google Cloud.
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.
Anthony first looks at the alternative data industry and connects to QAnon, before explaining why there needs to be more hard numbers in the world of blockchain.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
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.