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Alt Data on the March with Machine Learning

Alt Data on the March with Machine Learning


The explosion of alternative data sources, such as satellite images, sentiment analysis, and geolocation data, is having a profound impact on the field of quantitative investing. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
PrimeXM CEO’s speaks to Game Changers Magazine

PrimeXM CEO’s speaks to Game Changers Magazine


“We are particularly proud to be trusted by so many clients in the region and we believe that it is testament to PrimeXM’s potential.”   READ MORE +
MiFID II & Fixed Income: Big Changes on the Horizon

MiFID II & Fixed Income: Big Changes on the Horizon


The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is a sweeping set of financial re-forms, establishing mandates for best execution and pre- and post-trade transparency. How will it impact Fixed Income trading as an asset class?   READ MORE +
BLOG: Publishing to APAs: What’s the MiFID II Solution

BLOG: Publishing to APAs: What’s the MiFID II Solution


As #MiFIDII draws near, are financial institutions ready to publish their pre and post-trade market data? Here’s what they need to know about APAs.   READ MORE +
BLOG: Why Great Data Needs a Quality Enterprise Platform

BLOG: Why Great Data Needs a Quality Enterprise Platform


Great market data demands quality. Read why Thomson Reuters Platform does more than manage market data for our customers and how it responds to their business needs.   READ MORE +
BLOG: Keeping pace with the big data explosion

BLOG: Keeping pace with the big data explosion


Data managed services come in all sizes, from in-house to fully-managed. Tricia San Cristobal, Head of Enterprise Platform and Elektron as a Service Propositions Thomson Reuters tells us how with Elektron you can find the right fit for all your market data.   READ MORE +
Interview: PrimeXM’s Matthew Best speaks to FinanceFeeds about liquidity management

Interview: PrimeXM’s Matthew Best speaks to FinanceFeeds about liquidity management


Matthew Best, Head of Client Services at PrimeXM London, talks with FinanceFeeds about PrimeXM’s cutting-edge technology solutions and the company’s vision for growth.   READ MORE +
TradeTechFX Recap

TradeTechFX Recap


Earlier this week, FlexTrade exhibited at TradeTechFX at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos in Barcelona alongside the most senior level FX trading professionals. Here, FlexTrade demonstrated for the first time their recently announced integration with Dataminr into the FlexTRADER EMS.   READ MORE +
Importance of Carrier Diversity Amidst Industry Consolidation

Importance of Carrier Diversity Amidst Industry Consolidation


NexGen Networks Highlights Importance of Carrier Diversity Amidst Accelerating Telecommunications Industry Consolidation NexGen offers an alternative as redundancy and carrier diversity planning is disrupted by a surge of mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications industry   READ MORE +
Outside-In Competition Forces Insurance Industry Innovation

Outside-In Competition Forces Insurance Industry Innovation


66% of insurers agree that big data is enabling non-traditional providers to move into the industry. Download PDF.   READ MORE +
Why Trading in India  is Good for Business

Why Trading in India is Good for Business


Benefit from India’s high-growth economy with low-latency trading network...   READ MORE +
Low Latency Connectivity in Borsa Istanbul

Low Latency Connectivity in Borsa Istanbul


Connect into Borsa Istanbul: Unique opportunities for financial clients searching for ultra-low latency connectivity to Turkish and APAC markets.   READ MORE +
2017 Cybersecurity Outlook  for Financial Services Organizations

2017 Cybersecurity Outlook for Financial Services Organizations


The Cybersecurity Challenge. Threat Landscape, Risk Mitigation and Considerations are all included in this white paper   READ MORE +
Next Steps in Bond Trading: All-to-All Matching Catching on?

Next Steps in Bond Trading: All-to-All Matching Catching on?


Corporate bond trading platforms are in the news again. Platforms that have launched innovative all-to-all trading protocols are attracting buy-side firms to their venues. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Regulators, quant up! New rules from FINRA, SEC and CFTC target automated algorithmic trading

Regulators, quant up! New rules from FINRA, SEC and CFTC target automated algorithmic trading


On February 11, 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) filed a proposed rule with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) that would require individuals who “design, develop or significantly modify algorithmic trading strategies” (or “ATS”) as well as individuals responsible for the “day-to-day supervision or direction of the development...   READ MORE +
Trading the news: Use machine-readable data to find alpha

Trading the news: Use machine-readable data to find alpha


Systematic trading is an ever-evolving competition. One key arena in that contest: the inputs used in quantitative trading models. Over the years, the list of data sets that quants use has expanded from those based on historical prices, to statistical cross-asset correlations, to exposures to unique risk factors and beyond....   READ MORE +
Six degrees of quant: Kevin Bacon and the Erdos number mystery

Six degrees of quant: Kevin Bacon and the Erdos number mystery


It’s inside baseball for finance’s brainiest brainiacs: the Erdos Number.   READ MORE +
Quants are eating away at Wall Street’s edge

Quants are eating away at Wall Street’s edge


This article was written by Dani Burger. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal.  For quant investors, fast money’s a hard addiction to break. A mob of trend-followers is eroding the advantage that quantitative analysis usually provides to short-term equity trading strategies more quickly than normal, according to research from...   READ MORE +
Timely Information Drives Opportunity

Timely Information Drives Opportunity


Global economic indicators are important data points for developing, refining and executing algorithmic strategies. Getting these indicators as soon as they are publicly available is paramount to allowing market participants to make timely, informed investment decisions.      READ MORE +
Q&A: FX Trading in Asia Pacific (Part 2)

Q&A: FX Trading in Asia Pacific (Part 2)


As regulators place more scrutiny on best execution policies and transparency in OTC markets, institutions trading FX in Asia Pacific are watching closely. Hedge funds and asset managers are facing indirect pressure from investors to monitor the performance of their brokers and venues in FX spot, forwards and NDFs. In...   READ MORE +


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