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Alt Data: A Work in Progress

Alt Data: A Work in Progress


Banks and investment firms have increased their consumption of alternative data sets, but there are still challenges around selecting the most relevant data for trading purposes, according to panelists at a recent industry fintech conference.   READ MORE +
CAT is Out of the Bag

CAT is Out of the Bag


Despite a one-year delay and other missed deadlines, the order-tracking system known as the Consolidated Audit Trail is back on track as exchanges were due to begin reporting required equities and options data into the CAT on Nov. 15.   READ MORE +
BIG Data: Getting Granular with ESG Factors

BIG Data: Getting Granular with ESG Factors


Despite some of the weaknesses in company-published ESG data, big data and artificial intelligence have enabled the construction of new data sets for analyzing investments.   READ MORE +
A.I. on the Fast Track

A.I. on the Fast Track


In the future, analysts will consult artificial intelligence software to crunch big data, find historical precedents, and run statistics to predict what lies ahead, all within a few minutes.   READ MORE +
Data Science Platforms Help the Buy Side Integrate Alternative Data

Data Science Platforms Help the Buy Side Integrate Alternative Data


Asset managers are looking for ways to mine alternative data sets for investment ideas, recognizing that stock pickers cannot rely on traditional research.   READ MORE +
The Mexican Stock Exchange Deploys Market Data Access in Equinix New York Data Center

The Mexican Stock Exchange Deploys Market Data Access in Equinix New York Data Center


Capitalizes on established financial services ecosystem and leverages interconnection at the state-of-the-art data center   READ MORE +
Connecting stock exchanges and global trading with China

Connecting stock exchanges and global trading with China


Our Head of Asia Pacific, Matthew Lempriere, discusses mutual market access, infrastructure and the next growth opportunity in China.   READ MORE +
Buy Side Juggles Efficiency and Workflow in Search for Corporate Bond Liquidity

Buy Side Juggles Efficiency and Workflow in Search for Corporate Bond Liquidity


Corporate bond investors are seeking operational efficiencies on their fixed income trading desks to lower costs.   READ MORE +
Algo Development 2.0 Looks to Open Source, Cloud & Big Data

Algo Development 2.0 Looks to Open Source, Cloud & Big Data


In the next five to 10 years, don’t be shocked if hedge funds begin to outsource their algorithms to a team of quants coding in Python using the cloud and open source tools.   READ MORE +
Global FX Code Gains Adoption but Last Look is a Thorny Issue

Global FX Code Gains Adoption but Last Look is a Thorny Issue


Over 200 market participants have signed the FX Global Code of Conduct, a voluntary set of principles published a year ago to restore trust and curb bad behavior in the wholesale foreign exchange market.   READ MORE +
Artificial Intelligence Gains Momentum: From Machine Learning to Deep Learning

Artificial Intelligence Gains Momentum: From Machine Learning to Deep Learning


Among the key benefits of artificial intelligence is that it can analyze large volumes of structured and unstructured data more quickly than humans do, which can boost productivity. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken examines.   READ MORE +
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 +
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 +
PrimeXM speaks to Euromoney: Feature article

PrimeXM speaks to Euromoney: Feature article


“Co-location can shelter institutions against such attacks since DDoS messages are not able to affect internal communication between the co-located entities.” Mr. Vlasceanu notes.   READ MORE +
MiFID II: Down to the Wire on Commodity Position Limits

MiFID II: Down to the Wire on Commodity Position Limits


As MiFID II’s Jan. 3 go-live date draws closer, investment firms are rushing to implement systems that monitor position limits on commodity derivatives, though the majority of the limits are still unknown. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   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 +
CMC Markets Integrates Proprietary CFD Liquidity with FlexTrade

CMC Markets Integrates Proprietary CFD Liquidity with FlexTrade


CMC Markets has announced a new integration to its CFD liquidity offering. The company has partnered up with FlexTrade Systems to enlarge the scope of its offering.   READ MORE +
Broker wheel of fortune

Broker wheel of fortune


The algo wheel has burst onto the scene promising to help the buy-side assess, monitor and justify algorithm and broker choices to regulators. The TRADE investigates how the tool works and asks what all of the fuss is about. FlexTrade’s Rich McGraw, senior vice president, global multi-asset EMS/OMS sales, provided...   READ MORE +
The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data

The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data


As hedge funds and quantitative asset managers hunt for unique sources of alpha, Wall Street’s attention is turning to analysis of location data generated by mobile phones. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken examines the trend.   READ MORE +