Market Data Message Rates Hit New Record
The Exegy Ticker Plant driving the MarketDataPeaks.com web site hit over 3.2 million messages per second on June 29th, surpassing 2.8 million mps reached during the May 6th flash crash.
New Pecking Order in Derivatives?
Exchanges and clearinghouses could win big under the new derivatives regs, but large banks and brokers that own FCMs will play a role in the pecking order.
GoldenSource Launches Data Warehouse
By linking data elements relating to the same object, the data warehouse will create an enterprise-wide view of risk, performance and compliance for clients.
Nasdaq In On-Demand Tick Data Venture With Xignite
Nasdaq OMX Group said today that it chose cloud services provider Xignite to build an on-demand data platform which enables users to access large quantities of detailed historical trade and quote data for all U.S.-listed securities.
TMX Group Builds New Co-Location Facility
TMX Group said today that it finished the construction of a new co-location facility and will start giving users high-speed access to the Toronto Stock Exchange trading engine and market data feeds starting next week.
Xignite Expands Market Data Cloud
Financial information provider Xignite Inc. said today that its market data cloud is now offering real-time information from six new securities exchanges across three continents.
U.S. Options Commissions Projected to Soar as Buy-Side Remains Bullish
Increased volatility in the marketplace may be stoking investor concerns in some sectors, but it’s a driving force behind a potentially banner year for sell-side options desks with more buy-side firms turning towards options-centric strategies, according to a new report by Tabb Group.
It's A Rich Man's World
Regulators are chasing the market with real-time market monitoring technology because they lack the budgets of banks and hedge funds.
ZL Technologies Offers Enterprise-Class Social Media Archiving
The new service offered via the integration of FaceTime’s Unified Security Gateway, follows guidelines recently introduced by FINRA regarding the need to develop policies around the capture and retention of any potentially business-related social media communications.
Options IT Unveils Financial Application Hosting Service
Options IT, a provider of outsourced infrastructure technology, is expanding its Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering through Pipe Momentum, a hosting service aimed at bringing low-latency market data and connectivity to buy-side and sell-side traders.
Nasdaq OMX, FactSet Team to Give Corporate Intelligence
Nasdaq OMX said today that it formed a partnership with analytical applications provider FactSet Research Systems Inc. to create a research platform enabling users to monitor public and private companies along with global capital markets in real-time.
Data Management a Top Priority for Wall Street Firms
While improving data quality long has been viewed as a back-office efficiency play on Wall Street, the financial crisis and ensuing regulatory scrutiny have thrust data management into the spotlight, transforming it into a top business priority.
ITG Links EMS Triton with OMS Macgregor XIP
Investment Technology Group Inc. said today that it integrated its execution management system Triton with its order management system Macgregor XIP in a bid to streamline the trading process for clients.