A Look Ahead to the Capital Markets in 2013
The Eurozone crisis is far from over, the fiscal cliff is top of the headlines and industry revenues continue to decline. Adding to their collective headache, financial organizations are dealing with flat IT budgets while striving to innovate in today’s ultra-competitive market. But there are a host of bright spots in the financial technology world. Here is a look at Wall Street & Technology’s take on the key issues that will shape the industry in 2013.
Hedge Funds Down, Not Out in Tricky US Natgas Market
David Coolidge may still be the king of
U.S. natural gas hedge fund managers but his $2 billion Velite
Capital has made less than half of last year's money while one
of his biggest rivals is headed for a loss in an unusually
tricky year for traders.
Things You Should Know About HTML5
Leading front-end trading applications in FX, fixed income and OTC derivatives have moved quickly to adopt HTML5. But this is no technology fad, writes Mazy Dar, CEO of OpenFin.
The Road to Big Data
As big data becomes inescapable in today's financial services industry, institutions can prepare by surveying the analytics landscape, targeting a specific problem to solve, studying relevant cases and expanding capabilities with the right technology solution for their environment.