SIA SHOW: ILX Boosts Fixed-Income Content
With the end of a Telerate exclusive on Cantor Fitzgerald bond prices, ILX Systems has been beefing up its fixed-income content and will be demonstrating that through an evolving product called FI Focus.
SIA SHOW: NASD's ADF: In Need of FIX?
ECNs that rely heavily on the FIX messaging protocol may have to think twice about posting their Nasdaq quotes on the so-called ADF that the National Association of Securities Dealers is currently developing.
Questions of the Month
Wall Street & Technology posed questions to some of the industry's top technology executives. Check out how they responded to questions like: What are your three main challenges/projects and what are you spending on each? Also, which technologies do you see being dominant in financial services for the next 10 years? You might be surprised at their answers.
Oh What Memories!
On the brink of celebrating the 20th anniversary of Wall Street & Technology, one writer reflects on the trends, events and technology developments which changed the face of the securities business and tours some of WS&T's most memorable covers.
The Street’s New Watchdogs
The Patriot Act requires brokerage and investment firms to report activity that might be the work of money launderers. As these institutions scramble to figure out how to comply with the new regulations, they must also decide whether to build, buy or outsource a system that can help them monitor trades.
SuperMontage Showdown: ECNs Are Ready for a Row with Nasdaq
SuperMontage threatens to seriously eat into the market share of ECNs by centralizing the trading of OTC stocks. But Island, Instinet and Archipelago have constructed plans to vigorously defend their territory against Nasdaq's new order-routing and execution network.
NASD's ADF: In Need of FIX?
The NASD is getting prepared to launch a quote-display and trade-reporting facility targeted at ECNs, but the association may have to add FIX functionality to its so-called ADF before it attracts any participants.