Thomson Reuters Eikon: What Went Wrong?
Market observers say a confluence of factors have contributed to the sluggish start for Thomson Reuters' Eikon, the company's next generation market data desktop.
Emerging Markets Represent the Future for HFTs
Tax high-frequency trading, and watch business jump into the welcoming arms of emerging markets that have spent the last few years building the infrastructure to handle business that traditionally was done in the United States and Europe.
2011: A Year of Rogues and Regs
Like the angel and devil that sit on your shoulders the two most important themes from 2011 boil down to "being rogue" and "being regulated."
Cha Ching! The Sound of Colocation Fees
A regulatory filing by NYSE Arca offers a glimpse into NYSE Euronext's plans to allow vendors into its Mahwah data center, and what it will charge them for hosting applications per user in the colocation facility.
BATS Proposes Rewards Program for Market Makers
BATS Global Markets applied with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a platform it said will give market makers a financial incentive to boost liquidity and create tighter spreads on its exchange.
Capital Markets Outlook 2012
Battered and bruised by a difficult 2011, Wall Street faces another challenging year. We examine 10 critical issues that will set the agenda at capital markets firms in 2012.
Nasdaq OMX to Offer Machine-Readable News
Nasdaq OMX announced the purchase of RapiData LLC, a move the exchange operator said will enable it to deliver machine-readable news to subscribers through an electronic feed.
MF Global: Sifting Through the Ashes
After the spectacular implosion of Jon Corzine's brokerage firm, regulators are trying to sort out what happened as investors try to recoup their money.
Corzine: Hands-Off CEO?
Testifying on Capitol Hill, MF Global's ex-CEO Jon Corzine told lawmakers that he didn't break any rules and didn't know who pressed the button to move the customer money out of segregated accounts.
10 Takeaways from Corzine's Testimony
MF Global's ex-CEO Jon Corzine will tell Congress that the collapsed brokerage firm operated within its risk limits until its bankruptcy filing and that he "simply" doesn't know where the money is.
The OPRA feed consumes more bandwidth than any other market data feed in the world and experiences peak traffic bursts that dwarf comparable rates of throughput in European options data feeds.
Wall Street Conquers Big Data on the Web
With the explosion in Internet content, traders and investment managers increasingly are looking for tools to help them mine the web's vast stores of unstructured data to identify trading signals, predict future events and gain an edge.