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.
December 21, 2012


5. A Cloud Reality Check for HFT Shops?

High-frequency trading firms are running complex calculations in the public cloud, but the economics of storing big data may not be so cheap.

Ed’s note: Financial firms are all storing the same market data and time series data in the cloud, which is wasting money, experts contend. There could be a huge opportunity for cloud vendors such as Amazon to create an ecosystem around the providers of time series data.

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