Buy Side OMS and EMS: Integration, Expansion and Consolidation (TABB Group)

This is my latest research report looking at the buy side’s usage of trading technology.  See the press release below, the executive summary at tabbgroup.com…

Power Density: Getting to the Core of the Issue (Securities Industry News)

All of the financial services focused data centers I’ve spoken with have expressed much more concern about running low on power than on running out…

Packing a Stock Exchange into a Box (Securities Industry News)

Not only does everyone on Wall Street need faster servers, but they need them to also take up less space and less power.  No small…

‘Several Competing’ Clearing Houses Needed for Swaps (Securities Industry News)

I participated in a panel discussion this morning focused on opportunities for execution venues an exchanges created by OTC derivatives reform.  As legislation will likely…

Securities Industry News – Linux: Big With the Bulge Brackets

I gave a presentation at 8a this morning at a Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) event, and SIN had a story on their website by…

Securities Industry News – Single-Dealer Portals Offer Live Prices to Debt Buyers

Trade directly with your broker or look to a system that consolidates multiple quotes?  There are benefits to each approach, but as things get more electronic…

Securities Industry News – Dealing With the Data Deluge

The guys from Exegy who run the Market Data Peaks website say market data rates will only continue to increase.  I agree – although I’m…

Securities Industry News – StreamBase Launches Developer Community to Advance CEP Innovation

I got a demo and this is pretty cool stuff.  I’m sure we’ll continue to see initiatives like this from financial services focused software firms:…

Securities Industry News – Derivatives Regulation Could Be Bonanza for Clearing Houses

“The major issues will stay pretty close to what they are in the House,” says Kevin McPartland, a senior analyst at New York-based research firm…

SIN – Budgeting for Latency: If I Shave a Microsecond, Will I See a 10X Profit?

The trick is to make sure the money being spent to remove delays will be more than reimbursed by the profits achieved in the trading…