Finding Alpha in the New NormalFebruary 21, 2013Adapting to the new normal of the equity markets, diversifying into other asset classes, and confidently managing the risks for healthy returns can be achieved by understanding, managing and analyzing data.
As Wall Street Turns: Portware Buys Pipeline Tech AssetsJuly 25, 2012In a move that seems too close to the Pipeline soap opera, EMS provider Portware will integrate the predictive analytics that it acquired from the former dark pool, while offering customers a broker-neutral solution to improve trading performance.
Can Social Media Sharpen Quant Models?June 29, 2012Experts scoff at the idea of social media-based sentiment analysis being the backbone of a trading strategy. But it could hold promise as a part of a multifactor quant model.
Meet the Next-Generation TraderApril 03, 2012Thanks to electronic markets, high-speed trading and intelligent algorithms, today's buy-side trader must evolve to survive.
Does TCA Really Work for the Buy Side?January 24, 2012Transaction cost analysis promises stronger executions. But buy-side trading desks may not always know how to pinpoint the information that can actually help them get the most out of their trades.
Markit Acquires QSGNovember 02, 2011The global financial information provider, known for derivaiives valuations and trade processing, is looking to enter the equities trade analytics business with QSG.