November 11, 2013
What is it about cloud computing that causes such a disturbance in the force? The seduction of low-cost yet massive compute power creates overwhelming interest. Yet fears of a too-good-to-be-true offer create an emotional tug-of-war not for the faint hearted.
Momentum is building fast within the trading and investment business to benefit from the $18B cloud computing industry. In a recent OneMarketData survey, respondents overwhelmingly look to avail themselves of all that...
October 10, 2013
Cloud computing, it means a lot of different things to different people and is one of the most over hyped technologies in all of computerdom. There are public, private, hybrid, infrastructure, software and platform oriented cloud solutions. Crafty software vendors masquerade as cloud solutions, but having a hosted app in rack-mounted hardware for a monthly fee does not constitute a cloud based solution. Gartner has identified no less than thirty-seven cloud-based services...
September 2, 2013
This article was originally published at OneMarketData'a blog, and is reproduced here with permission.
By Louis Lovas
In today’s information age, we often take for granted that breaking news stories from across the globe will be delivered to our doorstep in an instance. We have come to expect a deluge of information from radio, television, newspapers and social media to provide not just journalistic coverage of political, business and society’s notable events but...
July 25, 2013
Commentary on social media outlets has reached peak levels. This year marks the seventh anniversary of Twitter and tweet volume now exceeds 400 million messages per day. Social media steps over traditional outlets to offer faster news delivery sprinkled with opinions, commentary and perspectives on business activity and political events. One glaring example was the public outrage over Rolling Stone’s now infamous choice for a cover photo. If Werner Media the publisher...
July 25, 2013
For the first half of this year equity markets are soaring on a sugar high; market indices regularly hit new highs as exhibited by the DOWs 18 percent rise and the S&P 500 breaking 12 percent over the end of last year. The debate rages on how long this bullish market will continue. There are numerous factors that could make this year different from the past three, ranging from the continuation of central bank easing policy to improved economic conditions. How do we know this? Its all...
March 13, 2013
What are some of the main drivers for investments in data management technology?
Fear, uncertainty and doubt pervade the market as witnessed by falling volumes, smothering volatility and unsettled regulatory policy. Trading firms operate in a fiercely competitive industry where success is measured by profit. Shifting competition, understanding and containing trading costs, rapidly advancing technology and managing risk tear at the fabric of all trading firms. This is...
February 18, 2013
Recently Getco announced two grim figures. Their net income fell 82 percent and revenue declined by 41 percent. Even against the backdrop of the January Effect which has created a sugar-high for the S&P500, a winning streak just shy of its all-time high of 1565.15 set in 2007, Getco’s losses are sobering news. And they coincide with the precipitous drop in stock-market volume coupled with erratic volatility. This streak of withering...
November 20, 2012
Convergence according to Wikipedia is the merger of previously distinct technologies into a new form; requiring new theories, new products, and new practices. The convergence of cloud computing, big data and low latency technologies have begun to meld together within the financial industry.
Increasing competition and thinning margins are pushing the technology envelope in the hunt for alpha. This has manifested itself on many fronts, increasing sophistication in the tools to...
November 12, 2012
I’ve just returned from my first trip to Singapore, speaking at TradeTech Asiaand visiting with a handful of trading firms. I was duly impressed. Asia-Pacific is undergoing a sea change. Their penchant for all things high-tech is a focal point for growth as they become leaders in the global economy. The Asian trading landscape is on the move creating improvements, in networking infrastructure and technology. Regional exchanges such Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX) have deployed expand...
November 5, 2012
WHAT: OneMarketData, LLC, a leader in tick data management and analytics, today announced that Louis Lovas, director of solutions, will be a featured speaker at Trading Architecture Singapore on Wednesday, November 7 through Thursday, November 8.
Lovas will be participating on a panel entitled “Best practices for managing data for real-time trading and pre-trade risk management,”...