As we turn the calendar over, the hype machine surrounding the blockchain industry is still strong. Anthony hopes that it will meet an untimely demise in 2019.
As strides are being made to encourage greater institutional participation in the trading of cryptocurrencies, Wei-Shen ponders whether the crypto space will end up looking exactly like the traditional financial ecosystem.
Uncertainty in politics and the global markets makes it difficult to predict what kind of year 2019 will be.
Data management is more about striving than finalizing.
Wei-Shen Wong wonders about the future of market data models, and how pricing models need to change.
James reflects on the importance of human involvement as trading technology evolves.
Data and technology have a co-dependent relationship, for better or for worse.
While interest in quantum computing has been slow to arrive in the capital markets, Wei-Shen, who attended this year’s Sibos conference in Sydney, says a tipping point might be soon to come.
Regulators must reach an agreement on data sharing before Brexit, even if that requires working around EU rules.
While Anthony understands why banks are desperate to get in on the alternative data oil rush, he thinks that ultimately, they’re going to be disappointed.
For some, the SEC's scrutiny of exchange data fees is scarier than ghouls, goblins and a toddler's Halloween candy-induced sleeplessness.
As the industry—and society, as a whole—embraces the promise of artificial intelligence, James argues that there is a need to train models on more than just mathematical data.
As cybersecurity issues become more daunting, and as vendors collect more of our personal information, Anthony says we will need Congress to take more of an active role in protecting citizens’ information, even as they willingly give it away.
Data and technology, once firmly separate, are increasingly becoming the same function, both in the industry and in the pages of Waters.
In echo chambers, it’s easy to believe that we’re heading for a horrible ending as a species. Anthony argues that people need to take a deep breath and a step back.
As Waters celebrates its 25th anniversary, James increasingly sees an industry more excited about technology than ever—and with good reason.
This year, Waters celebrates the 25th anniversary of its founding. Victor looks back at a number of the seminal moments in its history and the staff members who helped shape the publication.
Guess who has two thumbs and used one of them to press the closing bell at Nasdaq last Monday? This guy!
Victor reflects on how mergers and acquisitions have shaped the industry during his tenure as editor, and looks ahead at changes for Waters.
The returns from ESG are undeniable, and in the world of Wall Street, that means more than partisan perspectives.
Even if a second referendum overturns the Brexit vote, the damage is already done.