Trading operations invest heavily in technology

Buy-side firms spent considerable money on trading operations in recent months. Personnel and technology were the two main drivers for budgets in 2014. Technology comes first (after payroll of course) A Greenwich Associates report  revealed that approximately 34 percent of trading desk budgets in 2014 were designated toward technology, according to Traders Magazine. New solutions…

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Sneak Peek of Data Warehousing: Part Two

Some specific improvements to our Data Warehousing include: Tables structures now have increased granularity to allow for more flexible reporting and data analysis Additional columns and tables have been added to specifically make time-series reporting more powerful Third-party feeds are now centralized in their native state and can now be included in reporting The addition…

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Configuration Corner: Viewing Publication XML Files

Configuration Corner articles are targeted toward IT users and implementors of Everest. This article is also available on Lift, our online client documentation portal. Being able to view publication XML files allows the checking of outputs from Everest workflows, which is useful for a number of reasons including troubleshooting errors, integrating with third-party systems, or…

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Tips & Tricks: View Data Panel Load Times

This Tips & Tricks article is geared toward both business users and IT users of Everest. Starting with version 5.0 of Everest, users with the proper permissions can check the details behind data panel load times by leveraging a new data panel option. Steps: 1) Locate the “i” icon on the data panel you wish…

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Highlighted Feature: Shared Views

Each release of Everest is chock-full of new features and enhancements. To emphasize some of the most compelling, we compile a “Highlighted Features” PowerPoint with every major release. This is made available along with full Release Notes through our online documentation portal known as “Lift” (contact your Relationship Manager for access). We’re now taking this…

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2015 will be a big year for fintech companies

Financial technology is growing rapidly and new startups are continuing to emerge and receive capital funding. The sector is poised to experience a boom in 2015 as investors look to improve operational efficiency and transparency with new technology. “Deal volumes in the fintech industry have grown 27 percent each year since 2008.” Boom time for…

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Fintech is a big deal in 2015

Fintech is becoming its own fully established market segment, as evidenced by its likely inclusion in the national lexicon in 2015. Increasingly investors and venture capital funds are looking to pour money into fintech, because of the potential it holds. Fintech innovations are disruptive, but in a good way Imran Gulamhuseinwala, private equity investor and…

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2015 will be a big year for fintech companies

Deal volumes in the financial technology industry have grown 27 percent each year since 2008 globally. Financial technology is growing rapidly and new startups are continuing to emerge and receive capital funding. The sector is poised to experience a boom in 2015 as investors look to improve operational efficiency and transparency with new technology. “Deal volumes…

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