Market volatility prompted by the uncertainty of the US elections could push market data rates to new records, once again testing firms’ trading infrastructure.
The extreme volatility of the past few weeks has dramatically impacted market data rates, but not in ways that you would expect.
The Consolidated Tape Association’s quote and trade feeds provide an affordable source of top-of-book market data. Here’s your easy guide to using them.
Despite being one of the largest expenses for financial services firms, relatively few take the time to learn about the intricacies of market data. The topic warrants a much closer…
Market data is the third largest expense for many banks and broker-dealers. Understanding fees can help firms with infrastructure planning and budgeting.
We give an overview of the different financial market data providers and assess some of the trade-offs between each type.
We outline the basics any financial professional should understand – including feed features, a comparison of similar feeds, and the fees associated with them.
While the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)’s data collection requirements are challenging, the data will also help firms perform more thorough trade analysis.
Know what market data you use and how it fits within your firm’s strategy to ensure proper market data budgeting.
Slippage is a familiar concept to high frequency traders. It’s a source of variance if unaccounted for, but a confidence-builder when deliberately modeled.
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