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WatersTechnology: From Opening Weekend to Market Open — Turning Movies into Market Data

Forefront Communications

Forefront Communications

A movie’s opening weekend is a reliable indicator of how it will perform over the length of its release. But what date a studio picks for the opening weekend—and whether that date changes before release—can also impact its revenues, and its parent studio’s stock price. Event data provider Wall Street Horizon is putting the finishing… Continue reading WatersTechnology: From Opening Weekend to Market Open — Turning Movies into Market Data

The TRADE News: ITG Integrates ONEaccess Tech for MiFID II Unbundling

Mark Dowd

Mark Dowd

ITG has teamed up with ONEaccess to integrate their services for an unbundling tool ahead of MiFID II. ONEaccess research valuation will be integrated with ITG’s research payment account (RPA) to help asset managers unbundle research. ITG’s global head of commission management, Jack Pollina, explained the firm’s RPA tool “seeks to assist clients with the… Continue reading The TRADE News: ITG Integrates ONEaccess Tech for MiFID II Unbundling

The TRADE News: FactSet and ONEaccess Target MiFID II with New Tools

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Forefront Communications

FactSet and ONEaccess have teamed up to produce a suite of tools aimed at tracking and unbundling research services ahead of MiFID II. Clients of FactSet will be eligible to attend corporate access events and be able to create a research valuation framework carrying out broker quantitative votes within its research management solution. The service… Continue reading The TRADE News: FactSet and ONEaccess Target MiFID II with New Tools

WatersTechnology: War of the Clouds

Forefront Communications

Forefront Communications

The next great battle in the financial services space might not be in the blockchain or AI spaces—although they will play a role. No, the next monumental shift in the technology space is likely to be the public cloud sector. “We’re moving our core operations to AWS for a few reasons,” says Shawn Samuel, LiquidityBook’s… Continue reading WatersTechnology: War of the Clouds

Forefront Communications Adds Michael Kingsley as Senior Vice President

Mark Dowd

Mark Dowd

NEW YORK, April 6, 2017 — Forefront Communications Group, a boutique marketing and PR firm focused on the capital markets and fintech, today announced the addition of Michael Kingsley as a Senior Vice President. Michael joins Forefront with over 20 years’ experience in global public relations, journalism and media production. Michael’s public relations background includes… Continue reading Forefront Communications Adds Michael Kingsley as Senior Vice President

WatersTechnology: Wall Street Horizon Serves Whole Enchilada to Interactive Brokers Workstation Clients

Forefront Communications

Forefront Communications

Institutional and retail electronic brokerage Interactive Brokers has incorporated all the event data types provided by Boston-based event data vendor Wall Street Horizon into its IB Trader Workstation platform, and will make it available to its professional and non-professional “retail” active trader clients, along with a new capability to export the WSH data into other… Continue reading WatersTechnology: Wall Street Horizon Serves Whole Enchilada to Interactive Brokers Workstation Clients

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