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WatersTechnology: An Inside Look at How Natural Language Processing is Used in the Capital Markets

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Forefront Communications

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing the ways that capital markets firms understand and analyze data. While natural language processing is a decades-old technology, it’s gaining prominence today. So too is its sibling, natural language generation, which Wall Street firms and technology providers are deploying to improve research and analysis functions. Pluribus Labs, created… Continue reading WatersTechnology: An Inside Look at How Natural Language Processing is Used in the Capital Markets

Forefront Communications Adds Eric Soderberg as Managing Partner

Forefront Communications

Forefront Communications

NEW YORK — Forefront Communications Group, a boutique marketing and PR firm focused on the capital markets and fintech, today announced the addition of Eric Soderberg as a Managing Partner of the firm. Eric brings over 20 years of capital markets and fintech marketing and communications experience to Forefront. His past experience includes Chief Marketing and… Continue reading Forefront Communications Adds Eric Soderberg as Managing Partner

Business Insider: A Big Deal in the Options Trading Business Just Went Down

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Forefront Communications

A big deal in the options trading world just got announced. Dash Financial, a financial technology provider, is merging with LiquidPoint, the options trading and technology business owned by Convergex. The new entity, named Dash Financial Technologies, will be majority owned by the private-equity firm GTCR, which is also a majority owner at Convergex. The… Continue reading Business Insider: A Big Deal in the Options Trading Business Just Went Down

WatersTechnology: LiquidityBook Integrates FactSet Data, Analytics

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Forefront Communications

Inside Market Data’s Max Bowie talks to LiquidityBook’s Sean Sullivan about its move to integrated exchange prices, reference data and benchmark information from FactSet Research Systems into its trading and portfolio management platforms. “FactSet provides all the information needed to streamline and accelerate the buy-side workflow, from news and quotes to robust volume analytics and powerful portfolio… Continue reading WatersTechnology: LiquidityBook Integrates FactSet Data, Analytics

TabbFORUM: Event-Driven Trading Delivers Alpha (Remember Alpha?)

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Forefront Communications

Joe Ranieri, Wall Street Horizon’s Head of Channel Partnerships & Data Management, writes in Tabb Forum that events data contains important signals that can generate alpha for the firms that have access to the data and know what to look for – whether they favor a fundamental, technical, or quantitative approach. Read the full article… Continue reading TabbFORUM: Event-Driven Trading Delivers Alpha (Remember Alpha?)

REDI — The EMS Vendor Review: A Practical Guide to Vetting a Trading Platform’s Service and Support Organization

Sam Belden

Sam Belden

As trading platforms have evolved over the years, their features have grown in number and sophistication. With every technology advancement, regulatory change and market structure shift, new capabilities have emerged for traders to master. At the same time as this explosion in functionality, true integration with the rest of the trading stack has become a… Continue reading REDI — The EMS Vendor Review: A Practical Guide to Vetting a Trading Platform’s Service and Support Organization

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