Profit & Loss: Using kdb+ to address TCA
15 Jan 2019
Simon Wilson-Taylor, Head of EBS Institutional, CME Group, discusses the current issues around transaction cost analysis (TCA) and how using the best database can offer the right solution. Simon discusses how EBS Institutional was built upon the kdb+ database and how the technology is being used in other industries, including the F1 Aston Martin Red […]
eFinancial Careers: Programming languages data scientists should know
5 Dec 2018
Paul Bilokon questions the best language for data science in finance and discusses several languages he believes good data scientists should know. His list includes the q programming language and the kdb+ database, described as ‘irreplaceable’ for handling huge datasets at high speeds. Read the full article here.
Huffington Post: Kx Space Advisor Robert Hill on the impact of space weather
20 Oct 2017
Kx’s Robert Hill writes about the impact of ‘space weather’ events affecting Earth over the last 50 years in this article in the Huffington Post UK, and how Kx is supporting a NASA Frontier Development Lab team investigating how to predict them in the future.
Institutional Investor: SEC takes major step forward in digital regulation by utilizing kdb+
31 Mar 2017
Kx is cited in a recent column by Jeffrey Kutler in Institutional Investor which looks at how financial regulators like the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are adding sophisticated technologies for artificial intelligence and machine learning to their toolkits.
Business Growth Fund: Kx parent First Derivatives teams up with BGF
19 Feb 2017
Kx parent First Derivatives (FD) recently announced its latest strategic partnership is with the Business Growth Fund (BGF), one of the UK’s leading investors. This new alliance plans to seed Kx technology in up-and-coming businesses looking for the kind of technological advantage that only Kx can provide. Target areas will include cyber security, AI, blockchain, robotics, nanotechnology, life sciences, neurology and machine learning.
International Business Times: Machine learning and financial services
1 Dec 2016
International Business Times reporter Ian Allison writes about machine learning and financial services in this article that discusses how financial services firms are trying to catch up to companies like Google and Facebook.