There I was using my favorite marketing tool to prepare a product announcement to our client base when the site shut down. Hmmm, that was strange. I relaunched the site but could no longer get in. Then I rebooted my computer, ran some long overdue updates, and when those didn’t work I finally called my ace in IT. Guess what? This wasn’t a problem on my machine. I was just one of countless other people trying to go about my business without getting anywhere. Finally, panic set in.
Starting with this entry, we’ll be looking at four case studies – examining the needs of four clients and the ways in which we were able to leverage real-time news to influence trading decisions even in modern automated trading environments.