Fast, real-time, low latency, ultra-low latency, sub second – I could go on. The point is that there is so much emphasis on the speed of information these days. Just last week we participated in The Trading Show NYC (@TheTradingShow), which is a one day event for those in the quant and automated trading space. We met a variety of people from different vantage points in the industry, but they all remarked that speed is a factor in how they conduct business. They concluded that the faster the data comes in, the faster they could make decisions.
It's that time of year when the kids are heading back to school so its seemed like good time for a news primer. When it comes to making decisions on behalf of your business, there are 3 key news factors to consider: speed, accuracy and reliability.