After the Storm: The Changing Shape of Financial Content Markets


John Blossom does some great coverage of the Securities Industry Association Technology Management Conference. In summary, big financial information suppliers continue to struggle to stay big, open standards to drive through a wealth of new and innovative content sources, and the anti-tech bastion Bloomberg to continue its slow erosion.

Excerpt: “Textual and analytic content also finds more companies such as CBS Marketwatch who are able to bypass major vendors and provide sophisticated services directly to financial institutions as well as to individual investors. Between these approaches are squeezed the content bases of the major vendors that will have an increasingly hard time building up sand bars of exclusive and far-ranging content sets that can protect them in this open environment.”

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