Chris Donnan
Chris Donnan

Event Processing: A new technology for leveraging streaming FX data

Chris Donnan explains why many vendors have begun to focus on what event processing has to offer for FX trading participants.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 29 / FOCUS / October, 2007

Event processing is a set of new paradigms and accompanying technologies that have been building in momentum in the world of finance over the past few years.  Not only is there a buzz in the large world of “finance”, but many vendors have begun to focus on what event processing has to offer for FX trading participants. These ideas and technologies are rapidly changing the face of how FX trading participants are able to interact with the markets. As with any new paradigm or technology there is often a glut of “market speak” out there from the vendors promising to save the world. - What exactly is Event processing? - What is the set of problems it seeks to address?  - Why is it specifically to people trading Foreign Exchange products? - How are others in the FX Trading space using these tools today? - Who are the key vendors in this space? - What can we do to capitalize on whatever benefits these concepts and technologies have to...continued

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