Aspect Blog

Reasons To Try AspectDSC For Commodity Market Data & Trade Analysis

Posted by Brigette Gebhard on Apr 28, 2016 2:25:07 AM

“Time is Precious” is an expression that applies to traders more than the average person. As an energy or commodity trader, your daily routine involves making important decisions based on up-to-the second market pricing data, news and historical statistics. There is no time to waste when financial results depend on decisions based on immediate market prices.

With AspectDSC, commodity traders from all over the globe and companies of all sizes can access a wide range of oil prices, metal prices, natural gas prices, agriculture and biofuels prices, bunker market information and more from leading exchanges and news sources through their desktop, tablet and mobile devices. We host our services in state-of-the-art data centers enabling us to offer ultra-low latency for high-speed transactions. With AspectDSC, you can access live, tick-by-tick futures anywhere, anytime.

Check out these links for more information. You'll be persuaded to take a closer look into why companies trading multiple commodities are logging into Aspect Cloud solutions:

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Topics: Markets

Give Your Feedback In Industry E/CTRM Vendor Survey

Posted by Brigette Gebhard on Feb 18, 2016 12:06:16 PM

The 2016 CTRM Vendor Perception Study is being conducted by leading E/CTRM analyst Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech Advisory). This valuable report will be published from research from this survey and other analysis, and will be made available for free download and on-line viewing via the and ComTech Advisory’s website.

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Topics: Technology

London’s IP Week Just Around The Corner

Posted by Yags Savania on Feb 3, 2016 5:03:14 PM

International Petroleum Week (IP Week) is perhaps the largest annual international oil and gas event drawing teams of commodity and energy specialists from around the globe to the streets of London in search of new business relationships, new clients, opportunities with colleagues and partners, and to learn about the industry’s future.

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Topics: Oil Markets

The pig and the python: How American refineries are dealing with the oil glut

Posted by Platts on Jan 7, 2016 3:00:00 PM

By Amanda Rayborn and Luciano Battistini, Platts
Record US crude oil inventory levels in 2015 reminds us of a pig crossing paths with a python. The pig is consumed by the snake, bulging in the reptile’s stomach as it goes through the digestive process, and is a handy parable for oil markets.

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Topics: Oil Markets

2015 Year In Review: Aspect Enjoys Success

Posted by Steve Hughes on Jan 5, 2016 1:00:00 PM

As the New Year begins and we put 15 years behind us, we stop to think about the challenges we’ve overcome, new software and technology we’ve developed and shared, new customers we’re proud to welcome, and existing customers who have expanded their commitment. In all, new business totaled more than $9.6M in new software contracts at a 71% increase over last year.

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Topics: Technology, Oil Markets, Metals Trading

Africa’s Oil Benchmarking Moment

Posted by James Gooder on Dec 2, 2015 12:30:00 PM

Gasoline prices in Nigeria have reached a watershed moment. The weakening international markets mean that the cost of importing fuel has dropped below the regulated gasoline price, meaning that, in effect, Nigerian consumers are paying above the market to fill their cars.

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Topics: Oil Markets, African Crude Oil

Metals Trade & Risk Reporting: Create Your Own Script

Posted by Justin Howat on Nov 12, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Everyone views the world through their own prism. This is true of commodity traders, depending, on which commodity they’re trading, the company’s size and their commercial strategy.

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Topics: Metals Trading

Demand for “Everything Faster, Cheaper, Easier, More Flexible” Drives The World – And It’s No Different In Commodity Trading

Posted by Stephen Golliker on Oct 23, 2015 1:27:42 PM

Welcome to Aspect’s Blog on Technology. It’s the first of many to come with this one introducing a series on “Configuration through Scripting” rather than “Customization through Development” to meet today’s fast-paced commodity trading demands. I'm the Chief Technology Officer at Aspect, and with the help of my colleagues in our development center, we've put together a white paper for you that we hope can help you in your business. It's available as a download below.

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Topics: Technology

Welcome to Aspect's First Official Blog Posting

Posted by Brigette Gebhard on Sep 9, 2015 10:31:39 PM

We're pleased bring you our new Aspect Blog covering key topics for our customers, partners, colleagues and industry professionals with an interest in technology and commodities trade and risk management. I am the VP of Marketing here at Aspect, and I'm excited to be a part of this new social media adventure. We kicked off the year celebrating 15 years in business as the leading cloud solution for trading companies globally. We're excited to provide a forum for our many partners to share their voices on key topics here as well.  

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Topics: Technology

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