Trading News

Big Data Brother: Power of Trading in the Hands of a Few by Tommi Vuorenmaa

Big Data Brother: Power of Trading in the Hands of a Few by Tommi Vuorenmaa

Tommi Vuorenmaa, a speaker at our up coming Trading Show New York has provided an article on automated and high-frequency trading from his perspective. Tommi A. Vuorenmaa, PhD, is the Founder/President of “Triangle Intelligence,” a company advancing startup projects related to high-frequency trading (HFT) research and new ways to algorithmic development (e.g. http://hft.exchange). Previously, Tommi worked as […]

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Apply for the GREAT Tech Awards

Apply for the GREAT Tech Awards

Written by on July 10, 2015 in Trading News with 0 Comments

Are you a FinTech company in the Northeast USA with global aspirations? Apply for The Great Tech Awards to win a chance to visit the UK to help your company go global.  The third annual GREAT Tech Awards encourages high-growth technology companies in the Northeast USA to select the UK as destination of choice for international expansion. […]

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General Interest

Jason Roney on Performance manipulation- what’s wrong with the Sharpe ratio?

Jason Roney is the Founding Principal of Bluegrass Capital Management. Jason gave a presentation titled “Performance manipulation- what’s wrong with the Sharpe ratio?” at Trading Show Chicago 2015. Watch his presentation above. Mr. Roney has over sixteen years of trading experience across global futures. His unique ability to define market regimes and mitigate trade risk has […]

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Case Study: Low Latency Java in the Real World

Case Study: Low Latency Java in the Real World

LMAX Exchange and the Zing JVM LMAX Exchange and Azul Systems are both known for low latency and high performance Java technologies. LMAX has been using Azul’s award-winning Java Virtual Machine, Zing (JVM) to power their FX execution venue. In this case study we summarize a presentation by Mark Price (Senior Developer, LMAX Exchange) and […]

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Big Data

LIVE FROM THE EVENT: Bloomberg on derivatives pricing in the new world

LIVE FROM THE EVENT: Bloomberg on derivatives pricing in the new world

Written by on October 7, 2015 in Big Data, Quant with 0 Comments

The first session of the Quant and Big Data stream at this year’s Trading Show New York was kicked off by Fabio Mercurio, Head of Quantitative Analytics at Bloomberg, with his session on features and challenges of derivatives pricing in the new world. Fabio started off with explaining the difference between derivatives in the ‘old world’ and derivatives in […]

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Comparing next generation market data management platforms

Comparing next generation market data management platforms

Written by on May 29, 2015 in Big Data, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

Comparing next generation market data management platforms: social media, tick data, and feeds – what does the buy-side need next? Moderator: Patrick Flannery, Co-Founder & CEO, Maystreet Louis Lovas, Director, OneMarketData David Greenfield, Director, Gnip Tommi Vuorenmaa, President, Triangle Intelligence Louis Lovas is the Director of Solutions at OneMarketData where his responsibilities include strategic business […]

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High-Frequency Trading

The who’s who of connectivity and data centers

The who’s who of connectivity and data centers

Written by on May 29, 2015 in Exchanges, HFT, Reports, Technology with 0 Comments

We have compiled a list and directory of some of the top connectivity providers who are revolutionizing the speed of automated trading. Download the report here The top five firms with fiber products Fiber networks enable information to be sent through fiber optic cables from one trading hub to another. This was the first method […]

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Is HFT just misunderstood?

Is HFT just misunderstood?

Written by on May 25, 2015 in Featured on app, HFT, Reports with 0 Comments

High Frequency Trading (HFT) according to definition, is a type of algorithmic trading, specifically the use of sophisticated technological tools and computer algorithms to rapidly trade securities. HFT uses proprietary trading strategies carried out by computers to move in and out of positions in seconds or fractions of a second. The purpose of this eBook […]

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New Trading Strategies

Back-to-the-Future Portfolio Construction

Back-to-the-Future Portfolio Construction

New Techniques in multi-period optimization Kartik Sivaramakrishnan is a Senior Researcher at Axioma. In his role as a senior researcher, Kartik develops second-order mixed-integer portfolio models and interior point algorithms and associated software for solving these models in a high performance computing environment. He also researches the applications of these models in improving the investment process […]

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Hosted trader voice & telephony services: “Leveraging the cloud”

Hosted trader voice & telephony services: “Leveraging the cloud”

Written by on March 17, 2015 in Cloud Trading, Featured on app, New Trading Strategies with 0 Comments

The IT landscape in consumer and business markets has changed with advances in connectivity and networking technologies enabling cloud services. Financial services firms are embracing solutions that are delivered over the cloud, as they strive to reduce IT costs, increase functionality, scalability, flexible working and improve business continuity. A cloud hosted trader voice and telephony […]

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Bitcoin

Imperialistic Democracy of Bitcoin: Power of Money in the Hands of a Few

Imperialistic Democracy of Bitcoin: Power of Money in the Hands of a Few

Written by on December 14, 2015 in Bitcoin, Trading with 0 Comments

The following is an excerpt from Tommi Vuorenmaa, President of Triangle Intelligence’s article “Imperialistic Democracy of Bitcoin: Power of Money in the Hands of a Few”. Tommi’s full article can be read here. This article is essentially the second chapter in the series “In the Hands of a Few.” It is recommended, but not mandatory, […]

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List of the Top 5 Disruptors in Finance

List of the Top 5 Disruptors in Finance

     The financial services space is ripe for disruption. With the rapid advancement of new technology and the proliferation of innovative new start-ups in Silicon Valley and around the world, there are a number of promising young companies poised to change the financial landscape forever. Here, we highlight the pick of the litter.The companies […]

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Cyber Security

Exchange Insight with Yusuf A. Azizullah – Cyber threats for exchanges

Exchange Insight with Yusuf A. Azizullah – Cyber threats for exchanges

Written by on February 10, 2015 in Cyber Security, Exchanges, Featured on app with 1 Comment

    We have interviewed Yusuf A Azizullah, CEO, Global Board Advisors Corp (GBAC) as part of our series of Exchange Insights in the run up to the 10th annual World Exchange Congress, where Yusuf will be leading a seminar on cyber threats for exchanges. Download the interview here. During our research many exchanges have […]

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Lloyds and US Governor team up as Cyber Insurers

Lloyds and US Governor team up as Cyber Insurers

Written by on October 8, 2014 in Cyber Security, Trading News with 0 Comments

Lloyds and Tom Ridge combine to offer a new cyber security insurance policy. Financial companies are not serious enough about their cyber security, and the service offered by cyber insurers are not comprehensive enough. That was the message given by American Governor Tom Ridge, former Homeland Security Chief to the President of the United States, […]

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Clearing + Settlement

How CCPs Can Better Protect Themselves And Their Clients

How CCPs Can Better Protect Themselves And Their Clients

Written by on September 29, 2014 in Clearing with 0 Comments

Central Counterparties are critical of recommendations made by the financial services firm JP Morgan This month, financial services firm JP Morgan released a white paper, recommending that all CCPs and clearing members commit to an ‘additional recapitalisation fund.’ This will be held in escrow by an intermediary party (i.e. a central bank or a government […]

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Exchanges

Integrating new exchange technology, mergers, and future technology opportunities

Written by on June 1, 2015 in Exchanges, Technology with 0 Comments

Integrating new exchange technology, mergers, and future technology opportunities Daniel Gramza, President, Gramza Capital Management, Inc. Ivan Takev, CEO, Bulgarian Stock Exchange Ali Çöplü, CIO, Borsa Istanbul Rob Smith, Trader, T3 Live Bruce Wisner, Senior Trader, Equity & Options, WTS Proprietary Trading Group Dan Gramza is President of Gramza Capital Management, Inc. and DMG Advisors, […]

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HTG Capital Partners’ Chris Hehmeyer on a non-profit open source wiki exchange

HTG Capital Partners’ Chris Hehmeyer on a non-profit open source wiki exchange

Written by on May 27, 2015 in Exchanges with 0 Comments

Chris Hehmeyer of HTG Capital Partners: Is it time for a non-profit open source wiki exchange? Chris Hehmeyer, CEO & Managing Member of HTG Capital Partners, was a speaker at last year’s Trading Show Chicago, where he presented a session titled “Is it time for a non-profit open source wiki exchange?”. Chris is CEO & […]

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Quant

iRageCapital & QuantInsti on quant trading in Asian markets

iRageCapital & QuantInsti on quant trading in Asian markets

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Quant, Reports, Trading with 0 Comments

Rajib Ranjan Borah is a co-founder and director at iRageCapital & QuantInsti. At iRageCapital, Rajib designs high frequency trading strategies for various asset classes – especially helping generate significant volumes in the options derivatives segments of key Asian exchanges. At QuantInsti, Rajib works with exchanges and other institutions to design education programs – in addition […]

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Quant User Day at Trading Show Chicago

Quant User Day at Trading Show Chicago

Written by on April 27, 2015 in Quant, The Trading Show Chicago with 0 Comments

  We are happy to announce the participation of Quantopian for Quant User Day at Trading Show Chicago this June. Quantopian, a crowd-sourced quantitative hedge fund that offers a free algorithmic trading platform, will be sharing industry knowledge through presentations and roundtable discussions. Quant User day will feature participants from Quantopian such as Karen Rubin, […]

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Other Recent Posts

First Derivatives on OTC derivatives platforms

Bhavin Kapadia, OTC Implementation Consultant of First Derivatives, has 7 years influencing high-caliber OTC derivatives Calypso platform projects that are strategic initiatives within Tier-1 Banks. In his Consulting role, Bhavin has managed high-visibility leadership roles serving: US Bank, Chicago and Wells Fargo, San Francisco both in Corporate Foreign-Exchange. We were excited to have Bhavin share […]

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Totem Asset Management discusses a global macro trend following benchmark

We were excited to have Andrew Strasman, CTA at Totem Asset Management, share his expertise during an on-floor seminar titled “A Transparent Global Macro / CTA Trend Following Benchmark (Beta Testers wanted)” at last year’s Trading Show Chicago. Download his presentation now > You can now download Andrew’s presentation to find out more about: The […]

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Myra Trading discusses different order types across trading venues

We were excited to have Mehmet Yanilmaz, Partner at Myra Trading, share his expertise during an on-floor seminar on how to sort the complexity of different order types across trading venues at last year’s Trading Show Chicago. Download his presentation now > You can now download Mehmet’s presentation to find out more about: Measures of […]

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