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Cost of advancements in high speed trading technology

Cost of advancements in high speed trading technology

Written by on January 28, 2015 in HFT, The Trading Show West Coast, Trading, Trading News with 0 Comments

Over the last decade, technology has advanced leaps and bounds. In the finance industry, these new technologies help companies trade faster then ever. When being faster and more accurate determine the success or failure of your company, obtaining these new technologies is essential. The problem with keeping up with the new technology is the fact […]

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Tommi Vuorenmaa—The Anatomy of a High-Frequency Trader: Human and Machine Proportions

Tommi Vuorenmaa—The Anatomy of a High-Frequency Trader: Human and Machine Proportions

The venerable clash between man and machine is often glorified in books, cinema and other forms of popular culture. The Terminator franchise immediately comes to mind for most people—the self-aware artificial intelligence system Skynet, Arnold Schwarzenegger the herculean cyborg, and the overmatched human resistance fighting for survival in dystopian Los Angeles. While modern-day computers aren’t […]

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General Interest

Technologies for building and buying infrastructure

Technologies for building and buying infrastructure

      Dr. Pravil Gupta, CTO, Quadeye Securities, has been designing, developing and delivering complex high-performance software for 20 years. Quadeye specializes in quantative trading, and has presence in multiple markets and asset classes across the globe. We were glad to have Pravil present on “Identifying new technologies for building and buying infrastructure” at […]

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Download eBook: Top 10 Quant Funds- Which quant shops are leading the pack?

Download eBook: Top 10 Quant Funds- Which quant shops are leading the pack?

Quantitative trading, along with computerized trading, is becoming extremely popular. More and more trading firms are now using complex algorithms to profit from market movements and inefficiencies. Conference producer of The Trading Show portfolio, Jesse Collin, complied a list of the top 10 quant funds. Download the eBook Some of the companies that made the […]

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Big Data

Trading Show New York 2014- Stéphane Tyc, McKay Brothers Presentation

We were glad to have Stéphane Tyc, Co-Founder of McKay Brothers, present at Trading Show New York 2014. The video of his presentation on Improving Regulation through transparency and complexity reduction was provided by McKay Brothers. McKay Brothers were a sponsor of Trading Show New York 2014. Stéphane received a PhD in Physics from Harvard […]

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Predicting Stock Prices based on Internet Sentiment

Predicting Stock Prices based on Internet Sentiment

Randy Saaf is Co-Founder and CEO/CIO of AlphaGenius Technologies, LLC. AlphaGenius is a technology and investment management company that captures and processes proprietary behavioral, sentiment, leading indicator and company/industry trend data from social web sources such as Twitter, Facebook, and Blogs. We were glad to have Randy present on ” Twitter based strategies and how […]

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High-Frequency Trading

How To Beat High Frequency Traders

How To Beat High Frequency Traders

Written by on November 3, 2014 in HFT with 0 Comments

How to get one up on the algorithmic traders. Like it or not, HFT is an inevitable part of trading. Regardless of whether you’re trading on major exchanges or in dark pools, high-frequency traders are now there, operating at the speed of light and pre-empting your trades. If you want to beat them, then you need to keep […]

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Trades in High Frequency Trading Environments

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Trades in High Frequency Trading Environments

Written by on October 8, 2014 in HFT, Trading with 0 Comments

After a networking lunch where many new connections were made, John McPartland, Senior Policy Advisory at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, picked things back up at The Trading Show New York with his session on recommendations for equitable allocation of trades in high frequency trading environments. During his session, John proceeded to share his […]

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New Trading Strategies

Sentiment Analysis: Media vs Social Media

Sentiment Analysis: Media vs Social Media

Written by on October 14, 2014 in New Trading Strategies, Social Media Trading with 1 Comment

Social media can’t revolutionise the field of sentiment analysis for trading… yet. Relatively recently, I wrote an article on the revolutionary impact that Twitter could have on stock market trading. The post generated a lot of interest. It got plenty of views, and sparked a couple of very active debate on LinkedIn – along with the […]

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Infographic: The Growth of Mobile Trading

Infographic: The Growth of Mobile Trading

Written by on September 29, 2014 in Mobile Trading, New Trading Strategies with 0 Comments

How many traders now use mobile devices to play the stock market? Decades ago, traders dreamed of a mobile device that would let them keep track of their investments on the go, and allow them to buy and sell shares, any time or place. Now that this technology is readily available to us, how many […]

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Bitcoin

Should You Trade Bitcoin On The Forex?

Should You Trade Bitcoin On The Forex?

Written by on October 15, 2014 in Bitcoin, Trading News with 0 Comments

Study the historical value of gold, and you might just decide that Bitcoin is worth a long-term investment. Have you been put off by Bitcoin’s extreme volatility this year? The cryptocurrency, valued at over $1000 per bitcoin at the start of this year, is now worth less than half of that amount, just 10 months […]

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The Bitcoin Stock Exchange Is Becoming a Reality

The Bitcoin Stock Exchange Is Becoming a Reality

Written by on October 8, 2014 in Bitcoin, Featured on app with 4 Comments

A Bitcoin pioneer looks to change the trading world with a revolutionary stock exchange. (Learn more about the challenges Bitcoin is facing with our handy infographic.) On Monday, CEO of Overstock.com Patrick Byrne announced plans to reinvent the stock market using Bitcoin technology. His dream is to create a democratised trading environment, where anyone can issue financial […]

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Cyber Security

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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Infographic: The Cyber Security of Global Exchanges

Infographic: The Cyber Security of Global Exchanges

Written by on September 23, 2014 in Cyber Security with 2 Comments

Are exchanges concentrating enough on cyber security? Cyber security is becoming an increasingly high priority for exchanges world-wide. Cyber crime is a concern for all financial institutions with an online presence. In 2013, worries about hacking replaced the euro zone crisis as the top risk for Britain’s banks. Since then, cyber crime has become only […]

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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

Interview: The future world financial centres

Interview: The future world financial centres

Written by on January 20, 2015 in Exchanges, Featured on app with 0 Comments

The third in our series of Exchange Insights looks at the future world financial centres and how connecting with Asia can make a difference In the run up to the World Exchange Congress 2015 in London, we’re asking our speakers to give us some insight into the industry and their exchange operations. Mustafa Baltaci, Secretary […]

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Interview: How exchanges can cooperate regionally to develop their market

Interview: How exchanges can cooperate regionally to develop their market

Written by on January 20, 2015 in Exchanges, Featured on app with 0 Comments

The second in our series of Exchange Insights looks at how exchanges can cooperate on a regional level to develop their market and create more liquidity In the run up to the World Exchange Congress 2015 in London, we’re asking our speakers to give us some insight into the industry and their exchange operations. Ivan […]

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Quant

WATCH: BattleFin’s Hosts Yacht Party After Trading Show New York 2014!

WATCH: BattleFin’s Hosts Yacht Party After Trading Show New York 2014!

They say don’t mix business with pleasure, but when Terrapinn and BattleFin join forces, business and pleasure go together. Last October 8, nearly 400 traders, investors, quants, end investors, banks, brokers, SEFs and technology providers converged upon Three-Sixty Degrees Tribeca Rooftop to explore current trends, showcase new technologies and share the latest strategies across the […]

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Download eBook: The Evolution of the Chief Data Officer

Download eBook: The Evolution of the Chief Data Officer

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Big Data, Quant with 0 Comments

Big data is the next big frontier for almost every industry – and the financial sector is certainly no exception. Banks and financial institutions around the world are placing an enormous emphasis on harnessing the power of data. Download the full report to learn more. As the sheer volume of business data continues to increase […]

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Other Recent Posts

E-Book: Innovation in Exchanges

Innovation in Exchanges: New technologies are revolutionising capital markets In the run up to the 10th anniversary of the World Exchange Congress, the annual meeting for exchange executives and their solution providers, we asked CEOs and CTOs of trading venues what challenges & developments they see themselves facing. Download the E-Book here > So how do […]

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Interview: How to successfully build and implement an SME market

The first in our series of Exchange Insights looks at how an SME market is crucial to regional development In the run up to the World Exchange Congress 2015 in London, we’re asking our speakers to give us some insight into the industry and their exchange operations. Anabela Chambuca Pinho, PCA/CEO, Bolsa de Valores de […]

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How Traders Get Rich In Their Free Time

Trading wine. It’s a matter of buyers and cellars… I can guess what most of you are thinking – ‘what free time?’ It really depends how you define free time. Unsurprisingly, the most committed traders spend their free time… trading. However, on the weekends it isn’t just conventional bonds, stocks, shares and futures that they’re […]

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