Trading News

New Event Partner: Algorithmic Traders Association

New Event Partner: Algorithmic Traders Association

Total Trading welcomes Algorithmic Traders Association to its expanding Ecosystem of partners. March 27, 2015 – We are pleased to welcome the Algorithmic Traders Association to our expanding Ecosystem of partners. The Algorithmic Traders Association teaches traders how to stay ahead of the markets in an intense and hands-on educational program.   The Algorithmic Trader Association […]

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CFTC Regulatory Agenda for 2015 – More SEF and Swaps Reform to Come

CFTC Regulatory Agenda for 2015 – More SEF and Swaps Reform to Come

 It’s been a long, arduous road for OTC derivatives reform since Dodd-Frank was implemented nearly five years ago. While the CFTC, SEC and market regulators have come a long way in implementing the slew of policies that have transformed the marketplace, there is plenty more to come in 2015 and beyond. Here’s what to expect […]

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General Interest

The risk of automated trading: a case study

The risk of automated trading: a case study

The risk of automated trading: a case study Over the last decade, automated or algorithmic trading has taken the markets by storm. This does not come as a complete surprise, since enormous technological advances have created the possibility to trade at higher speed and frequency and recognize patterns faster than a human trader could ever […]

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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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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

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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New Trading Strategies

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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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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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

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 0 Comments

    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

Exchange Insight with Edoh Kossi Amenounve – Structuring financial markets in Africa

Exchange Insight with Edoh Kossi Amenounve – Structuring financial markets in Africa

Written by on March 16, 2015 in Exchanges, Featured on app with 0 Comments

We have interviewed Edoh Kossi Amenounve, CEO, BRVM as part of our series of Exchange Insights in the run up to the 10th annual World Exchange Congress. He will be leading an interactive discussion on “Structuring financial markets in Africa” at the event later this month. In our 7th Exchange Insight Edoh Kossi Amenounve has given us a […]

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Exchange Insight with Petr Koblic – Regional cooperation amongst exchanges to develop their markets

Exchange Insight with Petr Koblic – Regional cooperation amongst exchanges to develop their markets

Written by on February 10, 2015 in Exchanges, Featured on app with 0 Comments

In this 5th instalment of our interviews with Exchange CEOs we are exploring ways of cooperating to create more liquidity, technological challenges faced with as well as compatibility We have interviewed Petr Koblic, Joint CEO, CEESEG AG, CEO Prague Stock Exchange as part of our series of Exchange Insights in the run up to the […]

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Quant

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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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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Other Recent Posts

Interview: Connecting with Asia – The future world financial centres

The fourth in our series of Exchange Insights takes another look 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 have interviewed our key speakers to share with you their thoughts on how the industry is […]

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Interview: The future world financial centres

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

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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