Caroline Hornby

Marketing Director for Terrapinn's New York business. Interested in a variety of topics, from social media and marketing, to lifesciences and finance, and everything in between. I'll post on things I find interesting - let me know what you think!

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Guest blog: Time = Money (…and how your storage solution is wasting both)

Guest blog: Time = Money (…and how your storage solution is wasting both)

Written by on January 10, 2014 in Technology with 0 Comments

This guest blog post was kindly provided by Diablo Technologies. It’s no secret that the trading community has a (well-justified) obsession with response time. In trading applications, response time (a.k.a. latency) often translates directly into dollars. Completing transactions more quickly and reliably than a competitor can make the difference between winning and losing. The extreme […]

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Download: Interview with Amit Valia of Bailard on technology advancements and more

Download: Interview with Amit Valia of Bailard on technology advancements and more

Written by on January 9, 2014 in Big Data, HFT, Quant, Reports, Technology with 0 Comments

We spent a few minutes chatting with Amit Valia, Vice President of Financial Data Management at Bailard. We asked him about: The technology advancements he thinks will have the biggest impact on the industry His accomplishments in finance His accomplishments outside of finance … and more. Download the interview here. Amit will be hosting a […]

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Download: Wharton WRDS quantitative alpha report

Download: Wharton WRDS quantitative alpha report

Written by on December 18, 2013 in Quant, Reports with 0 Comments

Wharton WRDS kindly provided this copy of their quarterly quantitative alpha report. Download the report here. “In a crowded and increasingly competitive market environment, equity investors are constantly seeking out novel trading ideas. The Quant Alpha Report presents analysis on the interaction between cutting-edge academic research and practical quantitative and fundamental equity trading… The Quant […]

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Download: Report on the who’s who in connectivity and data centers

Download: Report on the who’s who in connectivity and data centers

Written by on December 16, 2013 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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Download: Hood River Research on rapid identification of non-redundant predictors, data mining, and Hurst signals

Download: Hood River Research on rapid identification of non-redundant predictors, data mining, and Hurst signals

Written by on December 12, 2013 in Big Data, Quant, Reports with 0 Comments

David Aronson, President of Hood River Research, presented at The Trading Show Chicago 2013 earlier this year. Download his presentation here. In his presentation he spoke on the issue of rapid identification of non-redundant predictors with data mining bias correction and its application to extreme Hurst signals. In particular, he speaks about: Motivation for NRPS […]

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Download: Trading and risk management – benefits of time-critical, real-time analysis on big numerical data

Download: Trading and risk management – benefits of time-critical, real-time analysis on big numerical data

Written by on December 2, 2013 in Big Data, Reports, Technology with 0 Comments

Kx Systems kindly provided this whitepaper entitled ‘Trading and risk management: Benefits of time-critical, real-time analysis on big numerical data.’ “To achieve and maintain a competitive advantage and meet compliance and regulatory requirements financial institutions need to be able to capture, analyze, store and manage huge volumes of both historical and real-time data in order […]

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Adding Transparency to the Microwave Decision

Adding Transparency to the Microwave Decision

Written by on December 2, 2013 in Featured on app, HFT, Technology with 0 Comments

This guest blog post was written by Stephane Tyc of McKay Brothers. The trading CTO faces a new challenge in considering the addition of microwave bandwidth to the trading infrastructure. How latency sensitive are our algos? Do we *need* the best available or might something slower be good enough? What is the best latency available […]

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The top 5 trading experts on the West Coast

The top 5 trading experts on the West Coast

Written by on November 26, 2013 in HFT, Quant, Reports with 0 Comments

As The Trading Show West Coast will feature  a vast number of trading experts, we thought it would be beneficial to give you a more intimate and insightful perspective  on their lives, accomplishments, opinions, and strategies. The 5 trading experts featured in this publication were selected based on experience, thought leadership, nominations from industry peers, […]

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Download: Interview with Marcos Lopez de Prado of HETCO and whitepaper on drawdown-based stop-outs

Download: Interview with Marcos Lopez de Prado of HETCO and whitepaper on drawdown-based stop-outs

Written by on November 20, 2013 in HFT, Quant, Reports with 0 Comments

Marcos Lopez de Prado, Head of Quantitative Trading & Research at Hess Energy Trading Company, is currently speaking at the Trading Show New York conference, taking place at the Tribeca 350. Download the interview here to hear us chatting with Marcos about: His proudest accomplishments The markets he trades in What’s unique about his algorithms […]

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Download: Ketchum Trading presentation on changing trading volumes

Download: Ketchum Trading presentation on changing trading volumes

Written by on November 18, 2013 in HFT, Reports with 0 Comments

Hao Sun, COO of Ketchum Trading, presented at The Trading Show Chicago 2013 earlier this year. Download his presentation slides from the event, where he addresses the issue of changing trade volumes. In particular, he speaks about: US vs. European equity trading volumes Exchange traded derivatives volumes Current market trends including regulations, risk and interest […]

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