Category «alpha»

Improve Your Models With Exceptionally Accurate, Unconventional Energy Commodity Data

Are you at risk of not being an early adopter? As the data deluge continues growing at an exponential pace, the most forward-thinking fund managers are investing heavily in the alpha-generating potential of unconventional data. ClipperData is one of the innovative vendors at the forefront of this data revolution. Founded in 2013, the New York-based …

iSENTIUM on leveraging social media to capture alpha

Malik Corbett of iSENTIUM's 2015 Presentation

We were excited to have Malik Corbett, Director of Sales at iSENTIUM, share his expertise during an on-floor seminar titled “Results matter! How to leverage social media sentiment to capture alpha” at last year’s Trading Show Chicago. Download his presentation now > You can now download Malik’s presentation to find out more about: Daily directional …

John Netto on how to identify and what to pay for alpha

John Netto is the President of M3 Capital and author of “The Global Macro Edge”. John appears on Bloomberg TV, CNN, CNBC, Fox Business Channel, and PBS, as well as being quoted by the Wall Street Journal and Dow-Jones Newswire. John is featured in the book “The Speed Traders” (McGraw-Hill 2011). Mr. Netto is a …

Synergies between trading and sports betting

The Trading Show New York is where experts go to network, learn from each other, and discuss the latest, like sports betting strategies.

We were excited to have John Netto, President of M3 Capital, Ted Sevransky, Professional Sports Bettor at ESPN Insider, and Ed Meyer, Professional Sports Bettor and Professor at Baldwin Wallace University, kick off this year’s installment of The Trading Show New York with a keynote session on synergies between trading and sports betting. John started …

Counting cards, TED talks, and analyzing home runs; an interview with Dr. Ed Meyer

  Last week Terrapinn introduced a new speaker, Dr. Ed Meyer, who will be participating at the Trading Show New York 2014. We were fortunate enough to ask Ed several questions revolving around his unique quant and sports background.   The interview Lots of sports bettors have found themselves in the poker rooms and at …

Chicago based XR Trading looks to use laser technology to improve latency

  HFT proprietary market-making firm, XR Trading, has plans to stay ahead in the race to zero by implementing  laser technology. From yesterday’s Wall Street Journal article which can be found here, “One firm that plans to use the system is XR Trading LLC of Chicago. It is a “very compelling technology,” said XR’s president, …

Hendelman: HFT solutions and heated debate with Mark Cuban

  Sean Hendelman, Co-Founder & CEO of T3 Trading Group, goes head to head with billionaire Mark Cuban as they have a heated debate on current regulatory and HFT issues. This must watch video segment can be found here. Furthermore, in his featured articled from CNBC, Sean outlines three steps to restore confidence in the …

Kensho Chooses NASDAQ OMX FinQloud to Build Their Professional-Grade Analytics Platform

  “Kenshō, a provider of next-generation data analytics for investment managers and research analysts, announced today that they will be the first professional-grade analytics platform built completely on NASDAQ OMX FinQloud, a cloud computing platform designed exclusively for the financial services sector and powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Kenshō is building tools to enable …

Will the code-free movement end the era of the quants?

  Check out today’s Institutional Investor article by Daniel Nadler which focuses on the rising impact big data, coding, and cloud computing have on capital markets. As Daniel claim’s, “What was previously the work of quants and programmers will be opened up and made accessible to all financial professionals.” Read his article and even see …

The Wolves of Wall Street: infamous trading frauds and mishaps

In honor of Martin Scorsese’s highly anticipated film, The Wolf of Wall Street, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, we have brought you the most infamous cases of insider trading, fraud, and trading mishaps. We’ll kick this off with the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ himself, Jordan Belfort. Jordan Belfort In the 1990’s, Belfort started his own brokerage firm, …