Category «futures, options & derivatives»

Trading Show Chicago 2016 brochure now available

On May 18-19, 1,000+ delegates from hedge funds, trading firms, prop shops, banks, brokers, trading venues, regulatory outfits and financial service providers will convene at picturesque Navy Pier for Trading Show Chicago 2016. Download the brochure > This event has cemented its place as the premier gathering for the algorithmic trading community by consistently featuring …

Download: Update on the current state of the SEF market from Sol Steinberg

It’s been several years since Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated the conception of Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs). Since then, the landscape for OTC derivatives has experienced constant evolution as the industry continues to adapt to new regulations and changing market structure. So what does the SEF landscape …

Power8 Systems Highlighted at IBM’s Annual Edge Conference

This month,  IBM held its annual Edge Conference, where it focused on Power8, its newest Power system.  IBM is calling Power8 “the most agile 4-socket system in the marketplace, optimized for performance, reliability and expansion.”  ( http://www03.ibm.com/systems/power/hardware/e850/index.html) Discussion of this new server technology was the key topic at the Edge event, where Power8 users presented their positive experiences with the new system to conference attendees. According to the …

McKay Brothers Stéphane Tyĉ to speak at Trading Show Chicago 2015

McKay Brothers’ Stéphane Tyĉ will speak at Trading Show Chicago 2015 among leading traders, quants, and financial service providers in Chicago, IL this June.  McKay Brothers Co-Founder Stéphane Tyĉ will be presenting a review of the latest developments in microwave lines at The Trading Show Chicago, the only event that combines quant, automated trading, exchange …

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

Arabella, BattleFin, Terrapinn, Trading Show New York

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 …

Download eBook: Decoding Dodd Frank Part I – The Genesis of SEFs

The Dodd-Frank and Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act brought about wholesale changes to the OTC derivatives market. Instrumental in the new market structure are Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), which have been implemented pursuant to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. To completely understand the purpose of Dodd-Frank and SEFs, it’s important to understand …

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 …

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, …