Category «Hedge funds»

Free Visitor Pass registration now open for Trading Show Chicago 2016

 THE TRADING SHOW CHICAGO 2016: DOWNLOAD YOUR VISITOR TICKET NOW If you’re a stakeholder in the quant and algorithmic trading industry, Trading Show Chicago 2016 (May 18-19 at Navy Pier) is a must-attend event. Your free pass gives you access to the buzzing exhibition hall, which year by year is growing with new and innovative …

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 …

Efficient Capital Management on the Moral Hazard Problem of Hedge Funds

Cheng (Chris) Jiang of Efficient Capital Management's 2015 Presentation is now available for download.

Chris Jiang is the Quantitative Research Analyst at Efficient Capital Management, LLC. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business. His expertise is in Managed future trading strategy evaluation and CTA risk behavior assessment. His research area also includes capital flow effects in managed future …

Interview: Asif Alam of Thomson Reuters

Asif Alam, Head of Enterprise Capabilities, Market Development, Americas at  Thomson Reuters will be participating at The Trading Show West coast taking place this Thursday, March 5 at Parc 55 Wyndham in San Francisco, CA. In his role at Thomson Reuters, Asif oversees the business development and business management of the firm’s Enterprise product line in …

Dr. George Sokoloff- A new approach to tail-risk strategy; a view from Silicon Valley Presentation

  Dr. George Sokoloff brings over a decade of experience in creating and running quantitative stock selection models. Dr. Sokoloff is a portfolio manager of Carmot Tail Risk Plus (Cayman) Ltd., a quantitative tail risk plus long-short equity fund. We were glad to have him give a presentation on “A new approach to tail-risk strategy; …

Are you ready for battle? BattleFin launches 7th Global Seed Capital Tournament

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BattleFin launches 7th Global Seed Capital Tournament BattleFin is a tournament platform that crowdsources the world’s best investment talent. BattleFin runs global seeding tournaments to identify the most differentiated strategies. Thousands may enter, but only the top strategies are selected and monitored for 3 months. The best are chosen and connected with our capital partners. …

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 …