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Is Deep Learning used in Trading?

Is Deep Learning used in Trading?

Deep Learning is a very successful trading strategy right now.  Download whitepaper now > In this paper, we tackle some key questions for CIOs and portfolio managers : Is deep learning being used right now? What are the leading firms using it? What is the intuition here? Why does it work so well in social […]

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Improve Your Models With Exceptionally Accurate, Unconventional Energy Commodity Data

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 […]

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Efficient Capital Management on using quant for skill detection and commodity traders

Efficient Capital Management on using quant for skill detection and commodity traders

Written by on March 28, 2016 in Quant, Reports, Trading with 0 Comments

Marat Molyboga is the Chief Risk Officer and Director of Research at Efficient Capital Management, LLC, and a member of the Executive Committee. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business. Mr. Molyboga began his career at Efficient in 2001 as a Research Analyst. From […]

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Trading Show Chicago 2016 brochure now available

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 […]

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iRageCapital & QuantInsti on quant trading in Asian markets

iRageCapital & QuantInsti on quant trading in Asian markets

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Quant, Reports, Trading with 0 Comments

Rajib Ranjan Borah is a co-founder and director at iRageCapital & QuantInsti. At iRageCapital, Rajib designs high frequency trading strategies for various asset classes – especially helping generate significant volumes in the options derivatives segments of key Asian exchanges. At QuantInsti, Rajib works with exchanges and other institutions to design education programs – in addition […]

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LIVE FROM THE EVENT: Bloomberg on derivatives pricing in the new world

LIVE FROM THE EVENT: Bloomberg on derivatives pricing in the new world

Written by on October 7, 2015 in Big Data, Quant with 0 Comments

The first session of the Quant and Big Data stream at this year’s Trading Show New York was kicked off by Fabio Mercurio, Head of Quantitative Analytics at Bloomberg, with his session on features and challenges of derivatives pricing in the new world. Fabio started off with explaining the difference between derivatives in the ‘old world’ and derivatives in […]

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Black Box Trend Following- Lifting the Veil

Black Box Trend Following- Lifting the Veil

Written by on September 28, 2015 in Quant, Quant World Canada, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

AlphaQuest CTA Research Series #1  Quest Partners, silver sponsors of the upcoming Quant World Canada 2015, has provided the first paper in their CTA Research series. Click here to download the white paper > The goal of this research series is to demystify black box CTA trend following strategies and to analyze their characteristics both […]

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Quant User Day at Trading Show Chicago

Quant User Day at Trading Show Chicago

Written by on April 27, 2015 in Quant, The Trading Show Chicago with 0 Comments

  We are happy to announce the participation of Quantopian for Quant User Day at Trading Show Chicago this June. Quantopian, a crowd-sourced quantitative hedge fund that offers a free algorithmic trading platform, will be sharing industry knowledge through presentations and roundtable discussions. Quant User day will feature participants from Quantopian such as Karen Rubin, […]

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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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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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