Category «The Trading Show West Coast»

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 …

Five featured sessions you can’t miss at Trading Show West Coast

The Trading Show West Coast is more than just a business strategy conference – it’s a marketplace for stakeholders across the West Coast quant and trading communities to make new contacts, learn about new products and ultimately conduct business. Book now to attend > Featuring several hours of networking opportunities with leading quants, traders and …

QuantUniversity LLC shares expertise on risk management

Sri Krishnamurthy of QuantUniversity LLC's 2015 Presentation

Sri Krishnamurthy, CFA, CAP is the founder of www.QuantUniversity.com, a financial data and quantitative analysis company. QuantUniversity recently launched a cloud-based back testing and stress testing platform to evaluate model risk for trading models. Sri has worked with more than 25 customers providing asset management, energy analytics, risk management and trading solutions and teaches quantitative …

IBM Power System S824 breaks records

IBM Power System S824 breaks records in the STAC-A2 Market Risk Analytics Benchmark Trading firms devote a tremendous amount of resources to analyzing their market risk — that is, how the value of the positions they hold in various financial instruments would change given potential combinations of price movements in the markets. Designed by quantitative …

Back-to-the-Future Portfolio Construction

New Techniques in multi-period optimization Kartik Sivaramakrishnan is a Senior Researcher at Axioma. In his role as a senior researcher, Kartik develops second-order mixed-integer portfolio models and interior point algorithms and associated software for solving these models in a high performance computing environment. He also researches the applications of these models in improving the investment process …

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 …

The risk of automated trading: a case study

The risk of automated trading: a case study Over the last decade, automated or algorithmic trading has taken the markets by storm. This does not come as a complete surprise, since enormous technological advances have created the possibility to trade at higher speed and frequency and recognize patterns faster than a human trader could ever …

List of the Top 5 Disruptors in Finance

     The financial services space is ripe for disruption. With the rapid advancement of new technology and the proliferation of innovative new start-ups in Silicon Valley and around the world, there are a number of promising young companies poised to change the financial landscape forever. Here, we highlight the pick of the litter.The companies …

WRDS Quant Alpha Report- Wharton Wrds

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) released their WRDS Quant Alpha Report this past November. Click here to download the report The WRDS Quant Alpha Report is based on our suite of Quantitative Alpha signals developed by the Research Team at Wharton Research Data Services. The Quant Alpha product is a suite of innovative quantitative investment signals …