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The who’s who of connectivity and data centers

The who’s who of connectivity and data centers

Written by on May 29, 2015 in Exchanges, HFT, Reports, Technology with 0 Comments

We have compiled a list and directory of some of the top connectivity providers who are revolutionizing the speed of automated trading. Download the report here The top five firms with fiber products Fiber networks enable information to be sent through fiber optic cables from one trading hub to another. This was the first method […]

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Comparing next generation market data management platforms

Written by on May 29, 2015 in Big Data, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

Comparing next generation market data management platforms: social media, tick data, and feeds – what does the buy-side need next? Moderator: Patrick Flannery, Co-Founder & CEO, Maystreet Louis Lovas, Director, OneMarketData David Greenfield, Director, Gnip Tommi Vuorenmaa, President, Triangle Intelligence Louis Lovas is the Director of Solutions at OneMarketData where his responsibilities include strategic business […]

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The Data Providers You Need To Know About

The Data Providers You Need To Know About

Written by on May 27, 2015 in Big Data, Featured on app, Reports with 0 Comments

Now more than ever, it’s vital for investors, traders, exchanges, and financial firms to keep up with new strategies across futures, options, equities and FX, as well as new technologies around latency, FPGA, messaging and market data. The best in automated trading are all seeking innovative ways to get ahead in the fields of data […]

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Traders, exchanges, funds and investors at The Trading Show Chicago

Traders, exchanges, funds and investors at The Trading Show Chicago

Written by on September 20, 2012 in Featured Videos with 0 Comments

Traders, exchanges, funds and investors at The Trading Show Chicago 2012. The Trading Show Chicago is North America’s leading exhibition and conference for the trading community. With key topics including high frequency trading (HFT), exchange technology and quantitative investment, this is the place to be! Watch the video for some key insights on the industry.

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Extending the #low-latency race from underground to the air

Extending the #low-latency race from underground to the air

Written by on April 26, 2012 in HFT with 0 Comments

Traditionally, high frequency traders seeking the fastest connections between markets have looked to fiber-optic networks. It’s been a largely successful endeavour. Latency between the markets of Chicago and New York has been cut as low as 13.3 milliseconds. But now, microwave radio technology is the uprising new star in the low-latency arena because traders are […]

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#ICE to challenge #CME dominance of some core #agricultural products

#ICE to challenge #CME dominance of some core #agricultural products

IntercontinentalExchange Inc. plans to offer futures and options in U.S. grains and oilseeds, which will be settled on a cash basis linked to prices from the rival Chicago Board of Trade, owned by CME Group Inc. The products ICE plans to launch are options and futures on corn, wheat, soybeans, soybean meal and soybean oil, […]

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#Asian #stock #exchanges are rising

#Asian #stock #exchanges are rising

Written by on March 30, 2012 in Exchanges, futures, options & derivatives, Technology with 0 Comments

Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) is the 3rd largest stock exchange in Asia by market capitalization, and the 5th in the world. In February 2012, HKEx introduced trading of HSI Volatility Index (VHSI) Futures. It is said to be an important first step in the development of Asia-based volatility products. “VHSI Futures give investors a […]

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#Investors hold increasing #investments in CTAs

#Investors hold increasing #investments in CTAs

Written by on March 9, 2012 in Exchanges, Hedge funds, HFT, Technology with 0 Comments

CTAs, short for Commodity Trading Advisors, have grown to 320 billion dollar (aka 16%) of the hedge fund industry, attracting more assets than any other HF strategy since the market correction of 2008. Since 2007 CTAs and global macro managers assets have increase by 50%, while l/s equity managers have seen their assets decline by […]

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The battle for the future(s): NYC vs. Chicago

The battle for the future(s): NYC vs. Chicago

Written by on September 14, 2011 in HFT with 0 Comments

    The two quant/HFT juggernauts of the US are hitting the news with a classic rival-type scenario.  As Financial Times reported NYSE Euronext is doing its best to gain clearing houses in its interest-rate futures market. This realm has long been dominated by the CME Group, but NYSE is stepping into this territory and […]

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60 Minutes airs updated HFT piece

60 Minutes airs updated HFT piece

Written by on June 20, 2011 in HFT with 0 Comments

Last fall the accolade-laden news program 60 Minutes aired a story on HFT, bringing to the public a general understanding of this practice sweeping Wall Street and Chicago.  This month they decided to air it again, with some slightly updated information. Surprisingly, it was more or less the same exact news story; there were no […]

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