Category Archives: Algorithmic Trading

Finding Alpha in Transaction Cost Analysis

Technology is making a sweeping transformation in trading styles as the accelerating use of algorithms creates a more competitive environment for all market participants. Tighter spreads, diminished liquidity and increased volatility are re-defining global markets and thinning margins. This translates … Continue reading

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OneTick Webinar on leveraging Hadoop MapReduce with OneTick Analytics

OneTick Map-Reduce is a Hadoop based solution combining OneTick’s analytical engine with the MapReduce computational model that can be used to perform distributed computations over large volumes of financial tick data. As a distributed tick data management system, the OneTick … Continue reading

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Computational Models in OneTick and Hadoop

Cloud computing, it means a lot of different things to different people. There are public, private and hybrid models, yet the variations are endless. A key characteristic of the cloud is rapid elasticity which offers compute power unheard in priory … Continue reading

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Not Your Granddad’s Spoof

A recent job posting by a major investment bank reads: “Basic qualifications: PhD in Computer Science, specializing in … machine learning … with extensive knowledge of big data technologies … and experience with predictive modeling, natural language processing, and simulation.”  … Continue reading

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OneTickCloud: Simplifying Access to Normalized Tick Data for Sophisticated Analysis

As I’m sure most of you have experienced there is an ever increasing need for more data… from domestic markets, international markets, capturing your own order flow, news, and recently sentiment from social media. Regardless of the hype around big … Continue reading

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Using the cloud to reduce complexity and lower costs for accessing and analyzing tick data

It’s easy to talk about utilizing market data to improve your business, but the mechanics of actually acquiring high quality, normalized, cleansed data in the format that you need have always posed a significant challenge – in human capital, IT infrastructure … Continue reading

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OneTickCLOUD, Managed Services across Global Markets

The seduction of low-cost yet massive compute power creates overwhelming interest in cloud technology. Momentum is building fast within the trading and investment business to benefit from the $18B cloud computing industry.  In a survey conducted by OneMarketData respondents overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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