Category Archives: HFT Regulation

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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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Information Delivery Finds its Mark in Social Media

In today’s information age, we often take for granted that breaking news stories from across the globe will be delivered to our doorstep in an instant. We have come to expect a deluge of information from radio, television, newspapers and … Continue reading

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Industry Survey on the Impact of Social Media on Financial Markets

Commentary on social media outlets has reached peak levels. This year marks the seventh anniversary of Twitter and tweet volume now exceeds 400 million messages per day. Social media steps over traditional outlets to offer faster news delivery sprinkled with … Continue reading

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Understanding Complex Event Processing, it’s all about the Data

For the first half of this year equity markets are soaring on a sugar high; market indices regularly hit new highs as exhibited by the DOW’s 18 percent rise and the S&P 500 breaking 12 percent over the end of … Continue reading

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Data management – Speed, Quality or Volume

Recently Getco announced two grim figures. Their net income fell 82 percent and revenue declined by 41 percent. Even against the backdrop of the January Effect which has created a sugar-high for the S&P500,  a winning streak just shy of its all-time high of … Continue reading

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The Challenges and Nuances of Algo-Testing

The fall out of Knight Capital’s software glitch has created a global crisis of confidence, as it has yet again revealed the proliferation of algorithms for trading. We have seen significant growth in automated and algorithmic trading across the industry … Continue reading

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