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High Frequency Trading

Industry Survey, Momentum Builds for Cloud Services across Capital Markets

What is it about cloud computing that causes such a disturbance in the force?  The seduction of low-cost yet massive compute power creates overwhelming interest. Yet fears of a too-good-to-be-true offer create an emotional tug-of-war not for the faint hearted. … 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 Fear and Wisdom of Convergence – Cloud, Big Data and Low Latency

Convergence according to Wikipedia is the merger of previously distinct technologies into a new form; requiring new theories, new products, and new practices. The convergence of cloud computing, big data and low latency technologies have begun to meld together within … Continue reading

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Trading Smarter in Asia

I’ve just returned from my first trip to Singapore, speaking at TradeTech Asia and visiting with a handful of trading firms. I was duly impressed. Asia-Pacific is undergoing a sea change. Their penchant for all things ‘high-tech’ is a focal point … 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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