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Trading Tech Talk

Trading Tech Talk is the program where we break down all the amazing technology that takes your trades from the click of a mouse to the clearinghouse and back again. Each episode we’ll break down the latest developments in the world of trading tech, bring you exclusive conversations with industry thought leaders, and answer your pressing technology questions. 

Dec 29, 2014

Trading Tech Talk 21: The Best and Worst of 2014

The Best/Worst of 2014:

  • Best - Increased willingness to discuss cyber security in the financial markets.
  • Worst - Post-Flash Boys backlash.
  • Worst - Growing stranglehold of regulation, regardless of cost, impact or unintended consequences.
  • Worst - Continued reduction in...

Dec 2, 2014

Trading Tech Talk 20: Real-Time Risk and Margin in the Cloud

CTO Interview: Today's guest is Robert Newhouse, CEO, Victor Technologies. He gives an overview of his background in the derivatives markets, and what he does at Victor Technologies. Enhanced analytics, Difference vs. Hanwick, GPU acceleration, and DJALI...

Nov 28, 2014

Trading Tech Talk 19: Can Crazy Math Save the Exchanges?

Hot Topics in Tech: Fresh SEC crackdown on "flash crashes." Final approval of Reg SCI. "CFTC is so underfunded that it cannot evolve to handle Bitcoin and modern electronic markets," says Chairman Massad. Formal verification for trading algorithms to improve...

Nov 19, 2014

Trading Tech Talk 18: Spoofing Dark Pools

Hot Topics in Tech: Barclay's dark pool trading rises 23% as bank recovers from lawsuit. Dark pools pitched as havens are anything but, T. Rowe says. NYSE pulls reg back from FINRA, leans on tech. Spoofing - everything old is new again - High-speed trader accused of commodity...

Nov 12, 2014

Trading Tech Talk 17: What Exactly is Best Ex?

Hot Topics in Tech: OCC and the U.S. Options Exchanges announce new risk control standards to strengthen industry projections. FINRA approved a series of new rule changes focused on high-frequency trading and algorithmic trading. BABA IPO goes fairly smoothly. Chicago Stock...