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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. 

Jan 27, 2017

CTO Interview with Jack Schwager: Author extraordinaire and now co-founder of Fund Seeder. Mr. Schwager is the author of Market Wizards, Hedge Fund Market Wizards, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets: Fundamental Analysis, Trading Spreads and Options (and the second edition just hit store shelves!)

He discusses:

  • Was he surprised by the reaction to Market Wizards?
  • How did that book come about?
  • His new project in the trading tech space: FundSeeder
  • What is FundSeeder?
  • How does the funding process work?
  • Do traders have to reveal their secret sauce in order to receive funding?

Hot Topics in Tech: What is on our radar from a tech perspective?

  • Tech firm creates Trump monitor for stock markets. A London-based Fintech firm is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump.
  • Launching an open-outcry trading floor? How very 21st century.Box Options Exchange is building the first new trading floor in Chicago in decades - Boyle expects to attract traders who prefer open outcry for big orders and keep them with a more efficient 21st-century floor model.