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Architects of Electronic Trading Technology Leaders Who Are Shaping Today's Financial Markets,9781118488072

Architects of Electronic Trading Technology Leaders Who Are Shaping Today's Financial Markets

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Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 6/24/2013
Publisher(s): Wiley
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Insights that can help you improve your technology edge

Featuring contributions from technology visionaries at leading alternative investors, hedge funds, trading firms, exchanges, and vendors, this book covers current trends in trading technology. The book features interviews with the leaders responsible for the technology that is shaping today's electronic financial markets. You'll hear the views of CIOs, CTOs, and other technology leaders on emerging technologies, innovation in the financial sector, and how technology is enhancing markets in ways other than just speed. Their perspectives on harnessing technology to enhance computing power, reduce time to market, bolster risk management, and much more offer valuable lessons for readers.

  • Includes a wealth of practical insights on how to improve your technology edge
  • Features interviews with leading technology professionals in the financial industry across an array of asset classes and markets
  • Serves as a topical guide to the latest developments, enhancements and applications of technology to tackle trading and risk management challenges
  • Includes insights from top technology professionals on evaluating and adopting technology solutions
  • Looks at the effects of technology on finance professionals and their businesses as well as the global finance industry generally

Author Biography

Stephanie Hammer is a professional marketer and freelance writer. She has fifteen years of experience in the listed derivatives markets including time as a trader at a proprietary trading firm. She began her career at Eurex Exchange and also served as head of communications for the exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Stephanie holds a bachelor's degree from Bryn Mawr College and a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is fluent in both Spanish and German. Stephanie lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters.

Table of Contents



About the Author

Chapter 1 Meet the Architects
Agents of Change

Chapter 2 Business Challenges

Driving New Technology

Chapter 3 Laying a Strong Foundation with Transformational Technology

Chapter 4 Hardware Acceleration with FPGAs

Chapter 5 GPUs
Affordable Desktop Supercomputing

Chapter 6 Microwaves in Trading
Conquering Resistance

Chapter 7 Cloud Computing
Moving towards Acceptance

Chapter 8 Globalization & Automation
Unfinished Business

Chapter 9 Room for Improvement in Risk Control

Chapter 10 Trading Systems
Dealing with Velocity

Chapter 11 Technology and Alternatives
Benefits of Better Data

Chapter 12 Data Centers
Harnessing Networks

Chapter 13 Evolution
The New Revolution in Trading Systems Design

Chapter 14 The Power of Standardization

Chapter 15 Big Data, Big Opportunities

Chapter 16 Social Media in Trading
Making Sense of it

Chapter 17 The View from Emerging Markets, China

Chapter 18 Special Focus
The Shortage of IT Talent

Conclusion A Call for Continued Education


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