Microwave Technology for Low Latency Trading NetworksDecember 17, 2012Microwave networking can deliver a significant speed advantage over fiber for high frequency trading applications between cities such as Chicago and New York, writes Travis Mitchell of Aviat Networks
Things You Should Know About HTML5December 13, 2012Leading front-end trading applications in FX, fixed income and OTC derivatives have moved quickly to adopt HTML5. But this is no technology fad, writes Mazy Dar, CEO of OpenFin.
The Case for Scenario Planning in Sandy’s WakeDecember 13, 2012After underestimating the strength of Hurricane Sandy, financial firms need to consider 'risk scenario planning' as a tool for forecasting what can go wrong in the future, writes author and risk analyst Andrew Waxman.
Surveillance and Monitoring Through the Looking GlassNovember 21, 2012Looking ahead to 2013, European regulations are stepping up the need for automated surveillance and monitoring solutions on the buy side, writes SunGard Protegent's, Magnus Almqvist, who says firms must have audit trails and quick answers to questions on s
Stockholm Hedge Fund Choose PortwareFXNovember 07, 2012Informed Portfolio Management, a Stockholm-based systematic macro and equity manager, chose Portware's customizable FX solution to allow traders to execute FX against any bank, ECN or interdealer platform.
Post-Knight: Can You Really Manage Technology Risk?September 04, 2012MIT professor Andrew Lo recently argued that the financial industry needs to develop more advanced technology to avoid the technology glitches that have recently hit Knight Capital, Nasdaq and BATS. We asked two experts, Sang Lee of Aite Group and Dr Howar
Tech Innovation -- With an Eye Toward QualityAugust 21, 2012Even with the frequent tech failures, scathing headlines and mounting regulatory fines, technology innovation is thriving on the Street -- with an emphasis on testing and quality.