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The Wall Street Code

I just saw this short documentary, The Wall Street Code, on YouTube. It’s a peek inside dark pools and the people behind HFT. “A thriller about a genius algorithm builder who dared to stand up against Wall Street. Haim Bodek, aka The Algo Arms Dealer. From the makers of the much-praised Quants: the Alchemists of Wall […]

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High-frequency Trader Pushes Systems To The Edge

Jacob Loveless explains the technical issues when pushing high frequency trading systems to the edge of their capabilities. I am a former high-frequency trader. For a few wonderful years I led a group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians, and together we traded in the electronic marketplaces and pushed systems to the edge of their capability. “HFT (high-frequency trading) systems […]

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