Monthly Archives: September 2010

Letting the Machines Decide

Scott Patterson, journalist with The Wall Street Journal and speaker at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, reports about a hedge fund started by four young math wizards that is using a branch of artificial intelligence, called “computer learning,” to make investment decisions. Continue reading

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Wall Street’s Speed War

Southerners backed by Netscape’s Jim Barksdale have pulled New York and Chicago closer by building the ultimate trading weapon. Three milliseconds is three one-thousandths of a second. Does that really matter? “That’s close to an eternity in automated trading,” says Ben Van Vliet, a professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology and keynote speaker at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010. “This is all about picking gold coins up off the floor–only the fastest person is going to get the coins.” Continue reading

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Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 in London, New York, Dubai and Hong Kong, October 2010

“Practical Implementation of High-Frequency Trading Strategies” will be the theme at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010, in London, October 4 & 5 2010, New York, October 7 & 8 2010, Dubai, October 25 & 26 2010, and Hong Kong, October 28 & 29 2010.

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