Architects of Electronic Trading: Technology Leaders Who are Shaping Today's Financial Markets (Wiley Trading)

Architects of Electronic Trading: Technology Leaders Who are Shaping Today's Financial Markets (Wiley Trading)

By: Stephanie Hammer (author), Michael Kuhn (foreword_author)Hardback

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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

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About Author

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.


Foreword vii Acknowledgments xi About the Author xiii CHAPTER 1 Meet the Architects 1 Agents of Change CHAPTER 2 Business Challenges 7 Driving New Technology CHAPTER 3 Laying a Strong Foundation with 13 Transformational Technology Suhit Gupta, Technology Consultant 14 CHAPTER 4 Hardware Acceleration with FPGAs 23 Jan-Dirk Lueders, CMT, Capital Markets Trading, and Robert Walker, xCelor 24 CHAPTER 5 GPUs 33 Affordable Desktop Supercomputing Gerald Hanweck, Jr., PhD: Hanweck Associates 34 CHAPTER 6 Microwaves in Trading 45 Conquering Resistance Mike Persico, CEO and Founder, Anova Technologies 46 CHAPTER 7 Cloud Computing 59 Moving toward Acceptance Ken Barnes, Options IT 60 CHAPTER 8 Globalization and Automation 69 Unfinished Business Justin Llewellyn-Jones, Fidessa Corporation 70 CHAPTER 9 Room for Improvement in Risk Control 81 Mark Gorton, Tower Research Capital 81 CHAPTER 10 Trading Systems 89 Dealing with Velocity Kevin Kometer, David Hoag, and Ian Wall, CME Group 91 CHAPTER 11 Technology and Alternatives 99 Benefits of Better Data William Murphy, The Blackstone Group 100 CHAPTER 12 Data Centers 107 Harnessing Networks John Knuff, Equinix 108 CHAPTER 13 Evolution 121 The New Revolution in Trading Systems Design Jurg Spillmann and Wolfgang Eholzer, Eurex Exchange 122 CHAPTER 14 FIX 131 The Power of Standardization W. Brennan Carley, Thomson Reuters 132 CHAPTER 15 Big Data, Big Opportunities 143 David Siegel, Alan Choyna, and Clara Bonaccorsi, Bottom Line Metrics 144 CHAPTER 16 Social Media in Trading 153 Making Sense of It Joe Gits, Social Market Analytics 156 CHAPTER 17 The View from Emerging Markets, China 167 Ming Hua, Southwest Securities Company 168 CHAPTER 18 Special Focus 177 The Shortage of IT Talent Daryan Dehghanpisheh, NYSE Technologies 178 CONCLUSION A Call for Continued Education 187 Index 189

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118488072
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781118488072
  • weight: 392
  • ISBN10: 1118488075

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