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

Book Description

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

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Half Title
  3. Series Page
  4. Title Page
  5. Copyright Page
  6. Foreword
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. About the Author
  9. Chapter 1: Meet the Architects
    1. A Vision and a Plan
    2. Broad Focus
    3. Great Communicators
    4. Other Important Character Traits
    5. This Book's Structure
  10. Chapter 2: Business Challenges
    1. In Summary
  11. Chapter 3: Laying a Strong Foundation with Transformational Technology
    1. Suhit Gupta, Technology Consultant
  12. Chapter 4: Hardware Acceleration with FPGAs
    1. Jan-Dirk Lueders, CMT Capital Markets Trading, and Robert Walker, xCelor
  13. Chapter 5: GPUs
    1. Gerald Hanweck, Jr., PhD, Hanweck Associates
  14. Chapter 6: Microwaves in Trading
    1. Mike Persico, CEO and Founder, Anova Technologies
  15. Chapter 7: Cloud Computing
    1. Ken Barnes, Options IT
  16. Chapter 8: Globalization and Automation
    1. Justin Llewellyn-Jones, Fidessa Corporation
  17. Chapter 9: Room for Improvement in Risk Control
    1. Mark Gorton, Tower Research Capital
  18. Chapter 10: Trading Systems
    1. Kevin Kometer, David Hoag, and Ian Wall, CME Group
  19. Chapter 11: Technology and Alternatives
    1. William Murphy, The Blackstone Group
  20. Chapter 12: Data Centers
    1. John Knuff, Equinix
  21. Chapter 13: Evolution
    1. Jürg Spillmann and Wolfgang Eholzer, Eurex Exchange
  22. Chapter 14: FIX
    1. W. Brennan Carley, Thomson Reuters
  23. Chapter 15: Big Data, Big Opportunities
    1. David Siegel, Alan Choyna, and Clara Bonaccorsi, Bottom Line Metrics
  24. Chapter 16: Social Media in Trading
    1. Joe Gits, Social Market Analytics
  25. Chapter 17: The View from Emerging Markets, China
    1. Ming Hua, Southwest Securities Company
  26. Chapter 18: Special Focus
    1. Daryan Dehghanpisheh, NYSE Technologies
  27. Conclusion
  28. Index