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Robert Schuessler
Traders Magazine Online News

A Smarter Monkey

In this contributed piece, TIM noted that some traders do better than others when using data that has been run through certain analysis - that is, have used some form of machine learning to assist them.

Traders Poll

In his first public speech, SEC Chair Jay Clayton deviated from his prepared remarks and offered his own "off the cuff" comments on market issues. Do you like this change of pace?




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BofA Trims Options Algo Suite

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

Careful Speed Traders: ITG Unveils Anti-HFT Algo

Agency-only broker and technology firm ITG is now offering a new algorithm designed to thwart high-frequency traders and their strategies.

RTS Adds Build-Your-Own Features and Analytics to Algo Suite

RTS Realtime Systems is now offering traders an analytics package to its algorithmic trading platform that is aimed at increasing alpha capture and efficiency.

Instinet Helps MAKE Liquidity

The agency-only broker's newest algorithm is designed to assist the buyside's desire to provide liquidity to the market rather than take it.

Changing on the Fly

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

KCG Chases Big Slice of Algo Business

KCG Holdings is looking to become a bigger player in the electronic execution business.

A New Algo Option

With Autobahn Options, Deutsche Bank hopes to address the needs of options traders who are looking for new trading formulas.

Enter the Algo Upstart

Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.

Teaching an Old Algo New Tricks

Wolverine Execution Services adds two new volume weighted average price algorithms where users can lengthen the duration of their orders.

Upgraded Algo Goes Real-Time

Investment Technology Group revamps an implementation shortfall algorithm so that it slows down or speeds up as market conditions warrant

Kissell Offers Algo Performance Data

Kissell Research Group now offers a measurement tool, dubbed Algorithmic Decision Selection Tree, which provides real-time data showing the performance of a broker's algorithms.

BEST Algo Forward

Cowen and Company is making tools available to its buyside customers that it believes will help them when deciding which trading algorithm to use.

Buyside Wants Algo Clarity

Make electronic trading easier to understand! That's what buyside wants from the sellside when it comes to algorithms, according to a new report.

Buyside Wants Algo Clarity

The buyside is looking for even more insight and control over its algorithms.

Citi Unveils Market Open Algo

Citi is providing buyside traders an algorithm designed to help them trade at the market opening and during the first 15 minutes of trading.