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Risk Checking in Under 500 Nanoseconds

Traders Magazine, August 2012

By Peter Chapman, James Armstrong

Each claims their platform is the fastest when it comes to risk-checking orders. Now New York-based Matrix Trading Technologies is claiming it can run an order through 41 risk checks in less than 500 nanoseconds. The trick, according to Matrix founder and chief executive Louis Liu, is his system's usage of field programmable gate array technology.

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