Selling Caused The Sell Off, Not High Frequency Trading

Selling Caused The Sell Off, Not High Frequency Trading

Oliver Renick and I had a good discussion about what caused (and didn’t cause) the equity market sell off in October 2018.  I’m a market…

The New Speed of Money, Reshaping Markets (NY Times)

Great feature piece originally printed in the Sunday Business section of the times examining both the drivers and requirements for high speed trading.  The article…

Trans-Atlantic Cable Plan Targets High-Frequency Traders (Wall Street Journal)

First it was shortening the time it takes data to get between New York and Chicago, now its New York and London.  The big difference…

Flash Crash spotlights financial IT risks (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

The Flash Crash may very well be talked about more these days than the credit crisis.  Not only is it an area of interest for…

Standing Room Only in Hong Kong: Low Latency is High Priority

I created this video while I was in Hong Kong last week for Trading Architecture Asia.  The audio isn’t that great unfortunately, so we’ve transcribed…

TABB Says Long-Distance, Low-Latency Networking Increasingly Critical To Trading (TABB Group)

This is the PR on my latest two reports on optical networking and its role in financial services.  Also check out the executive summary here.…

The Million-Dollar Microsecond (NPR)

Following a panel I moderated at Telx’s CBX event I spoke with a reporter from NPR about latency, co-location, high frequency trading and everything in…

Trading Firms Turn To Videogame Chips To Get Even Faster (Wall Street Journal)

Hardware acceleration has become a hotter and hotter topic in financial services as latencies are now measured in microseconds and codeoptimization is starting to hit…