After watching this movie, here is a list of modern actors who play an important role in high speeding and
automated trading also known as high frequency trading:
Direct edge alt exchange
Liquid net dark pool
Autotrader platform in java?
Advanced trading magazine
Vanguard investments big players of dark pools
John netto of m3 capital
Cathy o’niel mathematician from harvard
Look them up if you need to understand what they do. Or watch the movie. It is good a it will tell you what
the real problem is of HFT. Don’t look at me as I am not going to reveal any spoliers?
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Open source is changing things. For me, it is enabling me to use open source libraries for my new HFT platform coming. I believe in it as it enables you to develop without shelling out thousands of dollars I do NOT have, full software control so no black boxes, and who knows what for future use. I have posted 2 recent articles on my belief of it:
1. From Qaunt Premium Member, the truth of open source vs money sucking proprietary software like Tradestation or Multicharts
Lastly, I am experimenting with my open source Streambase solution for 100% in C++. If I accomplish this, I will be the only person on the internet demonstrating this.If successful , these will be the early steps for my increases in my QuantLabs.net Premium Membership as it will be highly prized if successful.
Decent over of commercial vendors who provide high frequency trading aks HFT solutions
I would not venture into these as options as I am sure these are very expensive options. HFT is not for the cheap asses out there but you can still build open source software solutions that could get you close but nowhere at these vendors promise.
Who are the leading vendors for low latency and where is the market heading?
I’m investigating on behalf of some major banks, looking into the 3 areas of market data distribution, multicast to unicast market data feeds and algorithmic trading – I would like to know which vendors lead the pack on each of the 3 areas.
Our Low Latency solutions are in production with major banks and HFTs. Please go to our website: www.velocytech.com and let us know if you require more information.
I’d be happy to outline our offering, NovaSparks deliver 100% FPGA market data tickerplants, with PCie, mutlicast and unicast outputs all supporting clients algo trading platforms. Our solutions are deterministic and offer level 2 order book processing in the 1 microsecond timescale. Please feel free to drop me a line if you’d like more information. I’m on
A few friends of mine are VPs at a company called Solace Systems (www.solacesystems.com). They make messaging boxes that translate market messages between formats (FIX, FAST, custom APIs, etc) and handle reliable delivery of messages, both unicast and multicast. Their’s is a low latency hardware (FPGA) based solution. The company is 8+ years old and seems to be doing fairly well.
Almost forgot, hope you find it useful for your study:
Rapid Addition (which for the sake of full disclosure is the company I work for) make the lowest latency software in the FIX arena – complementing the middleware offerings of companies such as Solace. The difference between us and others is that our latency is deterministic. Anyone can quote numbers but what counts is not just that they are low numbers but that the spread on the numbers is tight. We can take in a message, parse it, simulate an algo action, create an order and put it on the wire in sub 15us with a Std Dev of sub 1us… and we’ll be yet faster soon.
Several of those mentioned above and more will be at TradeTech Architecture this September If you are keen to come along to the event just let me know.
Does anyone know of vendors who can supply economic and news into an algo box in a low latency environment? I know Reuters and Bloomberg have offering but are there niche players?
Not sure of providers but CFN has the lowest latency route between NY and K street in Washington, where all the news feeds are located.
DowJones & Relegence in XML format …. Reuters and Bloomberg are “just tooooooo slow” ….. I’m pretty sure Quanthouse is just a “Re-Seller” ….
Need to Know News is a top notch provider for economic event news. Despite the hokey name they are actually a part of the Deutsche Borse.
I believe Selerity has a feed for other types of news.
Ravenpack has a great offering.
Thomson Reuters has a feed of over 600 indicators in a low latency environment, including a number of them that are in an ultra-low latency environment. Depending on what data points you want (non-farm payrolls, University of Michigan, ISM, Oil inventories, etc.), there are degrees of advantage in the speed of our feed vs our competitors. The ranges are tight on the DC data (ranging from a few hundred microseconds to a few milliseconds) to relatively wide and varying ranges which depend on the release method (embargo, finger-push, web scrape, or proprietary releases such as UMich from TR). Latency is also affected by the datacenter location. We have PoPs in NY, Chicago, London, and Washington, D.C.
Selerity has a very interesting offering and is worth looking at.
Briefing.com works with the largest institutions in the world and can provide exactly what you are looking for-feel free to contact me to discuss.
Dow Jones offers a low-latency feed of economic and corporate data. Pls feel free to contact me for details.
Does Markit have anything in this space? Perhaps Rob could let us know?