algorithmic trading

  • Quantiacs is high-stakes fantasy football for quants

    Quantiacs is high-stakes fantasy football for quants

    You’ve seen The Wolf of Wall Street, you’re handy with some code, you know you can beat the market, but you don’t have the money to invest? What could possibly go wrong. Quantiacs has the platform for you to experiment and try out strategies, and the money to back your bets, too. Quantiacs have $3.75m of their own money invested in the platform, and it expects to open to… Read More

  • Y Combinator Alum BigCalc Makes Hadoop Easier for High Frequency Trading Firms

    Y Combinator Alum BigCalc Makes Hadoop Easier for High Frequency Trading Firms

    Wall Street has been dealing with big data since before it was a thing. But the rise of algorithmic and high frequency trading is making big data even bigger and has led many firms to adopt the same free open source tools that tech startups and scientific researchers are using, according to Dharmesh Malam, CEO and co-founder of the Y Combinator alum BigCalc. Read More