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Machines Trading Stocks on News

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Jacob Sisk
  • Armando Gonzalez
  • John Kittrell

Sunday 13th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

Trading on news is not new. Terminals have had news readers attached from the time trading went electronic. What is new is who, or what, is trading on news. Born from a hybrid of technological capability, electronification of the markets, algorithmic trading, and a little influence from the intelligence community, black box trading systems are now applying semantic analysis to trade on news items without a single human ever reading the story. While only 2% of trading firms were doing this two years ago, roughly one-third are exploring it today. This session looks at the data, drivers, and technology behind trading on unstructured content.

LEVEL: Advanced

About the speakers

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Adam Honore

Research director & capital markets industry #analyst covering low latency #trading technology, market data, #algotrading, #HFT, #CEP, & exchange technology. bio from Twitter

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Jacob Sisk
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Armando Gonzalez
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John Kittrell

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When

Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Sun 13th March 2011

Where

Town Lake Ballroom, Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake

Session type

Solo

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Official session page

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