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Current trading technology . . .

July 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Exchanges, Markets, Technology

The Real Story of Trading Software Espionage By Rob Iati, Partner, The TABB GroupJULY 10, 2009 Much has been made of the 32MB of Goldman Sachs’ proprietary algorithmic trading code (“trading secrets”) allegedly stolen by Sergey Aleynikov, now portrayed in the financial media as the new Julius Rosenberg, Aldrich Ames, Robert Hanssen and John Walker […]

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Money doesn’t make the world go round: it’s testosterone

April 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Exchanges

Always suspected this. No comment ! From the Guardian(UK): In the film Wall Street, which symbolised the excess of the 1980s, the most successful traders were odious alpha-males with aggression seeping from every pore. But stereotypes often have a kernel of truth, and researchers from Cambridge University have concluded what everyone outside the City has […]

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