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Smarter algorithms hinge on the customer: A conversation with Quantitative Brokers

While the financial services sector was weathering the Great Recession in 2008, financial technology firm Quantitative Brokers (QB) saw an opportunity to revolutionize trading in the futures and Treasury markets.

Applications and Programming

Making sense of the world's cryptocurrency rules

Getting your head around cryptocurrencies was hard enough before governments got involved. But now policy makers around the world are drawing up fresh regulations on everything from exchanges to initial coin offerings and the rules can vary wildly given a lack of global coordination among authorities.

Foreign Exchange

Coders who trade: Wall Street designs its staff for the future

Want to protect your Wall Street job from robots? Learn how to code.

Data Science
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How artificial intelligence can inform investment decisions: A conversation with Kris Kaufman, CEO of Parallax Financial Research

Decades before big data became ubiquitous, Parallax Financial Research began using artificial intelligence – inspired by mathematical models used in geophysics – to help its institutional clients value securities and analyze market risk.

Applications and Programming

Apple's billion devices give augmented reality edge over Google

Alphabet Inc.’s Google beat Apple by three years in releasing AR tools, but its features are on very few phones and haven’t gained wide acceptance. By contrast, Apple can easily pair its software and devices, an advantage that will help it quickly make up lost ground.

Data Science
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bqplot: Bringing more interactivity to data

bqplot allows anyone to build fully interactive web applications in Python, using surprisingly few lines of code.

Data and Tech Operations

3 top priorities for a Chief Data Officer

A growing number of organizations have introduced the role of Chief Data Officer; however, the priorities for this new corporate officer aren’t as clear.

Data and Tech Operations

5 goals your 2017 digital transformation program needs

It's probably a good time to define additional goals beyond business objectives that will inspire more involvement and drive digital practices.

Data Management

Singapore is beating Hong Kong in Asia's fintech race

The gap between Hong Kong and Singapore was on display last month when they hosted their own inaugural fintech conferences within a week of each other.

Applications and Programming

Startup growth in a turbulent market: in conversation with Jordan Hu, CEO of RiskVal

Despite a massively unsettled economy and constantly evolving risk environment, real-time trading and risk analytics management software provider RiskVal managed to chart a sustainable, positive growth course through the 2008 financial crisis and beyond.

Applications and Programming