Trader & Trader Related Posts and News

A trader is anyone who buys and sells in the financial markets for the purpose of achieving short-term gains (alpha.)  Traders today utilize execution management systems to watch the prices in the market and to execute their orders.

The following are posts and links that are interesting to traders and those who want to move from trading into algorithmic trading and who are seeking capital for trading.

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Market Turmoil Generates Opportunity for Proprietary Traders

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In these times of market turmoil and volatility, the Kershner Trading Group stands ready to provide traders with a firm built on a strong foundation of significant capital investment, innovation-focused trading technology and decades of experience in the active and proprietary trading space. Kershner Trading is actively seeking experienced US Equities Traders
Trading Strategy Scorecard from CloudQuant

52 Traders Interviews Morgan Slade

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The podcast on Massive 30,000 Trades Daily, High-Frequency Quant Trading with Morgan Slade including an interesting breakout trading strategy.
News for Machine Learning and Algo Trading

Deep Dive With JLN: How Can The Financial Industry Draw In The Next Generation Of Talent?

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The former trading floors provided a sense of community. Electronic trading communities like CloudQuant provide a bright future for new traders.
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Built in Chicago: Wanna try your hand at high-frequency trading? There's an app for that

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Built in Chicago discusses CloudQuant, a Chicago-based algorithmic trading startup, lets anyone try their hand at devising their own strategies.
New York

New York, midtown - Experienced Quantitative Portfolio Manager or Strategist

CloudQuant’s Global Systematic Trading unit is seeking experienced Quantitative Portfolio Managers and Strategists for the U.S. equity market. Ideal candidates will have an MS or Ph.D. in an Engineering or Pure Science discipline from a top school with formal academic coursework in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Digital Signal Processing,
chicago cityscape and sears tower

Chicago - Experienced Quantitative Portfolio Manager or Strategist

CloudQuant’s Global Systematic Trading unit is seeking experienced Quantitative Portfolio Managers and Strategists for the U.S. equity market. Ideal candidates will have an MS or Ph.D. in an Engineering or Pure Science discipline from a top school with formal academic coursework in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Digital Signal Processing,
San Francisco

San Francisco - Experienced Quantitative Portfolio Manager or Strategist

CloudQuant’s Global Systematic Trading unit is seeking experienced Quantitative Portfolio Managers and Strategists for the U.S. equity market. Ideal candidates will have an MS or Ph.D. in an Engineering or Pure Science discipline from a top school with formal academic coursework in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Digital Signal Processing,
Trend Analysis in a Candlestick Market Data Chart

Algorithms for Trading

The hardest part of starting any project, including building a quantitative trading strategy, is figuring out where to start. To that end, this post covers a basic overview of a few algorithms for trading. We hope to help you get your creative energy to level up.
Quantitative Strategy, Trading, and Algo Development Industry News

Why You Should Always Question The Status Quo -- Tradeciety

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“If you are so worried about algos, why don’t you look at Python? Read up on it. Cloudquant, Quantopian. The tools are there, the information is there, for free.”
Innovation in Trading

The next wave of broker innovation will be Crowdsourced algos

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The next wave of broker innovation likely will be geared toward democratizing quantitative trading, according to Kershner Trading Group Founder and CEO Andy Kershner. That would vastly expand the universe of high-level quant traders globally, which Kershner roughly estimated stands at perhaps 5,000 today.