If you’re following the controversy over high frequency trading (HFT), you may want to sit in on this Webcast on Thursday where an industry panel will discuss both the pros and cons of HFT as well as the role of “big data” technologies including CEP. Here’s the description:
High-frequency trading (HFT) has been in the spotlight as market participants have debated the value of HFT for investors. While only a certain number of players compete at the ultra-low latency level, many other players are taking advantage of HFT technologies. For instance, many firms are using Big Data technologies, coupled with complex event processing (CEP) and data analytics engines to uncover new trading opportunities. But how can market participants take advantage of Big Data without increasing latency or breaking the bank.
Join Wall Street & Technology, TowerGroup, and SAP/Sybase for an editorial webcast that will focus on the opportunities when it comes to using Big Data in a trading strategy.