Beyond the ‘Battle of the Quants’: The Art of Big Data

The Battle of the Quants was born a decade ago. The brainchild of Bartt C. Kellermann, a former IBM executive, trader and capital raiser for his hedge fund consulting company Global Capital Acquisition, he set out to get the financial industry’s brightest and most competitive quantitative analysis pros and put them together for the Battle of the Quants Conference. (Huffington Post)




Hot New High Frequency Trading Weapon: Drones

Drones: They’re not just for killing anymore. They’re not just for killing people, I mean. Soon they will be for killing your money in the stock market, according to a must-read new Wired piece about the dramatic rise of high-frequency trading. (Huffington Post)