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Welcome the Next Generation
Trading
What is Quant?
• Recognizing patterns of noise. E.g. market
data
• Highest paying jobs in banks and hedge funds
(secretive...
Automated Trading and HFT?
• Automated trading is programmatic trading
rules that engage in the markets
• HFT (high freque...
Skills needed
• Programming skills is a must to be successful
• Need to adopt Do It Yourself attitude if you
intend to dev...
How to get started in Quant as Career
• Quants make big bucks!
• How to get started in all aspects:
• How to get started i...
Learn From QuantLabs.net
• Join the QuantLabs.net Academy
http://quantlabs.net/academy/
• Join our Membership or Newslette...
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Welcome the next generation trading with Quant HFT automated trading and required skills

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Welcome the next generation trading with Quant HFT automated trading and required skills

  1. 1. Welcome the Next Generation Trading
  2. 2. What is Quant? • Recognizing patterns of noise. E.g. market data • Highest paying jobs in banks and hedge funds (secretive profit centers) • Our definition: • http://quantlabs.net/blog/about/what- exactly-are-quants-and-quant-finance- anyway/
  3. 3. Automated Trading and HFT? • Automated trading is programmatic trading rules that engage in the markets • HFT (high frequency trading) represents over 80% of all trading volume on NYSE and other markets • Our definition: • http://quantlabs.net/blog/about/high- frequency-trading-hft-how-and-why-its- taking-over-the-markets/
  4. 4. Skills needed • Programming skills is a must to be successful • Need to adopt Do It Yourself attitude if you intend to develop your own secretive profitable trading strategies • Outsource only to those developers you trust • .NET (C#) and Windows is easiest to start with • MATLAB is best to prototype algorithms with which can be easily code generated to C++ which is fastest
  5. 5. How to get started in Quant as Career • Quants make big bucks! • How to get started in all aspects: • How to get started in quant finance, hft high frequency trading, automated algorithmic trading • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBTHKNL aAJc
  6. 6. Learn From QuantLabs.net • Join the QuantLabs.net Academy http://quantlabs.net/academy/ • Join our Membership or Newsletter • http://quantlabs.net/membership.htm • Read our Daily Blog http://quantlabs.net/blog

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