FlexAdvantage Blog

13
Jul

AI and Machine Learning Gain Momentum with Algo Trading & ATS Amid Volatility

With the hiring of data scientists, advances in cloud computing, and access to open source frameworks for training machine learning models, AI is transforming the trading desk. Already the largest banks have rolled out self-learning algorithms for equities trading.  

29
Apr

Options Traders Adapt to Electronic Markets in Pandemic

Options trading volumes and volatility skyrocketed in March as concerns over the COVID-19 virus spread across markets. In this Q&A, FlexTrade’s Vice President Equity Derivatives Rob Brogan examines the shift to electronic trading, the need for real-time tools for calculating the Greeks, and how FlexTrade supports the demand for ‘volatility trading’ in a fast-moving market.

19
Feb

Best practices in algo wheel design and implementation

Algo wheels are the application to trading of the idea of randomised controlled trials, which originally comes from the natural sciences. When you have some new innovation in the healthcare space, for example, you have to make sure
that a new treatment actually works and improves outcomes for patients.

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