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A-Team Insight White Paper

Business Entity Identifiers – The Crucial Foundation for Accurate Risk Management

As the financial world continues to grapple with the fallout of the credit crisis, one thing is clear: managing risk is now paramount to the surviving financial institutions. But you can’t manage what you don’t know. Many financial institutions have been caught in the current environment through a lack of awareness of their true exposure...

Issue 6: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Even as the financial markets undergo unprecedented turmoil, the drive to lower latency shows no sign of abating. Why is this? Put simply, it’s because low latency technologies enable those competing in the financial markets – whether they be sell-side firms, buy-side firms, exchanges or alternative trading venues – to run ahead of the pack....

Sun Microsystems – Building A Low Latency Infrastructure For Electronic Trading

This white paper was written by Sun Microsystems. Authored with input from A-Team Group, it examines the hotspots within an electronic trading environment and considers routes and technologies that might contribute to reducing or even eliminating latency.

Issue 5: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Market data rates are skyrocketing. Just a few milliseconds make the difference between an optimal order fill and enough slippage to wipe out profit. New opportunities are opening up to leverage high frequency markets. New applications are being deployed atop of low latency architectures. Performance – in every sense – is key to playing in...

Issue 4: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Market data rates are skyrocketing. Just a few milliseconds make the difference between an optimal order fill and enough slippage to wipe out profit. New opportunities are opening up to leverage high frequency markets. New applications are being deployed atop of low latency architectures. Performance – in every sense – is key to playing in...

Issue 3: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Market data rates are skyrocketing. Just a few milliseconds make the difference between an optimal order fill and enough slippage to wipe out profit. New opportunities are opening up to leverage high frequency markets. New applications are being deployed atop of low latency architectures. Performance – in every sense – is key to playing in...

Issue 2: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Market data rates are skyrocketing. Just a few milliseconds make the difference between an optimal order fill and enough slippage to wipe out profit. New opportunities are opening up to leverage high frequency markets. New applications are being deployed atop of low latency architectures. Performance – in every sense – is key to playing in...

Surviving the Liquidity Crisis with Enterprise Data Management (EDM)

Written by: Neil Edelstein, Senior Director, Product Development, GoldenSource Corporation. Throughout the boom in complex leveraged and collateralized debt instruments, high yields have all but blinded investors to the significant risk. Now that the market has turned sour, and lenders are calling in the debts, investors are learning the hard way exactly how CDOs and...

Syn~ Scalability Benchmark

Summary This document describes an exercise to measure the scalability and performance of the Syn~Settlements application upon a Linux/HP platform. The results recorded include: ~ demonstrated scalability consistent with a linear model; ~ peak throughput of the scalable system at 77K trades per hour; ~ demonstrated efficacy of quad-core processor architectures as a means of...

Issue 1: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Market data rates are skyrocketing. Just a few milliseconds make the difference between an optimal order fill and enough slippage to wipe out profit. New opportunities are opening up to leverage high frequency markets. New applications are being deployed atop of low latency architectures. Performance – in every sense – is key to playing in...