GOLD BOOK 2011

Gold Book 2011 Meet Advanced Trading's Gold Book 2011 Honorees
This year's Gold Book honorees prove that even smaller players can excel in the fast lane:


AT THE CLOSE

Regulators Considering High-Frequency Trading's Role in Market Volatility
As the markets continue their wild gyrations, regulators continue to struggle with high-frequency trading's role in the volatility and with how to stabilize the markets.

FROM THE EDITOR

When Quants Open Up
A portion of the blame for the market's current volatility and the great divide of wealth in this nation can be laid at the feet of algorithmic trading.

MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Volatility Derailed Quant Funds in Q3 and Clouds Their OutlookMarket participants say the wild swings in stock prices that hit quant-based hedge funds so hard during the third-quarter are showing no signs of letting up.

ONE ON ONE

Q&A with Quant Expert Paul Wilmott: The Fundamental Flaw of Nearly All Risk Models
Quant expert Paul Wilmott tells Advanced Trading that Wall Street's risk models share a fundamental flaw, and that traders are all too happy to ignore their true risk exposure in search of profits.

MANAGING THE DESK

JP Morgan Gets a Global Electronic Refresh
JP Morgan revamped its algorithms, aggregated internal liquidty and hired quants on a global scale to win the buy side's electronic trading business.

INDUSTRY VOICE

Where Is Your Rogue Trader Hiding?
The information and technology silos inside your firm are the perfect hiding spot for a trader about to go rogue.

STREET CRED

The Quant Mystique
Why is the mystique of software code more important than the surety of security?