Tools for tracking trading

8 May 2014 | , , ,
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Australia fireworks

Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys took a swipe at electronic financial markets that has left a lot of regulators scrambling. The Australian stock market regulator is ahead of the pack, and has already installed a kdb+ based surveillance solution to monitor algo and high frequency trading using FD’s Delta Platform.


A comparison of Python and q for data problem solving

8 May 2019 | ,

This article takes a simple, real-life problem and analyzes different solutions in Python and q. The problem leads us to discover nice areas of both programming languages, including vector operations, Einstein summation, adverbs and functional form of select statements. Each solution has lessons that deepen our IT knowledge, especially when we consider performance.