March 12, 2009

Wall Street Accelerates Options Analysis With GPU Technology

Ivy Schmerken

NVIDIA’s graphics processing units help Wall Street speed up financial calculations and lower power consumption.

Amid all the doom and gloom dragging down the financial markets, equity options trading has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sectors. But the latency-sensitive world of options trading and derivatives pricing requires massive computational power. To boost their computational power, Wall Street firms and third-party software developers in the options and derivatives space are turning to GPUs from NVIDIA.

Full story at Wall Street & Technology

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