Algorithms Engulf Wall Street

January 19, 2011

Automated trading software runs amok. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Inhuman Models

September 17, 2009

The perils of ignoring human behavior when modeling reality. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Why High-Performance Computing Needs Financial Engineering

April 23, 2009

Richard Bookstaber, the quant's quant, suggests that the CPU- and GPGPU-driven arms race among high-frequency, computer-automated trading shops should, and eventually might, come to a halt. Read more…

By Jon Stokes

Quants Gone Wild

February 26, 2009

It's fascinating to read the post-mortem analysis of the economic meltdown, especially as it relates to the role quantitative analysts and their high-tech financial models played in pushing the industry off a cliff. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Man Vs. Machine On Wall Street

November 24, 2008

A small biotech company thinks it can make trading desks better by eliminating the people. Read more…

By Matthew Herper

Hazy Computing

October 15, 2008

Today machines manage what we cannot. Are we dependent upon results or processes we do not understand? Read more…

By Douglas Eadline, Ph.D.

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