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Video: CAT Supercomputer to Track Dark Pools on Wall Street

In this video, Better Markets CEO Dennis Kelleher discusses the progress of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT), a proposed SEC supercomputer that will be used to track orders and peer into dark pools. While this sounds like a good idea, Kelleher describes the conflicts of interest inherent in the proposal process the SEC is using for CAT. Kelleher is the CEO of Better Markets, a non-profit, non-partisan, and independent organization founded in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to promote the public interest in the financial markets.

ICC Updates Overclocked Vega Financial Servers with Broadwell-E

Today International Computer Concepts (ICC) announced that it has upgraded the company’s ICC Vega line of high-frequency trading servers with the latest Broadwell-E microarchitecture from Intel. After extensive testing, the Vega servers featuring overclocked Intel Core i7 processors are ready to ship to customers.

Trading Show Chicago to Showcase HFT Technologies

Next week, purveyors of HFT will meet with top traders and investors at The Trading Show Chicago at the Navy Pier on June 4-5, 2014.

This Week in HPC: High-Frequency HPC and Japan Space Agency Preps for Petaflops

In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss high frequency trading and the High Performance on Wall Street Conference. After that, they look at a Fujitsu’s Petascale upgrade at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The novel architecture for this Sparc-powered FX10 follow-on system will feature Micron’s Hybrid Memory Cube technology.

This Week in HPC: Intel Goes Big Memory and Lucera Brings High Frequency Trading to the Cloud

In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman from Intersect360 Research and Rich Brueckner from insideHPC discuss Intel’s new Xeon E7 V2 processors designed for in-memory analytics. Following that, they take a look a the secret sauce behind Lucera’s new cloud for High Frequency Trading.

Lucera Announces On-demand Infrastructure for Global Electronic Trading

Today Lucera Financial Infrastructures announced the availability of its high-performance infrastructure to power electronic trading by financial institutions and high-frequency trading (HFT) firms.