Trade Talk Blog

The official blog of Trading Technologies, your source for professional futures trading software.

As a pioneer of electronic trading, we at Trading Technologies value our industry’s rich history. We recognize the need to preserve our legacies and lessons to broadly educate and inspire those to come. This is what John Lothian News (JLN) is doing through the Open Outcry Traders History Project, The Path to Electronic Trading series and MarketsWiki.

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We recently bolstered our Advanced Options offering with the addition of Eurodollar options and Calendar Spread Options (CSOs) to the TT platform. This means that our customers can now access volatility surfaces and theoretical pricing for both Eurodollar options and CSOs through an unequaled platform thanks to TT’s SaaS delivery model, unrivaled technology and seamless global infrastructure.

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Harel Jacobson is a quantitative portfolio manager at Oporto Delta in Tel Aviv, Israel. His work involves managing a volatility and systematic trading portfolio across all asset classes. Harel relies on trade automation that he created with ADL® in the TT® platform. In this interview, he shares why he turned to ADL for his trading needs and how he learned to develop trading models on TT. 

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We recently announced that Applied Derivatives PTY LTD in Cape Town has become the first broker to distribute the TT platform from South Africa. The firm, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this month, provides our mutual clients with access to a broad range of futures and options listed on the region’s largest trading venue, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). We talked with the company’s Founder and Director, Evan Feldman, to learn more about Applied Derivatives, economic trends in South Africa and the derivatives trading opportunities that exist on JSE.

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