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UChicago Midwest Trading Competition: The Next Generation Gets a Taste
On April 8, the University of Chicago hosted its fifth iteration of the Midwest Trading Competition, drawing 102 students from some of the most prestigious colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. The students got a chance to test their algorithms using Trading Technologies’ TT Platform in a variety of simulations involving pairs trading and options market-making.
Read more at John Lothian News – April 21, 2017
Trading up in the World
Friday the 13th is supposed to be an unlucky day, but for some Case Western Reserve University students it was a very lucky day indeed. On Friday, Jan. 13, a group of five graduate students at the CWRU Weatherhead School of Management won the Best Presentation Award at the 2017 Trading Technologies (TT) Algo Showcase Competition.
Read more at The Observer – January 20, 2017
Student Trading Organization Showcases Work in Chicago
While other groups worked with money, UW-Madison’s Commodity Trading group used algorithms to exchange soy and corn using a simulation to exhibit their work at a Chicago showcase. The group was the only undergraduate, agricultural-focused group among the displayed teams.
Read more at The Daily Cardinal – January 17, 2017
Walter Lanza, a 23-year-old agribusiness major at the graduate school of North Dakota State University, did not start college with the idea of becoming a commodities trader.
Read more at Modern Trader – April 2016
Students’ Experience with Trading Translates into Jobs
Using real-world commodity-trading software and armed with simulated trading experience in agricultural markets, some University of Wisconsin-Madison students are finding paths to jobs after graduation.
Read more at CALS News – March 2016
Quinlan Students Showcase 'FinTech' Knowledge
Two Quinlan undergraduate students put their “FinTech” talents on display at Trading Technologies’ 2016 Algo Showcase.
Read more at Loyola University – January 26, 2016
Trading Technologies Makes a Bid for Tomorrow's Techie Traders
Financial companies want computer science and engineering graduates to consider a career in trading,vgiven technology has become a key driver of the industry.
Read more at Chicago Inno – January 25, 2016
Forbes Magazine recently highlighted International Data Corporation (IDC) research which estimates that by 2018 nearly 28 percent of all worldwide enterprise applications will be delivered via software-as-a-service (SaaS), generating revenue of approximately $50B.
Read more at EdTech Digest – January 6, 2016
Learn how schools use TT software inside and outside the classroom.
An in-class trading exercise demonstrates the market impact of event risk.
Georgia Institute of Technology
TT’s software reinforces classroom learning, providing a deeper understanding of current market dynamics and automated trading.
North Dakota State University
Farmers and students learn how to manage the price risk associated with crop production using futures, options and spread trading.
Students use exchange traded derivatives for hedging, trading and monitoring the forward curve in the energy markets.
University of Chicago: Midwest Trading Competition
Collaborating with TT for the 2017 Midwest Trading Competition allowed UChicago to host one of the most sophisticated and realistic trading competitions around.
University of Colorado - Denver
A curriculum co-developed by TT helps students who already work at energy firms manage energy production price volatility.
University of London: King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London
By incorporating TT software in course instruction, students are immersed in a realistic trading environment without leaving the classroom and without the pressure of trading real money.
Read about TT CampusConnect on our Trade Talk blog.