Investment Operations

Electronic and Algorithmic Trading

Course Instructor

Course Level

Beginner

Certification

Certificate

Delivery

Via Zoom

Hours (EST)

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description

*This course can be offered upon request and can be customized to fit your team’s needs.

Date: April 24

The Electronic and Algorithmic Trading virtual course is specifically designed to equip aspiring traders, financial analysts, and industry professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to leverage the vast potential of computerized (electronic) trading in modern financial markets. By enrolling in this course, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of electronic trading systems, including their evolution in the context of trading markets in general, and their impact on important sources of risk and costs in trading. You’ll also gain exposure to algorithmic trading strategies, which will help you understand ways to reduce risks and the costs of trading financial instruments. Our expert instructor will guide you through hands-on exercises, simulations, case studies, and practical applications to ensure you have a solid grasp of this emerging and rapidly developing field. The objective of the course is to:

  • Explain the key features and history of general trading markets
  • Describe the evolution and general goals of electronic and algorithmic trading
  • Define and explore common trading algorithms and how they help reduce trading costs

Prerequisite: None

Agenda

Electronic & Algorithmic Trading

  1. Overview of electronic trading markets
  2. Brief history of general trading markets
  3. Order handling scenarios (“high-touch” vs. “low-touch”)

Basics of Algorithmic Trading

  1. Key terms and definitions
  2. VWAP Algorithm
  3. POV Algorithm
  4. TWAP Algorithm
  5. IS Algorithm
  6. Other Algorithms
  7. Strengths and Weaknesses

Summary & Questions

In-House Training

Custom Training can help you achieve your corporate training goals while staying on budget and focusing the content on the needs of your group. Email your questions regarding corporate training to training@investmentoperations.net.

2023 Training Calendar

Training Catalogue

Course Instructor

Course Level

Beginner

Certification

Certificate

Delivery

Via Zoom

Hours (EST)

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description

*This course can be offered upon request and can be customized to fit your team’s needs.

Date: April 24

The Electronic and Algorithmic Trading virtual course is specifically designed to equip aspiring traders, financial analysts, and industry professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to leverage the vast potential of computerized (electronic) trading in modern financial markets. By enrolling in this course, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of electronic trading systems, including their evolution in the context of trading markets in general, and their impact on important sources of risk and costs in trading. You’ll also gain exposure to algorithmic trading strategies, which will help you understand ways to reduce risks and the costs of trading financial instruments. Our expert instructor will guide you through hands-on exercises, simulations, case studies, and practical applications to ensure you have a solid grasp of this emerging and rapidly developing field. The objective of the course is to:

  • Explain the key features and history of general trading markets
  • Describe the evolution and general goals of electronic and algorithmic trading
  • Define and explore common trading algorithms and how they help reduce trading costs

Prerequisite: None

Agenda

Electronic & Algorithmic Trading

  1. Overview of electronic trading markets
  2. Brief history of general trading markets
  3. Order handling scenarios (“high-touch” vs. “low-touch”)

Basics of Algorithmic Trading

  1. Key terms and definitions
  2. VWAP Algorithm
  3. POV Algorithm
  4. TWAP Algorithm
  5. IS Algorithm
  6. Other Algorithms
  7. Strengths and Weaknesses

Summary & Questions

In-House Training

Custom Training can help you achieve your corporate training goals while staying on budget and focusing the content on the needs of your group. Email your questions regarding corporate training to training@investmentoperations.net.

2023 Training Calendar

Training Catalogue

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