An Introduction to Algorithmic Trading: Opportunities & Challenges within the Systematic Trading Industry

3 Pages Posted: 22 Oct 2019

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Nicholas Burgess

University of Oxford, Said Business School

Date Written: September 23, 2019

Abstract

In what follows we present systematic trading and discuss the benefits. We evaluate contemporary trends, the opportunities arising from machine learning and the operational cost challenges faced, leveraging on the history of the industry to demonstrate why maintaining a competitive edge is paramount to its continued success.

Keywords: Algorithmic Trading, Systematic Trading, Efficient Market Hypothesis, Trading Systems, Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis, Machine Learning, Social Media, Alternative Reference Data, Operational Costs, Hedge Funds, Assets Under Management, High Frequency Trading, Trade Execution, Market Predic

JEL Classification: G02, G10, G11, G14, G15, G20

Suggested Citation

Burgess, Nicholas, An Introduction to Algorithmic Trading: Opportunities & Challenges within the Systematic Trading Industry (September 23, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3466213 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3466213

Nicholas Burgess (Contact Author)

University of Oxford, Said Business School ( email )

Oxford, OX1 5NY
United Kingdom

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