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CFA Institute Offers Webinar on Algorithmic Trading

Algorithmic encompasses a wide variety of trading methods, strategies, and time horizons, according to the CFA Institute. In a webinar on July 26, 2018 (8:00 a.m. EST), portfolio manager Parijat Garg, CFA, will provide a general introduction to algorithmic trading, give some examples of what strategies look like, and discuss some of the operational realities of algo trading. Topics to be discussed include:

  • The meaning of, and differences between, algorithmic trading, automated trading, high-frequency trading, low-latency trading, and pure and statistical arbitrage.
  • Basic methodologies and challenges of building an algo strategy and guidance on deploying it.
  • The sources of risk in algorithmic trading strategies.
  • Eye-opening facts about today’s electronic markets and the companies that trade within these markets.

Registration is available here.

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