Like most other sectors within the larger business world, the financial industry continues to be greatly influenced by technology innovations. This fact is especially true when it comes to securities trading, as companies look to gain a competitive advantage by executing trades as quickly as possible.
Better known as “blockchain,” distributed ledger technology (DLT) is a relatively new innovation with the potential to revolutionize the financial services industry as well as other fields. As with any other disruptive tech, job opportunities abound for some, while other positions may be at risk without some retraining. Read more
With the hopes of maximizing their return on investment, stock traders increasingly rely on quantitative trading, a concept that leverages data analysis and algorithms in an attempt to “buy low” and “sell high” as much as possible. Read more
Given the huge growth in eCommerce over the previous decade, it comes as no surprise to see a variety of digital currencies – most notably Bitcoin – also increase their popularity. Bitcoin’s decentralized nature relies on a peer-to-peer system design, with all transactions recorded on a singular ledger known as a blockchain. Read more
The advent of Cloud-based services over the last decade offered businesses a wide range of benefits.