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Fixed Income Trading: New venues

How many new Fixed Income trading venues are there?  [150]  A simple question came up recently in a conversation – how many new Fixed Inco...

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Sydney FIX Seminar: 13th October 2018

On Saturday 13th October 2018 in Sydney, Alignment Systems will be running a private seminar on the current state of FIX.  Admission by invitation only.  If you are based in Australia or New Zealand and would like to hear more, please get in contact by email - sydney2018 (at) alignment hyphen systems dot com

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Sydney FIX Seminar: 13th October 2018

On Saturday 13th October 2018 in Sydney, Alignment Systems will be running a private seminar on the current state of FIX.  Admission by invitation only.  If you are based in Australia or New Zealand and would like to hear more, please get in contact by email - sydney2018 (at) alignment hyphen systems dot com

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Sydney FIX Seminar: October 2018

Around the time of the FIX Conference in October 2018 in Sydney, Alignment Systems will be running a private seminar on the current state of FIX.  Admission by invitation only.  If you are based in Australia or New Zealand and would like to hear more, please get in contact by email - sydney2018 (at) alignment hyphen systems dot com

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Technology Management, Political Intuition and Jon Haidt

An ever keen reader of The Economist, your author noticed 

"Jonathan Haidt's work on political intuitions helps explain how the President enrages them. Mr Haidt argues that political intuition is like riding an elephant. The jockey, who represents reason, may think he is in charge, but he sits on top of a more powerful beast, moral intuition, that goes where it will." -- The Economist July 14th "America's Democrats" special report

Friday, 10 August 2018

ISO3166 country codes, wrapped up in a Java enum

As the title says, the ISO3166 country codes wrapped up in a Java enum. On GitHub for your coding pleasure...
https://github.com/AlignmentSystems/ISO3166

Friday, 3 August 2018

Sydney FIX Seminar: October 2018

Around the time of the FIX Conference in October 2018 in Sydney, Alignment Systems will be running a private seminar on the current state of FIX.  Admission by invitation only.  If you are based in Australia or New Zealand and would like to hear more, please get in contact by email - sydney2018 (at) alignment hyphen systems dot com

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Web Assembly & Streaming Data for Financial Markets (HTML5, OMS, EMS, Market Data): proof-of-concept code on GitHub

Using https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/WebAssembly/C_to_wasm and a very simple node.js/express set up we have created a very simple proof-of-concept:

https://github.com/JohnGreenan/WebAssemblyPOC

Windows equivalent of UNIX "touch" command

A fairly standard operation in *nix world is the command touch.  Touch changes file dates, so it's an easy way to kick off backup jobs or similar that use file modification times. Windows doesn't have an exact analogue, but the same feature exists within PowerShell.

Monday, 18 June 2018

Virtual Box: Restoring a back-up alongside the original

The use of VirtualBox is perfect for consultants, where each client environment can be created on a dedicated VirtualBox environment. No embarrassing moments when client A sees something related to client B...

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Sunday, 17 June 2018

Fintech: Vendor Relationship Management: Follow the white rabbit...

Vendor Relationship Management - what is it and why does it matter?
[This is a summary of one topic within a white paper prepared for a client.  With their permission it has been summarised and reproduced here.]

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Sydney FIX Seminar: October 2018

Around the time of the FIX Conference in October 2018 in Sydney, Alignment Systems will be running a private seminar on the current state of FIX.  Admission by invitation only.  If you are based in Australia or New Zealand and would like to hear more, please get in contact by email - sydney2018 (at) alignment hyphen systems dot com