The Python Angle

Tales from a Trading Desk

It continue to be journey for Python in finance.  The JP Morgan Athena project that (based on google data) pushed to retire Murex, using concepts born out of Slang/SecDB is now a number of years old, as presumably achieve many goals.  In many ways the Quartz project over at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s offers integrated trading, position management, pricing and risk management platform which correlate in many ways to the Athena JP Morgan project, that it correlates back to GS 😉  The Python Quants about page offer a hint of the history of these three corporations/projects.

Another interesting Python angle is the NumPy/SciPy Many-Core Accelerator support available on Parallella.  Especially given the recent blog posting regards 64-cores, and the fact that Bank of America, and presumably JPMorgan are doing “Ultra High Performance” pricing.

The journey continues when we look at Washington Square Technologies.  The web…

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