IE 598 ET - Electronic Trading

Spring 2021

Electronic TradingIE498ET70964OLC31800 - 2100 R    David Lariviere
Electronic TradingIE598ET66173OLC41800 - 2100 R    David Lariviere

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in industrial engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Prerequisites: knowledge of at least one programming language. The purpose of this course is to explore the exciting world of Electronic and especially Ultra High Frequency Trading (HFT). Students will gain a broad exposure to the modern world of trading, financial markets, and the underlying technologies and architectures that power them. From decoding real-time market data to submitting an electronic order to buy $1,000,000,000 of stocks in a single click, students will develop a much deeper understanding into exactly how the global financial system operates, and in doing so, will also develop many new and highly in-demand technical skills.