Elyse Corwin

June 24, 2015

McKay Brothers International Launches Lowest Known Latency Microwave Routes From Interxion London

MCKAY BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES LOWEST KNOWN LATENCY MICROWAVE ROUTES FROM INTERXION LONDON 23rd June 2015 London, UK, 23 June 2015 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that McKay Brothers International has chosen Interxion’s Central London data centre campus to deploy the lowest known latency connections between the City of London & Slough and the City of London & Frankfurt. By colocating […]
June 15, 2015

Markets Media: Letter to the Editor

Available at http://marketsmedia.com/letter-to-the-editor-from-stephane-tyc/ Letter to the Editor from Stéphane Tyc Dear Editor, We appreciate your supportive comments on our proposal to use trade execution data to help investors solve the issue of best execution (OPINION: How to Measure Best Execution? June 1, 2015). Simple data standards can change the industry and be cost efficient. However, we disagree with your conclusion that exchanges will resist this effective solution because they make a significant fraction of their revenue from […]
June 2, 2015

We’ll be exhibiting at IDX London- June 9th & 10th

We’ll be exhibiting at the IDX conference which is held in London. The International Derivatives Expo (IDX) takes place at The Brewery, June 9-10, 2015. IDX provides an excellent opportunity to meet and find more about McKay Brothers and Quincy Data. If you would like to connect with us in London (or even if you can’t make it to London), please contact us at contact@mckay-brothers.com.
June 2, 2015

Live at NY5: McKay Brothers and Quincy Data Expand Lowest Known Latency Footprint

June 2, 2015/ Oakland, CA / McKay Brothers and Quincy Data now offer the lowest known latency between key Illinois trading centers and the Secaucus-NY5 data center. One-way latency between Aurora and Secaucus-NY5 is 4.056 milliseconds. One-way latency between 350 E. Cermak and NY5 is 3.885 milliseconds. McKay offers the lowest known latency between Illinois and the eight major New Jersey trading centers. “Secaucus-NY5 is now a critical part of the US equity and options […]
June 1, 2015

OPINION: How to Measure Best Execution?

OPINION: How to Measure Best Execution? 06.01.2015 By Terry Flanagan In the latest issue of the London Review of Books, a sociology teacher at the University of Edinburgh manages to successfully explain the history of dark pools to a general audience. In his article “Dark Markets”, Donald MacKenzie, who has been supported by the European Research Council to look into automated trading, goes right back to Instinet setting up the Crossing Network in 1986 and […]
May 11, 2015

Visit us at the Trading Show – Chicago June 3rd & 4th

We will be at The Trading Show -Chicago June 3rd and 4th at Navy Pier. http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/trading-show-chicago/C54659.stm Stephane Tyc will be speaking on Day 2. Please stop by our booth – 334. To view some of Stephane’s past presentations, click here.
April 21, 2015

Stephane Tyc featured in the Harrington Starr’s FinTech Capital book- 2015

An article by Stephane Tyc, Mckay-Brothers and Quincy Data Co-Founder,  “A Technical Solution to Best Execution” is featured in the regulation section. For the full version of  Harrignton Starr’s -The Fintech Capital, click here. 
March 10, 2015

McKay Brothers Launches Route Between Slough and Frankfurt in 4.64 ms: Lowest Known Latency

McKay Brothers Launches Route Between Slough and Frankfurt in 4.64 ms: Lowest Known Latency McKay’s rapidly expanding European network sets another latency record March 10, 2015/Geneva/ McKay Brothers Microwave has launched the industry-leading private bandwidth service between Slough and Frankfurt. McKay’s latency between Slough-LD4 and Frankfurt-FR2 is 4.64 milliseconds (ms) round trip, the lowest known. The company is finalizing more routes between the UK and Frankfurt as well as a London Metro service. “Bandwidth subscribers […]
July 22, 2013

‘Democratizing’ Low Latency 

Banks ‘Democratizing’ Low Latency Markets Media 07.22.2013 By Terry Flanagan While technology has enabled trade latency to near zero, not all market participants have the opportunity to achieve the fastest possible order and data transmission. The owners of Quincy Data and its co-owned, separately run network company McKay Brothers hope to level the playing field. “Trying to bring a technology that only the best proprietary-trading firms have to firms that execute on behalf of clients […]
August 3, 2012

Raging Bulls: How Wall Street Got Addicted to Light-Speed Trading

Raging Bulls: How Wall Street Got Addicted to Light-Speed Trading Wired Editor’s note: One of the most interesting things about the catastrophe at Knight Capital Group—the trading firm that lost $440 million this week—is the speed of the collapse. News reports describe the bulk of the bad trades happening in less than an hour, a computer-driven descent that has the financial community once again asking if its pursuit of profits has led to software agents that are […]