Elyse Corwin

April 12, 2012

The Microsecond Market

The Microsecond Market The Microsecond Market Sophisticated technology now drives global financial trading to extremes of time and space IEEE Spectrum By David Schneider Since money first came into existence, some people have made gobs of it by having particularly timely access to important news. Perhaps the most notorious examples of this phenomenon took place during the first half of the last century in many U.S. cities. Here it was organized crime that profited immensely, and the […]
February 10, 2012

Wall Street gains an edge by trading over microwaves

Wall Street gains an edge by trading over microwaves GigaOM Wall Street gains an edge by trading over microwaves KEVIN FITCHARD FEB 10, 2012 – 10:42 AM CST McKay Brothers, a firm that sells high capacity links to trading firms, is connecting the financial districts of New York City and Chicago with a new network that aims to execute the fastest trades in the country. This new network, however, won’t be built on private fiber lines. […]
February 9, 2012

Aviat Networks’ Ultra Low-Latency Microwave Accelerates High-Frequency Trading

Aviat Networks’ Ultra Low-Latency Microwave Accelerates High-Frequency Trading Aviat Networks Press Release SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), a leading expert in microwave networking solutions, announced today that it has reached an agreement with McKay Brothers, LLC, a leading provider of low-latency private carrier services to High-Frequency Trading (HFT) firms, to deliver low-latency wireless transport equipment and services for McKay Brothers’ microwave network connecting Chicago and New York City financial centers. The Aviat Networks solution is based on the […]