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by Joel Reymont
Mon Jul 11, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Yet another ATS platform (Erlang)
Replies: 7
Views: 7390

(2) are you going to support a scripting language a-la TradeStation, TBB, etc. If you don't do #2, nobody is going to take you all that seriously because sooner or later they aren't going to be able to test their latest trading idea. I don't think I'll need a mini-language. I do have translating fr...
by Joel Reymont
Sun Jul 10, 2005 7:22 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Backtesting on ticks and futures rollover
Replies: 0
Views: 2213

Backtesting on ticks and futures rollover

How should backtesting be handled with futures tick data? The question applies to a custom platform that I'm building. I suppose I could take in futures rollover dates and notify the strategy when it's time to roll to the next contract. What about charting, though, as well as calculating indicators ...
by Joel Reymont
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Yet another ATS platform (Erlang)
Replies: 7
Views: 7390

Talking about specific languages, databases, uptimes, nodes, etc. isn't going to impress anyone here and suggest your interest lies on the programming side, not the trading side. We want to hear people talk about indicators, ways of measuring drawdown, ways of expressing rules, etc. I will talk abo...
by Joel Reymont
Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:05 pm
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Yet another ATS platform (Erlang)
Replies: 7
Views: 7390

Perhaps for those poor simpletons such as myself who know a bit about markets but little about technology you could explain, in simple English involving the use of as little computer jargon as possible, what it is you are offering (if indeed you are offering anything - the purpose of your post is, ...
by Joel Reymont
Thu Jul 07, 2005 2:50 pm
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Yet another ATS platform (Erlang)
Replies: 7
Views: 7390

Yet another ATS platform (Erlang)

Folks, I'm building a new ATS development platform on top of Erlang. I will focus on real-time trading systems and tick data. The core of the system will be open source but I'll make money on data feed handlers and add-ons. This is a bit of a research project so any suggestions and critique is welco...
by Joel Reymont
Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:23 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Is there a futures based alternative Wealth-Lab?
Replies: 1
Views: 2715

Please take a look at www.smartquant.com and contact me at joel.reymont@smartquant.com. with any questions.

Thanks, Joel