March 9, 2013 · 9:30 AM
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Market Sentiment is something that is typically hard to gage and determine. Yet Larry Arnowitz has found a way to do it. He has a system that scourers the various social media and financial journals to establish a sentiment rating or what is better know in the industry as an ("S")-Factor. Come and listen to what Larry has found and see if this is something that you can you to provide an edge in your stock selections.
The presentation will be made by Social Market Analytics CEO, Joe Gits:
Joseph Gits bio:
Joe has been in the financial software and data business for over twenty years. He has extensive experiencing starting and growing financial software and data firms. In addition, he has created and integrated financial data and built and back tested trading models. Prior to Social Market Analytics, Joe was the Co-Founder of Quantitative Analytics, the market leading provider of integrated database solutions for Quantitative Researchers and Traders. QAI was acquired by Thomson Financial in 2007. Subsequent to Thomson’s acquisition of Quantitative Analytics, he spearheaded the integration of QAI technology into Thomson(now Thomson Reuters). He managed the integration, development, and maintenance of the content, analytics, and API’s that drove historical analytics. Joe received his Bachelors from the University of Iowa, MBA from DePaul University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Larry's Bio: Larry Arnowitz is president of Atrium Trading, a deep discount self-directed brokerage firm. Since his days as a pioneer in electronic futures, he has envisioned a multi-asset platform serviced from one account. Atrium’s A-Trader connects traders to equity, futures, and options exchanges globally, as well as to cash FX and cash bond markets. Larry has traded his own account for 31 years—from the floor of the CME, from the inside of the Treasury bond pit at the CBOT, from the floor of the LIFFE, from institutional trading floors, and from upstairs trading rooms. He founded GNI Inc. in 1990, a full U.S. FCM that was sold to MF Global in 2002. At Atrium, with its cutting edge technology, he looks forward to riding the next wave in brokerage services.