As part of my career move into Risk Management, I need to eventually take on the role of Spire's CF14 (Risk Manager) Regulated Person. In order to do this, I need to pass the FSA's Approved Persons (AKA FITness) criteria.
One route is via qualifications, secondary to a firm's commitment to . . .
→Read More: Financial qualifications: The first stage
I've been working in the financial industry since 1999, focusing primarily on providing UK Equities data to private investors during my time at ADVFN and MoneyAM, then working on high frequency trading platforms – managing the day-to-day running and troubleshooting of problems – for the likes of RGM Advisors and . . .
→Read More: Moving into Risk Management
I've been working on a Perl interface to Interactive Data's Client Side Processor which handles their CTF (Comstock Token Format) protocol and provides the results as data structures, or alternatively converts to their historical Bate format. If you don't know what any of that means, this isn't the post for you; please move . . .
→Read More: Interactive Data CTF/CSP Perl interface released
For the majority of my career – 11 years this month, in fact – as well as working full time for a primary employer, I have also run a consultancy business during my evenings and weekends.
Over the past few months, I've been actively considering whether it would be feasible to make the jump – . . .
→Read More: (re)Introducing DDA Systems