Quant Investing & High Frequency Trading Expert
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Irene Aldridge is an investment consultant, portfolio manager and a recognized expert on the subjects of quantitative investing and high-frequency trading. Her latest research on market fairness in the presence of high-frequency traders has just been published in the Journal of Trading. Aldridge is the author of “High-Frequency Trading: A Practical Guide to Algorithmic Strategies and Trading Systems,” (Wiley), the second edition of which is forthcoming in the Spring of 2013, now available for pre-order on Amazon.com.
Aldridge is currently a Managing Partner and Quantitative Portfolio Manager at ABLE Alpha Trading, LTD, an investment consulting firm and a proprietary trading vehicle specializing in quantitative and high-frequency trading strategies. At ABLE Alpha, Aldridge designs, implements and deploys proprietary trading strategies. As part of her duties, Aldridge also consults broker-dealers, large hedge funds and government entities on high-frequency research and optimal high-frequency strategy design, implementation of trading systems, and risk management of both high- and low-frequency operations.
Prior to ABLE Alpha, Aldridge worked for various institutions on Wall Street and in Toronto, including Goldman Sachs and CIBC. She has taught graduate quantitative finance courses at several U.S. universities, and, for industry executives, various courses on high-frequency trading via HFTCourse.com. Over the years, Aldridge has been called to contribute to numerous government regulatory panels, including the U.K. Government Foresight Committee for Future of Computer Trading and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Subcommittee on High-Frequency Trading.
Aldridge holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MS in financial engineering from Columbia University, and a BE in electric engineering from the Cooper Union in New York. Aldridge is a frequent speaker at top industry events and a contributor to academic, practitioner and mainstream media publications, including the Journal of Trading, Futures Magazine, Reuters HedgeWorld, Advanced Trading, FXWeek, FINalternatives, Dealing with Technology, Huffington Post and Hamptons.com.
Aldridge often appears on major television networks, including BBC, CNBC, FOX Business, CBC, BNN, German ZDF, among others. In addition, Aldridge has been quoted by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Financial Times, Thomson/Reuters, Bloomberg LP, Forbes and other major business news outlets.
Aldridge strongly believes into giving back to the community, and Aldridge presently serves as Treasurer at Carnegie Hill Neighbors, a neighborhood improvement not-for-profit organization.
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