SOURCE: Aegisoft, LLC

July 09, 2008 13:00 ET

Aegisoft Announces White Paper for Multi-Symbol Spread Trading

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Aegisoft, a premier global provider of high performance securities trading and testing solutions, today announced the availability of its newest white paper, "Multi-Symbol Spread Trading." Aimed at providing insights into the important role that spread trading has in the futures marketplace, the paper focuses on spread trading basics, two symbols to N symbols, cross-exchange arbitrage and discretion spreads. The white paper is available by request at the company's website,

"Active traders are increasingly relying on automated execution management tools to optimize their trades," commented Steve Oppenheimer, Director of Marketing, Aegisoft. "For example, rising oil prices is one factor that's driving interest in energy and commodities algorithmic trading strategies. In the energy markets, hedge funds, asset managers, CTAs and commercial commodity companies are using algorithms to generate alpha and capitalize on the opportunities and risks in the market."

Aegisoft's AthenaTrader product is built for traders who want to be in control of their trades using either algorithms or direct market access to achieve better, more effective execution. AthenaTrader is a broker-neutral, multi-asset class execution management platform that enables traders to construct automated futures spread trading strategies and define settings to their preference. AthenaTrader offers a feature-rich API for algorithmic development that allows clients to build and plug-in their own proprietary trading strategies."

The white paper explores creating, managing and executing intra-market, inter-market and cross-exchange spread strategies and its impact on a trading portfolio. For more information on Aegisoft or to preview a list of its industry leading thought leadership papers, please visit

About Aegisoft

Aegisoft is the developer of AthenaTrader, an algorithmic execution management system (EMS) for Equities, Futures, Options and Foreign Exchange. In addition to trading solutions, Aegisoft's testing products -- Exchange Simulator, Client Simulator and T3 -- are considered the industry standard for automated, regression, interactive and performance testing of FIX-based trading systems. Aegisoft provides unmatched trading solutions to clients such as Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Daiwa Securities, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, Royal Bank of Scotland and many others. For more information please visit

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