"Anybody's-ware" Trading/Risk Support
"Trading&Risk" support is software support that goes beyond "normal software
tech support". The specifics of how to use the software or a
function are handled by the usual "tech support". This programme
provides access to former heads of trading, heads of quant groups, heads
of risk management, and the like to handle any issues in assisting you
with your software (or anything else for that matter).
You will have assistance on any matter relating to trading,
structuring, sales, risk management, or even administrative matters*,
and how to best use and implement the tools at your disposal*.
For example, you may already know how to use your software to price
a bond, or an option, but you may wish to have a better
understanding of what else to include in your analyses. If you
plan to trade bonds, then you may also wish to know how to determine
price/risk of other instruments in relation to your bond, such
bond futures, swaps, repo's. You may also wish to benefit from
clear understanding of how the Cheapest-to-Deliver calculations will
affect your P&L and risk, with close attention to real world
An options trader may know all about pricing and the "Greeks", but
may wish to consider analysis that projects the
risk-adjusted P&L of one or more trading/rebalancing strategies over an entire holding
You may know everything about your software, but may wish assistance
with "due diligence" questions to ensure that your implementation
reasonably reflects valuation and risk reporting requirements.
The head of trading may wish to better understand the entire desk's
performance, and where and how the traders' methods could be used to
improve other traders, or to see how efficiently the desk is trading
(e.g. how much of the bid/offer spread is actually going into
profits, and how much is wasted on inefficient rebalancing methods,
This programme has always been available to ART
clients, and is now available to everyone, whether you are an ARTWare
client or not. This programme aims to help you
valuation/risk, and improving your business: we don't care
who's software you use, we just want to make sure your
implementation is sound with clear attention to real world P&L and risk.
There are a few
"promotional" slots available with discounts of up to 50%
Please contact us at
to determine the best support plan for your budget, and P&L/risk
objectives and mandate.
* The basic support plan does not provide "trade
advisory" or any other advice that entails directly taking market risk.
For example, this programme does not provide advice of the type "now
is the time to trade Bond B"
or "sell stock A".