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  1. Financial firm launches trading software contest with $400,000 in prizes

    Interactive Brokers recently launched the third edition of its College Trading Olympiad. In the contest, open to undergraduate and graduate students from any country, participants have to elaborate a trading strategy and then write automated trading software to carry out that plan. The student whose software generates the biggest profit takes the top prize: US $100,000 in cash. The 2nd and 3rd places receive $50,000 each, and there are still several $10,000 and $1,000 prizes for the remaining participants. Interactive organized the Olympiad to findâ''and hireâ''talented engineers and scientists willing to work in the financial industry. Thanks to the competition the …

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