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OptionsCity Rallies Around Student Hackathon

OptionsCity was proud to help sponsor MHacks 6 over the weekend at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. We sent a few engineers to the 36-hour hackathon, and we were blown away by the hacks students were able complete in such a short period. Video games, virtual reality, robots -- you wouldn’t believe it if you weren’t there. We even had the privilege of lending a hand to a few of these students, including 3rd place winner SmartShower!

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OptionsCity Employees Enjoy the High Seas

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OptionsCity’s Automated Trading Engine Powers 3rd Annual University of Chicago Algorithmic Trading Competition

CHICAGO – April 8th, 2015 – OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, has teamed with the University of Chicago Careers in Business: Financial Markets (UCIB: FM) for the third Annual UChicago Midwest Trading Competition. The competition will take place on April 11 at the Chicago Innovation Exchange, the University of Chicago’s new innovation center that supports business start-up activities by University faculty, students, and area entrepreneurs. Students in the competition will use OptionsCity’s Freeway, an automated trading engine, to develop algorithms and prepare for the simulated trading scenarios.

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OptionsCity Toasts its Chicago Customers!

On Thursday, January 29th, 2015, OptionsCity hosted its annual Chicago client appreciation event at the exclusive Godfrey Hotel. OptionsCity strives to deliver a superior experience for our clients with our options trading platform and we always want to deliver the same great experience through our social events – although in a much more relaxed atmosphere. We decided that trying to “top” our 2014 event on the 99th floor of Willis Tower would be nearly impossible, so we opted to give guests a close-up view of the Chicago skyline.

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2014 in Review – A Note from Our CEO

This year, OptionsCity dedicated its efforts to enabling our customers to create their own experience to remain competitive in the options on futures markets. We did this by completely re-envisioning our flagship product, adding to our existing core services, and continuing our global expansion and gave back to the community that has helped us thrive. It was a challenging year that saw us put our heads down and intently focus on our core vision and priorities.

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