Successful Hedge Funds, Commodity Trading Funds, and Prop Firms understand that generating alpha isn't just about scouting talent, research, and negotiating rates, but also being on the cutting edge of execution to avoid Slippage.
Enter, execution algorithms and transaction cost analysis (TCAs) as a best practice for leading traders and portfolio mangers, whereby they now have a framework to minimize slippage by quantifying these dynamic costs created by an ever-changing market.
In this white paper, we emphasize how implementing TCAs could potentially be the difference between a strategy's good year or a sub par year.
RCM-X was launched as a subsidiary of RCM Alternatives in 2017 to provide trading technology and risk management services to the professional trading and investment management space.
The company controls a library of execution algorithms available via front end platforms, builds custom algorithms for clients and with unique parameter needs, and sells and supports the implementation of Strategy Studio software for those looking to design a solution themselves.
RCM-X is a registered DBA of Reliance Capital Markets II LLC.
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