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According to a report, the Health Ministry of Israel will destroy at least 800,000 expiring Coronavirus vaccine doses if no buyers are found for them in the next two weeks. Israel is said to be in talks with several countries to either purchase the vaccines or take them in exchange for vaccines they were to receive later.
Tower Research Capital is one of the oldest automated trading firms. Tower's internal trading teams are independent from one another, enjoying autonomy while accessing shared technology resources such as hardware, software, and connectivity as well as resources such as business management, legal, compliance, and risk management.
- Tower Research Capital is one of the oldest automated trading firms. Tower's internal trading teams are independent from one another, enjoying autonomy while accessing shared technology resources such as hardware, software, and connectivity as well as resources such as business management, legal, compliance, and risk management. At the heart of operations is the core engineering team, which owns the architecture, implementation and optimization of the trading platform itself. This includes developing systems and tools to access market data, perform trend analysis, run trading simulations, order entry and management, real-time trade support, risk management and post-trade services.
- Working together, Tower builds technology and deploys diverse automated and quantitative strategies across a broad range of asset classes in global markets around the clock. In 2014 Tower Research's wholly-owned subsidiary LaTour Capital, which sometimes accounted for 9% of U.S. stock trading, was fined a record $16 million for violating the net capital rule. LaTour deliberately mis-estimated its exposure to risk and traded despite not holding enough capital. In 2019 Tower Research was fined $67.4 million for manipulating the markets in E-mini financial futures contracts by spoofing. Tower traders placed thousands of orders for futures contracts that it never intended to execute.
Tower is staffed by employees proficient in diverse backgrounds such as mathematics, computer programming, physics, law, economics, engineering, finance, and more. As of 2020, Tower has around 1000 employees in its global staff.
Albert An serves as the CEO of the firm from 2019.
The appeal court ruled against Stephen Thaler, creator of a system called Daubs, who took a case against the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) which refused patents to his AI. It is the latest such judgement in a long-running battle to grant machines the status of inventor. Earlier this month, Mr. Thaler lost a similar case in the United States