The Introduction

Avoid or harness HFT, flash crashes and other algorithmic activity with ABLE | MARKETS

ABLE Markets has pioneered the High-Frequency Trading and Big Data Finance space since 2007, so that today you can deploy a range of reliable tools to increase portfolio returns, reduce execution costs and reduce risks by using our market microstructure intelligence. Delivered seamlessly in a streaming fashion, our world-class quantitative and high-frequency research is used by high- and low-frequency fund managers, brokers, exchanges and family offices. Our clients include billion-dollar entities in quantitative investing, portfolio management and trading. Please explore our website and contact us for more information, demos and to join our distinguished clients.

The Solutions

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio managers of all frequencies use AbleMarkets suite of ground-breaking microstructure analytics designed to 1) hedge HFT, 2) derive intel from tracking activity of other institutions, among many other applications.

Execution Traders

Execution traders benefit from our streaming microstructure tools pinpointing upcoming changes in prices, volatility and liquidity. Our analytics help you buy lower, sell higher and avoid traps of aggressive HFT.

Risk Managers and Regulators

Pre-trade, at-trade, post-trade and forensic analysis: we do it all on the microscopic scale. Use our tools to detect and forestall runaway algorithms, analyze causes of market crashes, build better collateral pricing and much more.

Research and News

Irene Aldridge spoke on #Collateral #Mgmt with #HFT (@HFTIndex) at FTF in Chicago

AbleMarkets aggressive HFT index is highly predictive of returns and volatility on the intraday, T+1, and event T+20 basis, all without affecting correlation structure between financial instruments. The findings allow portfolio managers to significantly fine-tune their portfolio compositions.


@IreneAldridge of @AbleMarkets spoke at Prof. Frank Fabozzi's class @Princeton on new-age portfolio management

Aldridge delivered a 90-minute guest lecture focusing on the importance of technology and market microstructure in modern portfolio management.


Would #Hedging Aggressive #HFT Be a Great Benefit to You?

Aggressive HFT in the U.S. markets is costing you a pretty penny through depleted liquidity, resulting slippage and volatility. Protecting your long-term investments against adverse aggressive high-frequency trading (HFT) activity is now possible with AbleMarkets Aggressive HFT Index.


AbleMarkets Daily Aggressive #HFT Index Is Now Available on Quandl

AbleMarkets Aggressive HFT Index helps to hedge aggressive HFT exposure, predict volatility, improve portfolio optimization (increase returns, minimize volatility, and raise Sharpe ratio).


What ETFs, Smart Betas and Flash Crashes have in common

Smart Betas may be very risky strategies, and ETFs only make things worse.


FinTech Disruptors Are Here. What Are the Incumbents To Do?

What are the industry incumbents to do to compete with FinTech disruptors?


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The Team

Steve Krawciw [kro:sew]

Steve is CEO of AbleMarkets. He brings over 20 years in strategy and business development experience in finance.

Irene Aldridge

Irene is Director of Research. She is a financial quant and author of High-Frequency Trading (Wiley).

Dale Richards

Dale is an advisory board member of AbleMarkets. Dale is a seasoned financial services and data executive.

The Benefits

24x7 Market microstructure intelligence for your portfolio needs

24/7 customer support

All products are backed by a 24/7 customer support. We sleep only when our clients do.

Continuous innovation

All products are based on the latest cutting-edge research in high-frequency trading, market microstructure and trading optimization.

Convenient graphical interfaces

Easy-to-use graphics help clients eyeball the market conditions, all the while giving a full ability to stream the data directly into the clients' systems.

Custom benefits

All products are available for most electronically-traded instruments, and are further customized to address client needs.

Reliable design and operation

The products deploy 3-D computer architecture™, providing Diversified, Distributed and Disaster-proof systems.

Client satisfaction is our priority

We listen to our customers and strive for full approval of our products.