Karen Epper Hoffman

Technology and Business Writer


Karen Epper Hoffman is a full-time freelance writer with more than 15 years’ experience covering financial services, technology and general business issues. For the past three years, Karen has been OpenMarkets’ technology writer and has written articles about co-location and algo trading. In addition to OpenMarkets, Karen has written for American Banker, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur and Internet World. She lives in Europe.

Why Pit-Traded Options Have Held Strong

  While times are changing and options trading is becoming more automated, the lion’s share of options trading by most…

Electronic Options Trading on the Rise

Long the mainstay of the pit, the trading of options electronically is growing due to better technology and greater demand for efficiency.

The Increased Role For Post-Trade Services

  In a world where it’s becoming almost as  important what happens after a trade is completed as when the…

Big Data, Real Time

Technology provider StreamBase Systems helps market participants develop more accurate pricing models with its “information in motion.”