Orc partners with Blue Trading Systems to provide tablet systems to floor traders

Chicago, IL - 23 July 2012

Orc, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, today announced a partnership with Blue Trading Systems, a trading technology firm focused on the options markets.

The partnership is designed to leverage Orc’s expertise in the electronic options markets with Blue Trading System’s experience in floor markets. The combined solution uses Orc’s APIs to integrate BlueTrade’s tablet system with Orc’s electronic options platform. This enables floor traders and electronic market makers to increase their market opportunities in hybrid markets by granting access to the same option prices, models and analytics.

The tablet synchronizes with Orc, displaying theoretical values, risk parameters and real-time market data. It’s dynamic spread window can analyze a spread with an unlimited number of legs.

“We are excited to partner with Blue Trading Systems and offer a solution that provides optimal performance for electronic market makers and the specific functionality and screen set up that floor traders require” said Peter Huff, Sales Director at Orc.

“TradePad integrated with Orc, enriches the trading experience for all types of traders,” said Kevin Darby, Blue Trading Systems. “Our first client loves the speed and functionality.”

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