Chicago Trading and Technology Summit: R Scripting Features Accessibility, Versatility Benefits

Two panelists at the Chicago Trading and Technology Summit 2015 talk about the many uses of the scripting language R.

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Panelists at the Chicago Trading and Technology Summit 2015 talking about the benefits of using R.

Programming languages tend to be like car manufacturers: everyone has a preference and they all come with pros and cons. 

Just as the case with cars, there are trends in every industry. In financial services, Python has certainly made a case for being the scripting language of choice at the moment. However, R was the topic of conversation amongst some panelists at the Risk/Waters Chicago Trading and Technology Summit 2015.

Elliot Noma, managing director for Garrett Asset Management, and Tom Tief