University of Essex

Academic Staff

Mr David Norman (part-time)

Staff positionSenior Lecturer in Finance
Emaildnorma@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 873581
RoomEBS 3.25
Office hoursMondays 10am-11am
Biography

David Norman has been involved in trading and financial markets technology for nearly 30 years. He has traded in, and overseen, corporate trading operations for a variety of trading companies and investment institutions, provides consultancy, seminar, and coursework in the field of market technology and trading to exchanges, global trading houses and investment banks, and teaches graduate classes in financial markets and trading. He is the author of five books on trading, market technology, and CFDs: Trading at the Speed of Light (Paradym, 2001); Professional Electronic Trading (John Wiley & Sons, 2002); Trader DNA (Paradym, 2006); The Little Book of Trading Wisdom (Paradym, 2009) CFDs: The Definitive Guide to Contracts for Difference (Harriman House, 2009). Formerly the director of market technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), he is now a Senior Lecturer at Essex Business School and the owner and managing director of TTC The Trader Training Company.


Qualifications

 MSc Financial Markets (IIT)

Current research
  • High-Frequency Interventionist trading tools
  • Behavioural algorithms
  • Trading Algorithms and Market Ethics
  • Financial Market Critical Point Activities Analysis
Research interests
  • High Frequency Trading behaviour
  • High Frequency Finance
  • Real-time Risk Management
  • Human-Machine Trading Interfaces
  • Real-time Decision-making under Risk
Teaching responsibilities

BE364 Trading Global Financial Markets

BE653 Industry Expert Lecture Series

Publications

Author of five books on trading, market technology, and CFDs:

  • Trading at the Speed of Light (Paradym, 2001);
  • Professional Electronic Trading (John Wiley & Sons, 2002);
  • Trader DNA (Paradym, 2006);
  • The Little Book of Trading Wisdom (Paradym, 2009)
  • CFDs: The Definitive Guide to Contracts for Difference (Harriman House, 2009).  

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