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Founded 2011
Headquarters Chicago
Employees Less than 10
Products Logic Window, Gradient Scale Order System, Pre-trade Warning System, Event Risk Module
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AlgoFast is an event-driven algo trading platform that utilizes a high speed machine readable news feed.[1] Bouchard Systems LLC was incorporated in 2011. In 2012, the company name was changed to that of their flagship product, AlgoFast.


The AlgoFast software was originally written to simplify the details of the trading algorithms that the CEO of the company had designed.[2]

AlgoFast takes in the Dow Jones Newswires elementized news feed. AlgoFast is written directly to the CME, CBOT, Nymex, Comex, as well as the Interactive Brokers and CQG APIs.

The UK Forex Awards Nominated AlgoFast as the "Best Algorithmic Trading Technology" of 2012.[3]

Justin Bouchard John Lothian News Interview[edit]

Justin Bouchard of AlgoFast on the Potential for Event Driven Trading
In today’s markets, new technology is getting more granular. Justin Bouchard, CEO of AlgoFast, has built his firm on event trading with new technology that allows traders to take positions on events such as Federal Reserve and central bank statements, employment reports, earnings and GDP numbers. He spoke with John Lothian News editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about event trading, how AlgoFast works and why algorithms are not a bad thing. Published Oct. 29, 2012.[4]


Machine Readable News Events:

  • Economic Releases from 30+ countries
  • Treasury Reports
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Energy
  • Corporate Earnings Reports
  • Bankruptcies
  • Analyst Ratings Changes
  • Sovereign Debt Ratings

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