Banks

Challenger banks are small, recently created retail banks that compete directly with the longer-established banks in the country, sometimes by specialising in areas underserved by the “big four” banks (Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, and NatWest Group). See challenger bank on Wikipedia. Challenger banks Aldermore Atom Bank Metro Bank Monzo N26 OakNorth Shawbrook Bank Starling Bank Tandem Bank Investment banks barclayscapital.com db.com ml.com gs.com rbs.com morganstanley.com citigroup.com lloydsbanking. [Read More]

UK house price data

Independent

UK government

Land registry

Collections

Use land property data

Lots of information on https://use-land-property-data.service.gov.uk/

Including:

  • Geospatial Data Catalogue
  • INSPIRE Index Polygons spatial data
  • National Polygon Service
  • Overseas companies that own property in England and Wales
  • Price Paid Data
  • Registered Leases
  • Request for information (requisition) data
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Transaction Data
  • UK House Price Index: reports
  • UK companies that own property in England and Wales
  • 1862 Act Register

HM land registry geospatial data

  • Administrative Areas
  • Approved Estate Plans
  • Bankruptcy Information
  • Bona Vacantia
  • Cautions
  • Chancel Repair
  • Charities
  • Copy Deeds
  • Copyhold
  • Easements
  • Equitable Charges
  • Escheat
  • Exempt Information Documents
  • HM Land Registry Property Gazetteer
  • Index Map
  • INSPIRE Index Polygons spatial data
  • Legal Charges
  • Mines and Minerals
  • National Polygon Dataset
  • Notices
  • Overseas Companies that own property in England and Wales
  • Personal Covenants
  • Price Paid Register Entries
  • Price Paid Data
  • Private Individuals
  • Profit à Prendre
  • Provisions
  • Registered Leases
  • Rentcharges
  • Restrictions
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Survey Extents
  • Survey Reports
  • Title Descriptor Dataset
  • Title number and UPRN Look Up dataset
  • Title Plan
  • Title Register
  • UK Companies that own property in England and Wales

Finance

Technologies and terminology

HFT A type of algorithmic trading characterized by high speeds, high turnover rates, and high order-to-trade ratios. HFT firms make up the low margins with incredibly high volumes of trades, frequently numbering in the millions. Sophisticated algorithms Co-location Short-term investment horizons Sophisticated technological tools and computer algorithms to rapidly trade securities Proprietary trading strategies carried out by computers to move in and out of positions in seconds or fractions of a second Finance Value at risk (VaR) A derivative is a price guarantee Buyer/seller (counterparties), underlier, future price, future date, Forward, futures, swap, option Liquid - more traded on a single day Fungible - one is as good as another A financial instrument is a standard agreement (contract) that bestows certain financial rights and/or responsibilities to its parties Zero sum games Hedging, manage uncertainty Speculation, wager on uncertainty Taking a view - gambling Financial leverage Market makers, merchants of derivatives arbitrageurs, mispriced security search Trading protocols FIX - Financial Information eXchange OUCH - a digital communications protocol that allows customers of the NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) to conduct business in the options market. [Read More]