A bubble matrix helps surveillance analysts detect patterns of manipulation across different teams and through different points in the order chain of command.
Data visualization to monitor trades and detect bad actors in financial markets
Buy-side firms have a legal and ethical obligation to monitor the activities of their traders and portfolio managers for market manipulation. Nasdaq's trade surveillance software uses AI to detect bad actors and keep companies ahead of sophisticated market manipulation techniques. But high alert volume can make it difficult to know where to focus, and without a holistic view of the trading day, surveillance teams can miss manipulation spread across multiple trades and actors.
I used data visualization techniques to help analysts quickly identify where to focus.