We are a premier quantitative and automated
proprietary trading firm based in Chicago

Welcome to Cognitive Capital, a trading firm founded and focused on creating value.

Based in Chicago, Cognitive Capital is a premier quantitative and automated proprietary trading firm. Our team of software engineers, quantitative researchers, portfolio managers, and trade desk professionals bring together information and technology to improve pricing in the global capital markets. Founded in 2004 by industry veteran and widely respected quantitative trading expert Art Margulis, Cognitive Capital has a track record of strong performance.

Drawing on the experience of our leaders, Cognitive Capital blends the skills and expertise of our professionals to identify and execute on opportunities to create value. With a rich heritage of collaboration and success in the industry, Cognitive Capital is positioned for long-term growth and expansion. Our firm welcomes highly motivated, ambitious, and inquisitive individuals who understand the benefits of a committed team.