For years I have argued on ASF about HFT.
The issue I have faced is very similar to the issue on gold with this forum:
Namely that you can't convince people who watch Max Keiser or Alex Jones that HFT is not an Illuminati conspiracy.
But also that you can't convince traders and...
I assume most people on the Forum have heard of High Frequency trading ? Essentially it enables traders with instant access to the stock market to effectively make trades ahead of the rest of the market.
Michael Lewis has just written a book on the subject which has exposed the nature and...
I urgently need to accumulate a list of organisations with at least a significant presence in Australia who use HFT/Algorithmic trading. It's for an assignment, and Google is not helping! Even if you only know a couple/a few, hopefully I can put together a decent list.
High-frequency trading is cuckoo
Published 6:40 AM, 11 Apr 2012 Last update 6:40 AM, 11 Apr 2012
In the Australian Stock Exchange’s Sydney data room, which is about the size of a big lounge room, there are six “cuckoos”. These are the banks of servers...