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Pros and Cons of High Frequency Trading

Norway’s $860 billion sovereign wealth fund — the world’s largest — has decided to abandon algorithm-based High Frequency Trading (HFT). The electronic “trail” left by such trading allows traders elsewhere to profit on the HFT orders placed by the fund. But the decision comes at a very tumultuous time for HFT trading: Although the majority […]Read More

The Future of Trading – Part 1

With so many technological advancements, predicting the future of trading can’t really be that difficult. Computers can break down currency transactions to search for good stock prices just as any normal trader would. However, the only major difference between human traders and machines is that machines don’t employ the use of chat rooms, which, if […]Read More

High-Frequency Trading (HFT): How does it work?

High-frequency trading (HFT), as the name suggests, refers to the quick transacting and processing of a large number of orders. It is a trading platform traders can use to place and execute orders. In HFT, traders make use of complex algorithms to analyze the financial market they are trading in and then execute the trades […]Read More

Algorithm Trading: How powerful is it?

Wall Street, along with the financial centres in London and Hong Kong, have become algorithm trading hubs where thousands of traders employ sophisticated algorithm programs to gauge the market trends and rely on the analytical superiority of these high powered super computer programs. Algorithm trading is carried out by mathematical robots and big data crawlers […]Read More