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Are We All High Frequency Traders Now?!

Are We All High Frequency Traders Now?

An article with the following quote:

Small caps do seem to experience larger price gaps, yet they tend to have less of the small fluctuations; large-caps, by contrast, with their large presence of market makers may experience something like “flickering quotes” as the price bounces rapidly between the (very narrow bid and ask, particularly at the end of the day.

http://blogs.barrons.com/focusonfunds/2017/03/16/holy-cow-are-we-really-all-high-frequency-traders-now/

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Can you really beat the high frequency traders or HFT for your slower trading with their fast algo based trading ?

Can you really beat the high frequency traders or HFT for your slower trading  with their fast algo based trading ?

 

I just got this article:

http://blogs.terrapinn.com/total-trading/2014/11/03/beat-high-frequency-traders/?utm_campaign=Total%20Trading%2006112014.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

I do think my internal trading system was designed to be passive long term with long time trading horizons to beat these kind of systems

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Congrats, the SEC is ‘aiding and abetting’ high frequency traders aka HFT

Congrats, the SEC is  ‘aiding and abetting’ high frequency traders aka HFT

This is the funny, the SEC needs to investigate the SEC. Thanks Wall St Journal.

http://fortune.com/2014/10/30/sec-high-frequency-traders/

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World’s first high frequency traders: The family of Trillionaires and the Rothschild Conspiracy

World’s first high frequency traders:  The family of Trillionaires and the Rothschild Conspiracy

Forget the conspiracy stuff, this is a valid video to watch to see how the Rothschild created the current capital market system

Around 44:00 it explains the importance of market making, closeness to the exchange of some fashion, close to political which is no different than a data feed. All in the 1800s

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Why Do High Frequency Traders aka HFT Never Lose Money?

Why Do High Frequency Traders  aka HFT Never Lose Money?

As according to Bloomberg so thank to the NYC Contact for sending this

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-03-20/why-do-high-frequency-traders-never-lose-money

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Automated Trading Championship 2012 for High Frequency Traders

Automated Trading Championship 2012 for High Frequency Traders

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MetaQuotes Software Corp. hold the sixth annual Automated Trading Championship 2012. The best three developers of automated trading strategies will be revealed within three months.

 

Will be interested to see what the devs come up with though there is no substitute for trading with the eye!

 

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What is Hotter than Facebook’s IPO for High Frequency Traders in Warsaw, Poland, and Kiev, Ukraine

What is Hotter than Facebook’s IPO for High Frequency Traders in Warsaw, Poland, and Kiev, Ukraine

That being said, investors and traders in Poland and Ukraine will be paying close attention to Edgar Perez’s The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, “How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX” (http://www.TheSpeedTradersWorkshop.com) on May 11 in Warsaw and May 18 in Kiev.

What is hotter than Facebooks IP for High Frequency Traders in Warsaw, Poland and Kiev Ukraine

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As reported by Bloomberg, Facebook Inc.’s $11.8 billion initial public offering will cement the status of 27-year-old Mark Zuckerberg as one of the world’s richest men and put his social network among the highest-valued companies in the U.S. Facebook is of

 

A very comprehensive and simple description of HFT. However, I have to confess that I was able to watch a preview only; ca. 6 min., of the workshop, which sounds very interesting. It is a putty, that there are no workshops here in Hamburg ;(

 

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I didn’t even know there was algorythmic trading in Warsaw … which bank ? I might go live there one day ..

 

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WSJ: High-Frequency Traders, It Seems, Help #Forex Markethttp://on.wsj.com/obsKuY #FX #HFT #BIS

WSJ: High-Frequency Traders, It Seems, Help #Forex Markethttp://on.wsj.com/obsKuY #FX #HFT #BIS

 

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High-frequency traders—often seen as the destabilizing villains of the currency markets—may in fact be helping it to run smoothly, a study by the Bank of International Settlements suggested.

 

join it with other markets and it will collide. you want a black hole in the market?

 

 

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Some eye opening stats for high frequency traders HFT and quant traders. I say WOW!

Some eye opening stats for high frequency traders HFT and quant traders. I say WOW!

Here they are:

The fact that the vast majority of stock market trades are held for 11 seconds shows that the stock market is not a real market with real traders governed by the law of supply and demand, and that there is no real price discovery.

But as Tyler Durden points out, alot can happen in 11 seconds when the players are high-powered computers:

http://www.prisonplanet.com/70-of-all-stock-market-trades-are-held-for-an-average-of-11-seconds.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&goback=.gde_2107793_member_33095106

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