‘High Frequency Trading’ Algorithmic Trading Articles & Financial Insight
- High frequency trading: Reaching the limits
The tremendous growth in high frequency trading (HFT) seems to have reached its limits in recent years. Massively increased costs for infrastructure and relentless competition are probably to blame.
- Capturing the reaction to insider purchases
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYVisibility into insider trading (or director dealing) is important to market participants. Studies have consistently shown insiders' trades are informed and followed by significant abnormal returns. Consequently, market participants race to follow insiders who make unexpected moves.
- A Yes Vote for HFT!
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYAutomated Trader recently hosted two global webinars looking at the issues around high frequency trading from both Eastern and Western perspectives. Over 1100 people registered to listen to experienced practitioners assess the state of the art. Webinar moderator Bob Giffords shares his observations and conclusions, and if you missed the live webinars, you can listen to the recordings of both events
- High stakes ahead
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYThe recent furore over high frequency trading, so ably anatomised by David Dungay in "Flash Ban Wallop" in our Q4 2009 issue, has put the matter squarely under the spotlight. So what better time to ask a panel of the industry’s leading experts to separate the fact from the fiction? We asked Bob Giffords, independent banking and technology analyst and chairman of February’s InVantage HIFREQ TRADE conference in London, to lead the discussion.