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Category: HFT

HFT Bot-versus-Bot

Zero Hedge has a great post on High Frequency Trading (HFT): “It’s Not A Market, It’s An HFT ‘Crop Circle’ Crime Scene” In this article Tyler Durden presents pretty compelling visual evidence of “quote stuffing” by HFT trading bots.  This quote stuffing can end up “pushing the bid/offer range up to 10% higher without even [...]

High Frequency Trading, ECNs and the Green Light

I’ve got to do something to get my money back quickly. This calls for an aggressive trading strategy. Take 50% of my money and put it in the Blue Chips: Transatlantic Zeppelin, Amalgamated Spats, Congreve’s Inflammable Powders, US Hay. And sink the rest of my money into that up-and-coming Baltimore Opera Hat Company. That should [...]