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High Frequency Algorithmic Trading

Just Three Senators Attend Hearing On Rigged Stock Market

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The book “Flash Boys” sounded the alarm about a potentially rigged stock market system, prompting the Senate Homeland Security and G...

Flash Boys Puts a Flashlight on Dark, Predatory HFT Trading

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The industry counters by denying these facts and boldly claiming that they provide liquidity and lower costs, but it has been demonstrated that HFT is more often a liquidity taker than a liquidity provider and, if anything, raises the costs of trading.

Knight Falls Down in Its Heraldic Duties

John Bates | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
John Bates

They want to think that machines are biddable and programs run smoothly. But with traders and market makers creating and deploying new systems and algorithms constantly, the danger of something going wrong is inevitable.

Sniffing Out Socialbots: The Combustive Potential of Social Media-Based Algorithms

John Bates | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business
John Bates

With the high frequency-obsessed trading community, speed is essential. And social media, particularly Twitter, is becoming a key source of high-speed information for feeding trading algorithms.

Let's Not Welcome Computers as Our New Overlords Just Yet

John Bates | Posted 11.06.2011 | Technology
John Bates

If you hand over your decision-making processes to algorithms without employing any sensible controls and monitoring, this is where danger lurks.

Using the Tools of High-Frequency Traders to Immunize Your Investments

Irene Aldridge | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Many high-profile long-term investors have publicly expressed their frustration with the tactics of some high frequency traders (HFTs). While much of...

The Market Is a Hologram Masking Deflation

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

Since the global financial crisis started in earnest in 2008, there has been a debate raging in economic circles. Is the economy experiencing inflation or deflation?

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

NYT Op-Ed: Could High-Speed Trading Lead To Another Panic?

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The idea is straightforward: Computers take information -- primarily "real-time" share prices -- and try to predict the next twitch in the stock marke...