Archive for November, 2012

What is High Frequency Trading? Here is a quick breakdown.

Monday, November 26th, 2012

You have probably heard of high frequency trading and may have also heard about the benefits of using this kind of trading when buying or selling securities. High frequency trading has been causing quite a stir in the financial markets and stock exchanges. Trading has undergone a facelift from the archaic paper floor traders to […]

High-Frequency Trading: Corporate super computers cornering the markets

Monday, November 19th, 2012

There is no doubt that most trading and data dissemination happens within super computers and large servers. These are conveniently located near huge exchanges to be able to capture data, transfer to third party systems and to make accurate calculations on what is relevant and what it not in an actual trading day. What seems […]

The Nerds on Wall Street – Evolution of High-Frequency Trading

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

High frequency trading has been one of the most controversial issues in the stock market lately and has been predicted to be the the entire future of stock market transactions. High frequency trading firms are using fast data transfer to make quick stock market trade decisions which can be as fast as a fraction of […]

Wall Street: The Speed Traders 60 Minutes Review

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The stock market has gone from floor traders trading stock by hand to computers trading at lightning fast speeds. Speeds so fast that no human can predict what happens next as stocks are traded in the blink of an eye. Super computers are now the brains of executing stock market strategies. Super computers are programmed […]