Advanced Trading Digital Issue: March 2012

Demystifying High-Frequency Trading

SLAMMING THE BRAKES ON HFT: Ever since Wall Street went digital in the late 1990s, traders have had the pedal to the metal in search of ever-faster executions. But trading near the speed of light can be dangerous. Now regulators are prepared to slam the brakes on high-frequency trading. Advanced Trading's March digital issue takes a long, hard look at the impact of high-frequency trading on the markets, and examines the various proposals that regulators are considering to slow things down.

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