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Erik Hoel
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Will The Bitcoin Bubble Pop Or Will It Envelop Us All?

Guest contributor Erik Hoel asks the question whether the worst is over for bitcoin holders, or still yet to come, what is yet to come? And why.

Traders Poll

In your opinion, what is the biggest hurdle facing the blockchain?

Cost of implementation

17%

Too many systems available

23%

Not applicable to my business

3%

Uncomfortable with the technology

33%

Nobody else is using it

23%

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Inside New Algos: Hunting HFT Predators, Finding Liquidity and Boosting Transparency

Inside New Algos: Hunting HFT Predators, Finding Liquidity and Boosting Transparency



High-frequency trading strategies remain a key concern for equity investors. In a recent Liquidnet survey, 76 percent of respondents still believe that HFT strategies negatively impact some of their orders and 88 percent are concerned about predatory traders in dark pools. In this gallery of Traders Algo Updates, we look at the recent breed of algorithms and what they offer traders. HFT firms be forewarned: many new algos take aim at predators you claim are not hiding in your dark pools.


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