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Denver Currie
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Who Killed the Kernel?

In his latest blog post, Denver Currie, Product Manager at Vela, looks at how firms are achieving low latency and high throughput in a flexible, cost-effective manner by combining commodity hardware with kernel bypass techniques and an ever-evolving set of software features

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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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