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What's Fair? It Depends on Your Point of View

Nasdaq's Phil Mackintosh dives into the pricing and mechanics surrounding IBKR's recent listing switch from IEX.

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Should the SEC allow bitcoin-backed ETFs to hit the market?

STRUCTURAL DAMAGE: Structural Strategies and Avoiding the Pittfalls

HFT is just a set of tools and strategies used to gain a competitive edge, but like all tools they can cause problems if misused. One type of tactic is structural strategy. Watch this video and learn more. For more information on avoiding these problems, visit


Q: Some of the HFT strategies you described sound like they should be illegal. Are they?

A: Not yet. However, securities regulators and law enforcement officials are increasingly looking at HFT behavior in the markets -- especailly when it involved disseminating false pricing information -- and eventually could prohibit some of the strategies or practices used by some HFT firms.


About Insight Bites in 60 Seconds

When it comes to stock trading, so much is changing so quickly that it’s difficult to understand and manage all the variables. Whether it’s algorithmic trading, price swings or dark liquidity, The Insight Bites series presents smart and concise snapshots of what a trader can do to address and overcome the most pressing of these challenges. Hosted by Traders Magazine and brought to you by Bloomberg Tradebook, each 60 second animated video provides quick and humorous insight into a unique issue that traders face every day. For more information, visit