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Tim Quast
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We're All HFTs Now

In this guest commentary, author Tim Quast looks back at the history of HFT and how the market has evolved to where many firms now fit the definition of high-frequency trader.

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February 2000 Edition

News

At Deadline

By John A. Byrne

Washington Watch - All-Tech vs. Knight Settlement Unease: Both Sides Charge NASD Arbitration With

By William Hoffman

Washington Watch - SEC Plays Hardball With Union Organizers

By William Hoffman

Washington Watch - Pros Swarm to NASD's Compliance Program

By William Hoffman

Washington Watch - Levitt and Zarb May Leave Beltway

By Staff Reports

Washington Watch - Vito Wants to Avoid Decimal Disaster

By William Hoffman

Washington Watch - Piling on More Section 31 Relief

By William Hoffman

Washington Viewpoint - Give Investors a Break

By Rep. Vito Fossella

Fast Track

By John A. Byrne

Industry Watch - Bringing BuysidersTo the NYSE Floor

By Peter Chapman

Industry Watch - Back to Ethics School For Compliance Pros

By Sanford Wexler

Industry Watch - A Slimmer Shaw Returns to Basics

By Peter Chapman

Industry Watch - Nasdaq Unit Names Buy-side Consultant

By Peter Chapman

IPO Roundup: Why Techies Shun IPOs

By Robert Whiddon

Special FeatureFuture: Shock for Commission Payments System: A New Era for Soft Dollars? The SEC

By John A. Byrne and Sanford Wexler

Lifestyle - Wall Street's Top Blade: En Garde! ECN Official Ready to Fence with Wall Street Big S

By Sanford Wexler

Cover Story - Masterminds of the Universe: Greasing the SLK Trading Wheels

By Peter Chapman

Mike Appleby

By Peter Chapman

Tom Williams

By Peter Chapman

Larry Cohen

By Peter Chapman

Redibook Partners

By Peter Chapman

Trading & Technology - Cleaning Up the IT Mess: Eliminating the Spaghetti Under the Boards

By Peter Chapman

Quality Control At Mother Merrill: Spending Big Bucks to Obtain Best Execution

By Peter Chapman

Preparing for Correspondent Woes: Correspondent Clearing Firms Shoulder the Burden of Trade Process

By John A. Byrne

Buy-side Snapshot Part of the Desk Team

By Staff Reports