Commentary

Tim Quast
Traders Magazine Online News

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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May 2003 Edition

News

The Great Train Robbery?

By John A. Byrne Editor

At Deadline

By Editorial Staff

Arca and Nasdaq Clash on Short Selling

By Gregory Bresiger

A New National Market System?

By Gregory Bresiger

No Relief on Hill for Market Makers

By Gregory Bresiger

SEC Economist Pushes Scheme for Rebates

By John A. Byrne

Baker: Let's Goose the Regulators

By Gregory Bresiger

Uniform Trading Rules

By Gregory Bresiger

Access Fee Changes?

By Gregory Bresiger

STA Says Decimals Have Hurt Investors

By Gregory Bresiger

Fast Track

By Editorial Staff

Nasdaq Incentive For SuperMontage Users

By Peter Chapman

Credit Suisse Trader Is Remembered

By Gregory Bresiger

Speeding Up On the Amex

By Peter Chapman

Specialists May Get a Break

By Staff Reports

Marriage to BNY Keeps Pershing Execs in Place

By Staff Reports

Forced to Eat a Rancid Apple?

By Staff Reports

NYSE Takes Nasdaq Case to Congress: Big Board Tells Lawmakers to Reject Nasdaq Exchange

By Gregory Bresiger

Swing Trading: Power Strategies to Cut Risk and Boost Profits

By Gregory Bresiger

OTC The Rise of the Pink Sheets: Nasdaq is making more room for one big fish in a small pond.

By Peter Chapman

An OTC 101

By Peter Chapman

From Paper to P.C.s

By Peter Chapman

Nasdaq's Wild West' Cousin

By Peter Chapman

More Auto-Ex on ITS

By David Herron

Shown the Door by Merrill

By Kathryn M. Welling

A Trading Wolf in Minnesota: For one trader, the exploits of his favorite basketball players are so

By John A. Byrne

The Buyside Manufacturer

By Robert Flatley

A Royal Battle in the OMS Market: U.K. Supplier Is Shaking Things Up In the U.S.

By Peter Chapman

Program Trading Prospers: Quietly, Traders Become Techies in Game of Computers

By Desmond MacRae

The Buyside Manufacturer

By Robert Flatley

A Continuing Education

By Desmond MacRae