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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March 2004 Edition

News

A New Era at the SEC?

By John A. Byrne

At Deadline

By

Under Inspection, Subpennies Get a Boot

By Gregory Bresiger

Reducing the Risk In Trade Settlement

By Editorial Staff

Soft Dollars Take Back Seat on the Hill

By

The Heavy Costs Of NMS Reform

By

U.S. Eyes on the Soft' Battle of Britian

By

Regulation Could Hurt Small Hedge Funds

By Editorial Staff

The Problem With Section 31 Collections

By Editorial Staff

An Embarrassing Discovery About Speed and the ECNs

By John A. Byrne

Managers Accused of Front-Running

By Staff Reports

Fast Track

By Editorial Staff

Big Board Firms Keep Order Flow at Home

By Peter Chapman

Nasdaq Platform Breaks Ground

By Staff Reports

Nasdaq and Big Board Tango Over Regulator

By Staff Reports

The Hidden Costs in Fund Trading

By Gregory Bresiger

An SEC Life Saver For Market Makers? A Glimmer of Hope in Fee and Market Data Proposals

By Gregory Bresiger

A Nightmare on Wall Street

By Gregory Bresiger

Number Crunching at the NYSE: The NYSE's franchise could bein danger if a new regulatory proposal i

By Peter Chapman

Skies Open for Independents

By Andrew Klein

Omega Watches for Trouble

By Kathryn M. Welling

Bean Counting in Siberia: Even with the vodka and perestroika flowing, there was something missing

By Desmond MacRae

A Program Trading Weapons Race

By Peter Chapman

Spear, Leeds' Single Front-End

By Editorial Staff

The Rapid Rise Of Outsourcing: More Firms Are Throwing In the Self-Clearing Towel

By Desmond MacRae

Sectors, Silence and Research

By Staff Reports