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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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January 2008 Edition

Featured Articles

Letter from the Editor

Turf Battle

There's nothing like a good old-fashioned donnybrook to get the blood circulating on a cold January morning in the Northeast. Conflict makes great copy. This month, Traders Magazine brings the latest on the dark-liquidity debate between the options and equities exchanges. Nasdaq, once known as the stock market for the next hundred years, wants its piece of the options market. This newcomer is proposing the introduction of dark orders that offer automated price improvement beyond minimum pricing increments-meaning that Nasdaq would allow investors to trade in pennies for an option series that trades in nickel increments only.

Tech Notes

Clearing

Buyside Snapshot

Brokerage

On the Move

On The Move

By Editorial Staff

Viewpoint

Eight for '08

By Jamie Selway