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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 2009 Edition

Featured Articles

New Lease on Life

By Nina Mehta

Letter from the Editor

From Curb to Garage

Beginning a new year usually brings optimism--the anticipation of more prosperous times ahead. That also applies to equities pros, as they, too, look forward to what's next for 2009. Will volumes stay strong? Will block trades make a comeback? Can big brokerage firms regain their mojo? Will the recession lift midyear, as many predict?

Inside Trading

Madoff Closure Disrupts Trading

By Peter Chapman & Michael Scotti

Volatility Ups Sales Trader Demand

By Peter Chapman

Mastrianni's Trading Day Lives

By Editorial Staff

Wall St. Firms Give LIft to Charities

By Nina Mehta

Rules and Regs

Tech Notes

OnePipe Adds Exchanges

By James Ramage

Knight TCA Goes Intraday

By James Ramage

Goldman's New Crossing Option

By Nina Mehta

Clearing

Europe Awaits Competition

By Gregory Bresiger

Buyside Snapshot

Bright Lights of Trading

By Gregory Bresiger

Crossing

Dark-Pool Blocks Shrink

By James Ramage

On the Move

People On the Move

By Editorial Staff

Viewpoint

This Year's Crystal Ball

By Jamie Selway

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