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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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October 2009 Edition

Letter from the Editor

Speed Merchants

Baseball hall-of-famer James 'Cool Papa' Bell was so fast, he could turn off the lights and be in bed 'before the room got dark.' Just think if the legendary speedster Bell had been a floor broker back in his day. I bring up speed because this month's cover story outlines how the speed of trading continues to ramp up.

Inside Trading

Rules and Regs

Options

Buyside Snapshot

Ted's Heat Map

By James Ramage

On the Move

People On The Move

By Editorial Staff

Word for Word

Word for Word

By Editorial Staff