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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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June 2011 Edition

Featured Articles

The Right Mix

By Michael Scotti

More Firms, More CSAs

By John D'Antona Jr.

Letter from the Editor

Next Phase

Several topics stand out in this month's issue. First is how pre- and post-trade analysis are a friend not only of the trader, but also of the investment manager. This month's cover story features Batterymarch Financial Management, a quant firm that has always done things a little differently. To revamp the desk, the firm brought in quant trading strategist Dragan Skoko two years ago.

Inside Trading

Rules and Regs

Options

Problems With Limit Up, Limit Down

By Peter Chapman

CBOE's SPX Plans Delayed

By Peter Chapman

Witnessing the Changes

By Peter Chapman

Tech Notes

MSET Checks Get Faster

By John D'Antona Jr.

BofA Merrill EMS Offers Two New Algos

By John D'Antona jr.

Linedata Offers New Trade System

By John D'Antona Jr.

Buyside Snapshot

More Trading at OPERS

By John D'Antona Jr.

On the Move

On the Move

By Staff Reports