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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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July 2011 Edition

Featured Articles

Catching Up

By John D'Antona Jr.

News Now

By James Armstrong

Letter from the Editor

Like a Good Neighbor

Several topics stand out in this month's issue. First is how automated news feeds are being used by a new breed of customers. A second is how ETFs are expected to grow due to increasing institutional demand. This month's cover story examines how Canada's market is moving closer to a U.S. model of trading. In 2010, there were only two dark pools there. But by the end of this year, there could be as many as seven.

Inside Trading

Stock Pickers Pick ETFs

By James Armstrong

Expect More Global Mergers

By James Armstrong

New Venues Emerge In Canada

By John D' Antona Jr.

ConvergEx IPO Weighed By Deals

By Peter Chapman

Corporate Buybacks On the Rise

By James Armstrong

Rules and Regs


Buyside Shuns Options

By Peter Chapman

Nasdaq Woos Dealers

By Peter Chapman

Goldman Likes Clean Cross

By Peter Chapman

Tech Notes

Cost-Sensitive Traders Catch a Break

By John D'Antona Jr.

Europe's HFTs Access USA

By John D'Antona Jr.

New Commission Management System

By John D'Antona Jr.

Buyside Snapshot

Big Swings in Boston

By Michael Scotti

On the Move

On The Move

By Editorial Staff


Pinball Wizards

By Dan Mathisson

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