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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August 2011 Edition

Featured Articles

Up for Grabs

By James Armstrong

Money To Be Made in Canada

By John D'Antona Jr.

Letter from the Editor

Summer Reading

This month four years ago was a significant time. It was in August 2007 when the financial crisis began. That was the beginning of the unraveling, as quantitative investors took a shellacking in the market. Suddenly, once profitable investment strategies went haywire, producing huge losses.

Inside Trading

Rules and Regs


Beyond Smart Order Routing

By Peter Chapman

Birth of a Market

By Peter Chapman

Tech Notes

Redline Offers Sellside Feeds

By John D'Antona Jr.

Sybase Upgrades CEP

By John D'Antona Jr.

First New York Takes Eze

By Peter Chapman

Buyside Snapshot

Education of a Block Trader

By Michael Scotti

On the Move

On The Move

By Staff Reports

Word for Word

Word For Word

By John D'Antona Jr.