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 2012 Edition

Featured Articles

Cover Story: Bridging the Gap

By Mary Schroeder

Keeping Pace

By John D'Antona Jr.

Bucking the Trend

By Peter Chapman

Letter from the Editor

This Year

What's in store for the trading business in 2012? First off, the Securities and Exchange Commission is in the process of writing the Volcker rule. The ability to quote in subpennies is another issue that could come to fruition this year. Also, the cover story on transaction-cost analysis or TCA looks at how this old hand is maturing into something meaningful for traders.

Inside Trading

Rules and Regs

Market Makers Eye Volcker Rule

By John D'Antona Jr.

SEC Beefs Up Trading Enforcement

By Peter Chapman

NYSE's Sub-Penny Quandary

By Peter Chapman


Bit Players

By Peter Chapman

Tech Notes

EMS/OMS Targets Hedge Funds

By James Armstrong

PDQ Brings Auctions to ATS

By John D'Antona Jr.

BoA Revamps Its Flexible Algo

By James Armstrong

Buyside Snapshot

Start Big, Change Fast

By John D'Antona Jr.

On the Move

On The Move

By Editorial Staff