Commentary

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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April 2012 Edition

Featured Articles

Last Vestige

By James Armstrong

About Face

By Peter Chapman

Letter from the Editor

Traffic Jam

High production is typically a good thing on Wall Street. To be called a top producer is a title of respect. That is no longer the case, however, for excessive producers of quote traffic on exchanges. Both Nasdaq OMX and Direct Edge are looking to charge high-frequency traders that burden their system with too many quotes and messages.

Inside Trading

Cowen Unveils Wrap Trading Utility

By John D'Antona Jr.

Machine-Readable News Goes Social

By James Armstrong

Insights Galore at TradeTech

By John D'Antona Jr. and James Armstrong

Rules and Regs

Manipulation or Market Making?

By Editorial Staff

SEC's Search for Truth

By Editorial Staff

Exchanges Set to Tax Heavy Quoters

By Peter Chapman

STA Helps Scuttle Amendment

By James Armstrong

Tech Notes

Algo Swoops In on Low Volume Securities

By John D'Antona Jr.

New Algo Gets Parity at NYSE

By Peter Chapman

Parallel Parking by PDQ SOR

By John D'Antona Jr.

Buyside Snapshot

A Day in the Life

By Michael Scotti

On the Move

On the Move

By Editorial Staff