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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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July 2012 Edition

Featured Articles

Start Me Up!

By James Armstrong

In the Zone

By Peter Chapman

Letter from the Editor

Follow Your Dreams

Starting a business is the American dream. Some prop traders are doing just that as a result of the Volcker rule, which bans proprietary trading at banks. These traders, forced from the friendly confines of the mother ship, are leaving banks and launching firms. This month's cover story by James Armstrong outlines the pitfalls and obstacles facing new firms. What are they finding?

Inside Trading

Commissions Continue Spiral

By John D'Antona Jr.

Snacks and Shares To Go at the NYSE

By John D'Antona Jr.

TD's Nagy Starts New Firm

By John D'Antona Jr.

Pipeline: Going, Going....

By James Armstrong

Penson Sells Assets

By John D'Antona Jr.

Rules and Regs

Options

Weeden Branches Out

By Peter Chapman

Tech Notes

Lava Flows Into N.J.

By John D'Antona Jr.

Deutsche Borse Unveils News Trading App

By James Armstrong

Mantara Gets EMS Via UNX Buy

By John D'Antona Jr.

Buyside Snapshot

Hearing the Voice

By Gregory Bresiger

Brokerage

On the Move

On the Move

By Editorial Staff