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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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December 2012 Edition

Cover Story

Rebound Disrupted

By Editorial Staff

For the equity markets, it was a tough year to say the least. There was optimism among Wall Street trading firms and venue operators at the close of 2011, as many felt the worst of the Pipeline Trading scandal was over, Dodd-Frank reform was now a distant memory, slumping volumes would have to end, and falling commissions were going to be a thing of the past. Not quite. Here are TM's top 10 stories of 2012.

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