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Knight Uses Its Size to Thwart HFTs

Traders Magazine Online News, October 14, 2011

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Knight Capital Group has revamped technology used by its institutional customers to help them steer clear of high-frequency traders. Because some HFTs are looking to take advantage of the information inherent in large institutional orders, Knight has rejiggered the technology supporting its Knight Direct execution management system to avoid imparting too much information.

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