High Frequency Traders Come Out of the Shadows

Kobo ebook | January 26, 2011

byJim McTague

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This Element is an excerpt from Crapshoot Investing: How Tech Savvy Traders and Clueless Regulators Turned the Stock Market into a Casino (9780132599689) by Jim McTague. Available in print and digital formats.

 

How the nerds took over Wall Street–and how their high-frequency, computer-driven trading impacts your portfolio.

 

How did graduates from physics and math departments of top graduate schools end up swarming Wall Street? It was an unanticipated consequence of new SEC regulations intended to encourage electronic exchanges. The sudden fragmentation of the market resulted in unexpected complexity which, in turn, led to fleeting pricing discrepancies among trading venues. The nerds saw ways to exploit these inefficiencies.

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This Element is an excerpt from Crapshoot Investing: How Tech Savvy Traders and Clueless Regulators Turned the Stock Market into a Casino (9780132599689) by Jim McTague. Available in print and digital formats.   How the nerds took over Wall Street–and how their high-frequency, computer-driven trading impacts your portfolio.   How did g...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 26, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132711850

ISBN - 13:9780132711852

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