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Market Structure, Broker Conflicts Do More Harm Than HFT

When Pragma, Securities an expert firm specializing in trading, published itsreport showing how high frequency trading (HFT) hurts investors I had expected to see some significant impact, or at least widespread discussion. Instead it appears to have sunk with little more … Continue reading

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High Frequency Traders And Current Market Structures Penalize Investors

According to Forbes’ Tom Groenfeldt, Pragma, an expert in trade execution, has just published a study show to how high-frequent trading (HFT) profits come at the expense of ordinary investors. “While high-frequency market making is a legitimate activity, the combination … Continue reading

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