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After Knight Capital, Here’s What You Need To Worry About From High-Frequency Trading

Ever since the meltdown at Knight Capital earlier this month, the debate over high-frequency trading has exploded. Reported by Matt Koppenheffer, The Motley Fool, in short form, high-frequency trading is a flavor of trading that leverages computers and the speed of super-fast data … Continue reading

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The High Beta, High Volume Stocks that High Frequency Trading Systems Can’t Get Enough Of

A revealing new report done by the staff over at The Motley Fool breaks down the numbers behind the stocks traded most frequently by high frequency traders. The stocks that made each of the NYSE, Nasdaq and the BATS exchange … Continue reading

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Is High-Frequency Trading Bringing an End to Days of ‘Stock Picking’

As reported by TheMotleyFool’s Becca Lipman, the correlation between the S&P 500’s performance with that of its individual stocks has never been higher — it currently stands at 0.73. This correlation, which is measured on a scale from -1 to … Continue reading

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