Posts Tagged ‘ high frequency trading ’

#1 Trading Frustration: Adapting to Changing Market Conditions

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: General Comments
The #1 Trading Frustration for the SMBU Community is "Adapting to Changing Market Conditions". Below are some comments from Steve Spencer and me offering solutions for this #1 trading frustration. In 2009 I wrote an article for SFO Magazine Adapt to Survive High Frequency Trading. Here is how you Adapt From a Technical Perspective. The ability to adapt is one of the Four Traits of the Perfect Trader. You can be better tomorrow than you are today! PS: Don’t forget to sign up for Steve’s free webinar this evening on the #1 frustration of traders: “How to Adapt to Changing Market Conditions”. You can register Read more [...]

The Superstar Effect

Apr 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
High Frequency Trading (HFT) is supposed to be the new superstar on the Street. I wonder if this will be the case in ten years.  More importantly, are we ignoring excellent trading opportunities because we perceive HFTs as the superstar? The NASDAQ Day Trader used to be king. Tech and then Internet stocks rained money on then this new breed of trader- the intraday trader. The Floor Specialist used to be the man. And then technology sadly ended the careers of many decade plus, seven figure and legendary floor traders. Brian Hunter was the most brilliant natural gas trader in the business and then one day he almost took down Read more [...]

High Frequency Trading

Jul 31st, 2009 | By | Category: General Comments, Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
In light of all the recent commotion about high frequency trading (HFT), we have decided to compile a list of articles that depict the advantages, disadvantages, as well as arguments for and against HFT. The list follows below: Stock Traders Find Speed Pays, in Milliseconds: This is the original exposé by Charles Duhigg in the New York Times What's Behind High Frequency Trading (Added 8/3/2009): Outlines the main definitions, questions, and relevant information related to HFT and how it affects different types of investors in the market. Goldman's $4 Billion High Frequency Trading Wildcard: Tyler Durden describes the benefits Read more [...]