School of Algos 101

gmanGilbert Mendez's (Gman's) Blogs16 Comments

Thanks to all for the comments on my last blog regarding algos. I thought over the weekend about the best possible way for all of us to learn about these pesty computer programs and here is my suggestion. I always believed the best way to learn something complex is by using a dynamic and interactive technique. I thought it would … Read More

Traders Ask: How to Recognize Real Order Algos

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Yesterday we received an inquiry from a reader regarding algos. Read the inquiry below: Hi. I have been trading for  nine years now and one of my biggest strengths is tape reading. However, the algo programs are absurd these days. How does the Gman distinguish real buying from some program just market making a stock? Also, it seems like the programs are more in … Read More