Saturday, 3 August 2013

Beware the Alpha Sharks! High-Frequency Trading and Its Impact on Markets

By Jason Voss, CFA

Maureen O’Hara, professor of finance at Cornell University, and member of the Systemic Risk Council has a warning to traditional investment managers, i.e., low frequency traders (LFT): High-frequency trading (HFT) is now the norm, and it is not going away. Continuing to pretend that HFT has no effect on your investments and on your alpha is at best na├»ve and at worst ignorant. Need proof?

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