CNN's Maggie Lake gets a rare look
inside the super-fast trading industry.
This is an interview with a high frequency trader. A 3.25 minutes video. Know how technological advances have impacted the online trading.
Video 1: Inside the black box
Description: A trading discussion about the flash crash on May 6th 2010
at 14.42 and the implication of the high frequency traders.
Hear the views of many market participants and their opinions about HFT.
Video 2: High frequency traders and speed trade
Description: A thorough explanation of what is HFT and how it works.
See how corporate super computers are cornering the share
Video 3: HFT alerts
Description: Dave Fry, founder and publisher of ETF Digest, and Steve Hammer, founder of HFT Alert, discuss high frequency trading operations, fundamentals, the difference between algorithmic trading and high frequency trading, fluttering, latency and the role high frequency trading had in the May stock market flash crash in 2010.
The big question about HFT
Description: In the October edition of Big Question video series, Booth professors John Heaton, Tobias Moskowitz, and Eric Budish are joined by Stephen Brodsky of Spot Trading to discuss the effect of technology on financial markets.
Dark pools and high frequency trading
Description: The US stock market fluctuated today, following a three day advance in equities. A rally in Hewlett Packard shares tempered the Dallas Federal Reserve President's remarks that an adequate stimulus is in place, Bloomberg reports. But how much of the market's fluctuations are driven by algorithms and high frequency trading? We ask Scott Patterson, author of Dark Pools.
Plus, Knight Capital is attempting to reign in some of its market share. Media reports show Knight Capital received an offer from rival Citadel to stay afloat; the terms of the offer included a loan in exchange for control of Knight's Hotspot FX trading platform. Was this deal driven by a desire to acquire the firm's trading software? We will talk to Wall Street Journal writer, Scott Patterson, about how valuable the algorithms have become.