Category Archives: High-Frequency Trading (HFT)

How To Stop High-Frequency Traders From Manipulating The Markets

There is a lot of talk about High-Frequency Traders for a reason: Because they are Fuckin High-Frequency Traders. More than 70% of the volume and trading in the markets today is done by HFTs and their stealth MIT/Harvard Engineered Algos. … Continue reading

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Stock Trading Course - Options Trading Course

“Bulls Make Money. Bears Make Money. Muppets Get Slaughtered.” Complete Stocks and Options Trading Course @ $299 Money Back GUARANTEE FREE Trial Session: [email protected] I will be offering 1-on-1 Classes/Mentorship .via. Skype, to anyone who is willing and passionate to learn … Continue reading

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Value At Risk (VaR) Explained

Value At Risk (VaR) is probably the most important metric, that’s used in the Financial Industry today, to manage risk. Everyone from Big Institutions to small Hedge Funds, use VaR to assess and manage risk on real-time basis. Despite this, … Continue reading

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My Case For 24 Hour Stock Exchanges

As a Trader, I find it truly offensive and appalling that I despite all the technological advances and globalization BS, I cannot trade stocks 24×7. I believe that markets would be more efficient if we had 24 Hour Stock Exchanges. … Continue reading

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HFT Strategy: STATISTICAL ARBITRAGE - PAIRS TRADING

Statistical Arbitrage is exactly what the name suggests. In Stat Arb, you (algo) basically calculate the past/historical correlation between two stocks or two assets, and try to find dislocations or price discrepancies between them. Here is an excellent example of … Continue reading

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HFT Strategy: Algorithm vs Algorithm

This might come as a shock to many of you, but not all Algorithmic Trading is BAD; it’s just that different market participants use the technology differently. In order to keep it simple, and easy to understand, in this post, … Continue reading

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HFT Strategy: FRONT RUNNING

Well, a more appropriate title for this post would have been: Low-Latency Front Running. Front Running is the foundation/ultimate goal that every HFT firm seeks to achieve. Cause that is the only way they can consistently beat the market. No wonder the … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Strategy: REBATE ARBITRAGE

High-Frequency Traders are a Stage 4 cancer that’s killing the financial markets one second at a time. HFTs are worse than scalpers and fu*kin momentum traders. They are even  worse than murderers and rapists’. They are, for lack of a … Continue reading

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