High-speed trading amplifies market moves, expert says

08/25/2011 | CNBC

Some traders and market strategists argue that high-speed trading will end individual stock picking, and increase volatility. "From our perch, trading customer business day in and day out, we can certainly say that high-frequency trading has amplified market moves, both up and down," said Sal Arnuk, co-head of equity trading at Themis Trading. "High-frequency trading does not analyze fundamental metrics of corporations. It analyzes data patterns." Learn more about high-frequency trading at SIFMA's 12th Annual Market Structure Conference.

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