Experts discuss high-frequency trading's effect on markets

10/10/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

High-frequency trading, which is believed to account for an increasing percentage of transactions, is transforming markets around the globe. Research shows that the strategy curbs price volatility and the overall cost of trading. However, concerns about algorithmic trading remain. In this article, four academics discuss high-frequency trading. The experts say they are optimistic that the practice can benefit markets as well as investors.

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