All About High-Frequency Trading

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Date

August 16, 2010

Format

Mixed media product, 240 pages

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ISBN

0071743448 / 9780071743440

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26.00



Overview


Main description

A DETAILED PRIMER ON TODAY'S MOST SOPHISTICATED AND CONTROVERSIAL TRADING TECHNIQUE

Unfair . . . brilliant . . . illegal . . . inevitable. High-frequency trading has been described in many different ways, but one thing is for sure--it has transformed investing as we know it.

All About High-Frequency Trading examines the practice of deploying advanced computer algorithms to read and interpret market activity, make trades, and pull in huge profi ts--all within milliseconds. Whatever your level of investing expertise, you'll gain valuable insight from All About High-Frequency Trading's sober, objective explanations of:

  • The markets in which high-frequency traders operate
  • How high-frequency traders profi t from mispriced securities
  • Statistical and algorithmic strategies used by high-frequency traders
  • Technology and techniques for building a high-frequency trading system
  • The ongoing debate over the benefi ts, risks, and ever-evolving future of high-frequency trading


Table of contents

Chapter 1. Trading at the Speed of a Hummingbird's Wing; Chapter 2. The High-Frequency Trading Operation; Chapter 3. Benefits and Risks of High-Frequency Trading; Chapter 4. The Evolution of High-Frequency Trading; Chapter 5. The Total High-Frequency Trading Market; Chapter 6. Inside the High-Frequency Trading System; Chapter 7. High-Frequency Trading Regulation and Oversight; Chapter 8. The Future of High-Frequency Trading


Author comments

Michael Durbin is an author and financial technology consultant specializing in the high-frequency trading of derivatives. He has taught at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School. Durbin lives near Washington, DC.





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