What is Algorithmic High Frequency Trading, is it unmatchable against the retail trader?

Advantages of High Frequency Trading

Dangers of High-Frequency Trading

Market Impact

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Key Takeaways

  • High-frequency trading is an automated trading platform that enormous institutions use to transact many orders at high speeds.
  • HFT systems utilize algorithms to analyze markets and spot emerging trends in a fraction of a second.
  • Critics see high-frequency trading as an unfair advantage for large firms against smaller investors.

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