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Ultra high frequancy trading

Elkart
Elkart
May 17 2010 at 09:11
941 posts
This guy's average holding time on stocks in 2008 was 11 seconds....

https://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/17/business/17trade.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Even a bucket shop requires 30 seconds, maybe I need to go back to stocks....

Elkart
Elkart
May 17 2010 at 09:26
941 posts
And the amazing thing is a lot of these companies operate in spare bedrooms, so there is no super computer advantage....

DarkProdigy
May 18 2010 at 20:14
45 posts
Just a lot of equity and quick reflexes...pennies at a time in bulks sure does add up overtime.

Elkart
Elkart
May 18 2010 at 23:19
941 posts
Don't think they reflex, all auto....

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