9780071768283

The Speed Traders: An Insiderís Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071768283

  • ISBN10:

    0071768289

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/13/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The speed traders' secrets revealed! High-frequency trading is the most controversial form of investing today, and speed traders have maintained a low profile-until now. The Speed Tradersreveals how leading HFT players are succeeding in the global markets-and how you can, too. Through a series of personal interviews, the masters of the HFT universe shed light on what HFT is, the important role it plays in trading, and how they generate profits as unprecedented rates and volume. Among the HFT luminaries you'll hear from are: Manoj Narang, founder and CEO of Tradeworxs Aaron Lebovitz, managing director at Infinium Capital Management Peter Van Kleef, CEO of Lakeview Arbitrage Mark Holt, head trader at Bluecrest Capital Clifford Asness, founder of AQR Capital Management HFT now accounts for nearly of 70 percent of all U.S. equity volume. And the practice is beginning to spread from the U.S. stock market into new areas (Europe, Canada, Brazil, India) and asset classes (bonds, futures, currencies). The Speed Tradersgives you the full story from the best in the business.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Manoj Narang (Tradeworxs); Chapter 2. Stuart Theakston (GLC Ltd.); Chapter 3. Mark Holt (BlueCrest Capital); Chapter 4. Aaron Lebovitz (Infinium Capital Management); Chapter 5. Richard Flom, Systematic Alpha Management's Head Trader; Chapter 6. Aaron Lebovitz, Infinium Capital Management's Managing Director; Chapter 7. Peter Van Kleef, Lakeview Arbitrage's CEO; Chapter 8. Francois Magny (Starmark Proprietary Trading Ltd.)

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