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Is high-frequency trading beneficial or detrimental to your trading?
April 24, 2015
High-Frequency Trading (HFT)
Friday, April 24, 2015High-frequency trading or HFT is a form of trading that uses powerful computer systems and complicated algorithms to execute high volume trades based on market conditions in a matter of seconds or less. With this type of trading, the aim is often to attain profits of just a fraction of a cent, generating worthwhile gains by trading high volumes and trading repeatedly.
High frequency trading accounts for a large percentage of the entire volume of trading on the US markets. This percentage has been estimated to be around 50% since 2012, and was even higher in the several years prior. .....
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Intermarket analysis involves studying the correlation between various markets to obtain information regarding business and economic cycles that are occurring and insight into the market being traded.
Buy and Sell Orders
Buy and sell orders are directions to buy or sell a security and may be placed through a broker or sent directly to the exchange. Different types of orders may be used for specific trading strategies.
Options Trade of the Week - Sunday, April 19, 2015
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Calls.......Read the report and find out the recommended options trade …..
The Week Ahead In The Stock Market – Some Thoughts, Possibilities and Probabilities!
Saturday, April 18, 2015
The week ahead in the stock market will undergo some “rock and roll “ moves with some speed bumps thrown in as well, particularly after last week’s indices slump – and now with a big wave of corporate earnings reports expected, the question will be, “how much has the strong dollar crimped sales growth”?.....
.....A diverse range of companies will be reporting -- more than a quarter of the S&P 500 -- including IBM, United Technologies, Boeing, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Amazon.com, General Motors and Procter & Gamble.....
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the U.S. Federal Government whose primary responsibility is to maintain orderly, fair and efficient trading markets.
Front-running trading is simply trading that is conducted with the intent of being ahead of other market participants. This type of trading is often considered unethical and may even be illegal.
Dark Pool Trading
Dark pool trading takes place in an arena similar to an exchange which allows for the private and confidential trading of securities resulting in minimized market impact.
Options Trade of the Week - Monday, April 13, 2015
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) Calls.......Read the report and find out the recommended options trade …..
Moore’s Law and the Stock Market
Considering Moore’s Law and the stock market means examining the impact of the exponential increase in computing power over the last half-century on the arena of stock trading.
Option Tip for your Success!
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