The Gold Sandwich. Chew Carefully
“High-Speed Trades Hurt Investors, a Study Says” – CNBC news headline, December 4, 2012.
When everything around you becomes more complex, you can try to employ more complexity yourself, to compete, or step back from it. High-frequency trading (HFT) is a very complex approach to markets.Computer programs are used to try to make just pennies or a few dollars on a highly leveraged futures contract trade.