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How High Frequency Trading Works

Speed in the world of trading is everything.  In the beginning, floor traders would be huddled together shouting orders inside the major exchanges.  On average, these orders would take about 11 seconds to execute a trade.  Nowadays, 50 to 70% are now executed by an algorithm at a speed rate and scale beyond our comprehension. Do yourself a favor and take 20 minutes to watch the video above. Then stumble into our trading courses page to arm yourself with strategies that work for regular, retail trader like yourself. At first, you’ll visit a small New Jersey trading firm.  Trading time, at...