Does automated trading generate any real profit?

Reposting of an important question from a forum, because I think it’s a pretty important question. Does automated trading generate any real profit? What I’m trying to ask is that if we have two identical country, and then add an automated trading system to one of them. Will that country end up having more wealth than the other … Continue reading

Weekend Linkfest 101: Algorithmic Trading Blogs, Parallelism, and Trend Trading

Here’s my shortlist of interesting items for you take a look at this week. Enjoy! If you have any to suggest, do let me know. Creating & Compounding Wealth via Trend Following – Andrew Abraham New Blogs I Found Bigger Capital: Former head of single stock trading at Citi, and D.E. Shaw dude. Looks like … Continue reading

Algorithmic trading benefits: Trade like a Cyborg

In the United States, high-frequency trading firms represented 2% of the approximately 20,000 firms operating in 2010, but accounted for 73% of all equity orders volume, according to Aite Group. The Bank of England estimates similar percentages for the UK. The rise of the machines in trading often gives people associations like the one in the clip … Continue reading