Sorry, But High-Frequency Trading Is Not Dead

“To succeed, jump at opportunities as you do at conclusions.” — Benjamin Franklin

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We’ve been here before

The picture today

The dawn of an industry. Or is it?

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The rise of High-Frequency Trading for the period 2007–2012. Source: Nanex.
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CBOE’s VIX for the last 10 years. Source: thinkorswim®

High-frequency trading is going nowhere

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HFT may enter the highly-volatile world of cryptocurrencies

It Remains a threat

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IEX’s Trading Volume. Source: IEX
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IEX’s Market Share. Source: IEX

Conclusion

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