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Investment Strategy

Liquidnet dark pool fills up

After a record February, Liquidnet, the so-called dark-pool trading network for asset managers, will soon have as many as 58 Australian funds as customers. Liquidnet says investors seem to be putting more money in stocks, helping to underpin the prospects of further record volumes for the company during the rest of the year. In February […]
Investment Strategy

Steve Grob likens HFT to spoon feeding

Steve Grob likens high frequency trading to being spoon fed a meal in a restaurant. The kitchen has to cook each spoonful of food before it can be served but “insists on getting paid before he gives you more food,” says the director of group strategy at Fidessa. “Love it, hate it, HFT is here […]