High Frequency Traders Manipulating the Nasty Sell-Off?


High Frequency Traders Manipulating the Nasty Sell-Off? – CNBC.

“The practice is sometimes referred to as quote stuffing and involves high frequency traders who place ‘buy’ and ‘sell’ orders and then cancel them microseconds later in an attempt to slow down the prices seen by regular investors on their financial systems or websites.”

The SEC needs to look into this. High speed trading is changing chacteristics of the market. It’s being run by computers.

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