Week 4 Discussion - HFT is an interesting topic I have...

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HFT is an interesting topic. I have noticed that many businesses uses analytics and algorithms to make business decisions. In a predictable market these create controversy. However, the predictability makes decisions easier with proper data. How does HFT affect the market?Traders are able to perform trades much quicker than ever before. There are large numbers of trades happening every second by super computers meaning that traders are able to trade very quickly as thereis always a buyer or seller available due to the high volumes. This has created a larger volume of trades and more liquidity in the market. Furthermore, the cost of trading has been greatly reduced. There are some who are claiming that the market is at risk due to issues with some of the algorithms used to make these trades. Circuit Breakers have been placed into the system to try and prevent such events. Is HFT illegal?In the world we live in, analytics play an important part in so much of the world. Sports teams are hiring

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