Investing High-Frequency Trading


  • Hanlon Financial Systems Lab at the Stevens Institute of Technology

    At Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, students learn to engineer programs that will be used in high-frequency trading.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari has been called all kinds of names after the HFT debate including "dinosaur." Here's his response.

  • Next generation of high-frequency traders

    CNBC's Dominic Chu tours the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., where students are learning to engineer programs that will be used in high-frequency trading.

  • Dennis Gartman

    Commodities investor Dennis Gartman breaks down why critics of high-frequency trading are off base in attacking the practice.

  • The trading venue featured in "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," may apply to become a fully registered stock exchange sooner than planned.

  • NY AG Schneiderman: HFT is insider trading 2.0

    NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questions the fashion in which high-frequency trading is used and calls for an evaluation.

  • HTF factual cleanup

    CNBC's Eamon Javers fact checks the heated debate between Brad Katsuyama of IEX and BATS Global Markets' William O'Brien over high-frequency trading.

  • HFT debate not black and white: Pro

    Rich Repetto, Sandler and O'Neill, discusses the highly debated topic of high-frequency trading. Repetto says in the long-run discussions are hurting investor confidence.

  • HFT under DOJ microscope

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Attorney General Eric Holder's investigation into high-frequency trading.

  • Mechanics of HFT

    CNBC's Dominic Chu explains the mechanics behind a high-frequency trade.

  • Stock prices

    The HFT controversy should become the biggest insider trading case ever pursued by SEC, said investor advocate and former SEC lawyer Mercer Bullard.

  • Claude Rains in Casablanca

    The high-frequency trading debate is giving Ron Insana "Casablanca" flashbacks: "I'm shocked, SHOCKED to find that gambling is going on in here!"

  • AG puts spotlight on HFT

    James Stewart, New York Times columnist, shares his thoughts on the Justice Department's investigation into high-frequency trading to determine if it violates insider trading laws. I think it's going to be difficult to make criminal charges out of this but I welcome the investigation, says Stewart.

  • DOJ investigating HFT

    Attorney General Eric Holder is investigating high-frequency trading to determine if it violates insider trading laws, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder

    The Justice Department is investigating high-speed trading for possible insider trading, Attorney General Eric Holder tells lawmakers.

  • How HFT works

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at the mechanics of high-frequency trading.

  • Technology has a role to play in HFT debate: Pro

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist, describes how technology has increased the likelihood of financial intermediaries trading for profit and given preferential treatment to some traders.

  • Shelia Bair on 'rigged' stock market debate

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair provides perspective on the great debate of high-frequency trading.

  • Interactive Brokers give users choice

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Interactive Brokers is set to launch a new option for its investors that allows them to connect to the IEX trading platform at the click of a button.

  • HFT kills art & science of trading: Polcari

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discusses how HFT relates to the overall structure of the stock market.