High-Frequency Trading


  • Technical loopholes key to HFT debate: Experts   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 9:43 PM ET
    More experts weigh in on HFT debate

    Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management and Ben Lichtensteinen, President of Traders Audio, discusses claims that high-frequency trading allows traders to rig markets.

  • Never bet against consumer: Adami   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Never bet against consumer: Adami

    Discussing the economic recovery and high-frequency trading, with Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; "Fast Money" contributors Stephanie Link and Guy Adami.

  • Stifel CEO: Saying market is 'rigged' is reckless   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    Stifel CEO: Saying market is 'rigged' is reckless

    Discussing how allegations that the stock market is "rigged" is impacting Main Street investors, with Ronald Kruszewski, Stifel Financial president and CEO; Richard Gates, TFS Capital co-portfolio manager; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • High-frequency trading benefits investors: Advocate Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:46 PM ET
    HFT good for investors: Pro

    High-frequency trading is really a tool that has benefited the investment community, Peter Nabicht says.

  • The price of a millisecond   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    The price of a millisecond

    With the recent release of Michael Lewis' book on high-frequency trading, "Flash Boys", Larry Tabb, The Tabb Group founder and CEO, discusses the value of a millisecond.

  • HFT is highly efficient: Pro   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    HFT is highly efficient: Pro

    Should high-frequency trading be banned? Keith Ross, PDQ Enterprises CEO; Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial founder and CEO; CNBC's Bob Pisani debate.

  • Current market result of aggressive central banks: CIO

    Discussing where investors can find value in the global market place and where he is putting capital to work, with Giordano Lombardo, Pioneer Investments global CIO.

  • Rep. Peter DeFazio: Impose tax on HFT   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 1:09 PM ET
    Rep. Peter DeFazio: Impose tax on HFT

    Discussing the regulation and taxing high-speed trading, with Rep. Peter DeFazio, (D-Ore.).

  • Rep. Mike Conaway: Must understand the HFT phenomenon

    "I have great confidence in the market self-correcting," says Rep. Mike Conaway, (R-Texas), sharing his thoughts on high-frequency trading and putting a transaction tax on high-speed trades.

  • Algorithmic trading: The core of HFT   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 1:02 PM ET
    Algorithmic trading: The core of HFT

    Dr. George Calhoun, Stevens Institute of Technology, explains the role of computer algorithms in high-speed trading. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Dominic Chu provide insight.

  • Pisani's anatomy of a trade   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Pisani's anatomy of a trade

    CNBC's Bob Pisani explains the fundamentals of high-frequency trading and why institutional traders are so unhappy.

  • HFT shows more greed on Wall Street: Ralph Nader Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    Ralph Nader

    High-frequency trading should be investigated, if not mitigated by a speculation tax, consumer advocate Ralph Nader tells CNBC.

  • HFT good for investors: Pro   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    HFT good for investors: Pro

    Peter Nabicht, Modern Markets Initiative senior advisor, explains why he thinks high-frequency trading is good for investors. The FMHR traders debate his position.

  • HFT & the investor: Who should care?   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    HFT & the investor: Who should care?

    CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses whether or not high-frequency trading matters to the investor.

  • HFT shows more greed on Wall Street: Nader   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 11:44 AM ET
    HFT shows more greed on Wall Street: Nader

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader slams high-speed trading, saying it should be investigated and addressed by regulators.

  • Not all of HFT is bad: Economist   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 11:17 AM ET
    Not all of HFT is bad: Economist

    Larry Harris, former SEC chief economist, weighs in on the high-frequency trading debate and explains what can be changed to level the trading playing field.

  • Why high-speed trading is like Disneyland Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    SEC Security and Exchange Commission

    Major stock exchanges could learn a lot from amusement parks and ski resorts, former SEC chief Richard Breeden tells CNBC.

  • HFT: Just making a living?   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    HFT: Just making a living?

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses yesterday's fiery debate over high-frequency trading on CNBC's "Power Lunch."

  • High-frequency blame game   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    High-frequency blame game

    The markets aren't rigged but they aren't risk-free, says Richard Breeden, Richard C. Breed & Company CEO, providing perspective on the growing controversy over high-frequency trading and the SEC's role in monitoring the activity.

  • HFT flashpoint: Markets are rigged!   Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    HFT flashpoint: Markets are rigged!

    A look back at yesterday's testy exchange between author Michael Lewis, and Brad Katsuyama of IEX and BATS Global Markets' William O'Brien over accusations the markets are rigged. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports.