Rise of the Machines

High frequency trading and lightening fast computer reactions continue to make even the most boring days in the market exciting.

On 19th June 2013 in around 1.5 seconds, over 3,000 trades (2 million shares or $50,000,000 worth of stock) were executed on 11 exchanges plus dark pools, taking Facebook up 80 cents in seconds.

If you blinked, you would have missed it.

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Nanex Research has it covered trade by trade, (for those of you who are into that kind of thing).

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