HFT Players Struggle to Survive
High-frequency trading shops are having a difficult time in the current marketplace, as trading volumes remain extremely low. This week, Eladian closed its doors due to the weak market. Who will be next?
October 19, 2012
2. Vanishing Profits
Rosenblatt Securities estimated that HFT firms would earn no more than $1.25 billion in profits this year, down 35 percent from last year and 64 percent beneath a peak of about $4.9 billion in 2009.