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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?
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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.

-- AdvancedTrading.com

Source: Eladian Closure an Ominous Sign for High-Frequency Trading

 

Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio

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