Hi speed trading - hi speed monitoring

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Feb 17 20:19:22 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Craig" <cvuljanic at gmail.com>

> But also you have to consider, there are a large degree of shorter term
> players, who are in/out of the market and play both sides, these do have
> real-time data feeds, and do care about latency. Some shops go as far as to
> only use a certain length patch cables from their trading PC to the switch
> port they are connected to. Also consider when news releases are announced,
> the markets often do move quite fast, and a LOT of money can be made/lost
> in seconds, so delaying the orders, could and would affect the outcome of
> the trades.

Sure.  We're simply asserting that those people serve no useful social
function, and we don't *care* whether their needs are served or not.

-- jra
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