SPECIAL REPORT: The Six Primary Strategies in the World of High Frequency Trading

With all of the recent interest in high frequency trading, I put together the chart below explaining what we see as the six primary strategies of buy-side short-term algorithmic traders. This chart excludes the subset of algorithmic trading dedicated to the execution of buy-side funds with longer-term interests. These six strategies are what short-term traders contend with on a daily basis and understanding their methods is useful.

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The Six Primary Strategies of HFT