Marc To Markets

Where Have All The Traders Gone? Computer Trading Takes Over Wall Street

December 05, 2018 Season 3 Episode 9
Marc To Markets
Where Have All The Traders Gone? Computer Trading Takes Over Wall Street
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Marc To Markets
Where Have All The Traders Gone? Computer Trading Takes Over Wall Street
Dec 05, 2018 Season 3 Episode 9
Marc Penziner & Kent Spellman
On this episode I chat with Kent Spellman, Co-Founder of Hard Eight Trading, a global proprietary trading firm based in Chicago. Kent and I discuss how the trading of stocks has changed from the old days on the floor of an exchange. We talk about how computers and high frequency trading are changing market risk. Are these types of traders good or bad for the market? Kent shares how it impacts individual investors and what lessons we can learn from the inside of the trading world.
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On this episode I chat with Kent Spellman, Co-Founder of Hard Eight Trading, a global proprietary trading firm based in Chicago.   Kent and I discuss how the trading of stocks has changed from the old days on the floor of an exchange.   We talk about how computers and high frequency trading are changing market risk.  Are these types of traders good or bad for the market?  Kent shares how it impacts individual investors and what lessons we can learn from the inside of the trading world.     

Any questions or comments I can be reached at marc.penziner@bernstein.com or 212-969-6655.

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