A History of HFT from 1602-2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

We do our best to highlight the world of high frequency trading, its many manipulative Shenangians, and the latest efforts by regulators to tackle the issue. In light of that, it seems fitting to briefly and succinctly cover the history and evolution of HFT.

Electronic trading grew throughout the 1980?s and 1990?s, but the current high frequency trading grew exponentially beginning in 2007 with the SEC’s adoption of Regulation NMS. Since then, speeds have increased dramatically and spending on technology has multiplied.


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