Market babel and high frequency trading uses noise and confusion to mislead and create a false reality. While telling investors the benefits of pickpockets. Rather than serving the best interest of investors, U.S. stock market controllers, facilitators and intermediaries conspire to pick their pockets. Then they have the audacity to speak babel telling you that it is all good for you. They claim you could not have the benefits of a robust market without them getting rich feeding on your assets!
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High Frequency Trading Guru Brad Katsuyama Interviewed by Catherine Murray of BNN following the stir caused by a new book by Michael Louis, Flash Boys. Exposing high frequency trading and the dramatic impact that intermediaries now have on markets, investing, investors including your retirement!
High Frequency Trading, HFT a stock exchange rescue strategy of hyper-computer, communication and algorithms producing incredible consequences. A basic strategy erupted into a hyper-technology monster episode now producing incredible consequences.
Market Rigging and High Frequency Trading covered in 60 Minutes TV video presentation and in Flash Boys, a new book by Michael Louis.
Canadian Trader Uncovers Market Rigging, clearly explains the issue of high frequency trading. The market rigging story all came to light because Brad Katsuyama, a Canadian trader at the Royal Bank of Canada, realized that something had changed in the trading market. He put in the time and resources to precisely identify the details and issues. Any investor must see this video.
Muddled minds harm investors so we need awareness of the psychological effects of isolation and confused thinking. This discussion continues the 10 Paralyzing Mental Blocks of Investors introduced in the last post. Isolation and confusion can quickly produce confused thinking and mentally block an investor from making the right decisions. Part 6 of the White Top View Series, Mind Game discussing emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
Optimism and unrealistic minds of investors discusses the need for a realistic, knowledgeable outlook. Personal finance and investing basics includes knowing that unfounded optimism and unrealistic attitudes can produce huge losses. This post continues the White Top View Series, Mind Game discussing emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
The attached stubborn and helpless investor continues the discussion of the 10 Paralyzing Mental Blocks of Investors introduced in the last post. This post discusses the challenges of attachment, stubbornness and helplessness that can mentally block an investor. Part 4 of the White Top View Series, Mind Game discussing emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
Part 4 of 12 part Short Story on Short Selling series. Experienced short sellers bring a wide field of vision to the market. They carefully examine and consider each influencing factor. Then before taking action they look at the combined effects of all factors. Only after being convinced that the odds have lined up in their favor will they take action and sell a stock short. Today we touch on the first two major factors, market facts and corporate facts.
Investing confidence: At times choppy market behavior and volatility can worry a new investor. By watching three big factors economic growth, no tapering and no Fed tightening, investing looks good. Investors can be reassured and confident further gains are coming despite a dip due to tax loss selling and premature tapering talk.
The market has been going up but for several days, market turmoil, falling stock prices and dropping indexes tell a different story. Be mindful that there are always falling prices somewhere for something. Broadly speaking, stock and market prices have trended up. Or do current market conditions say something has changed? Could this be the start of a more serious downturn?