February 2012

So much of High Frequency Trading is about selecting the right vendors

There is no way any HFT startup is going to develop all the technologies needed to successfully trade in today's markets, in house.  So much of success depends on selecting the right vendors at the right entry prices.

Nowhere is this problem more acute than the institutional FX trading market.  It is as fragmented of a market as you can find and also is the fastest of all asset classes.  Furthermore, from the perspective of an HFT startup, selecting best in class vendor technologies is vital since,  often times, they can't afford full suite solutions offered by...

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