Algorithmic Trading 101

With the growth of electronic trading in the 1990s, traders were looking for more efficient ways to trade.  Hoping to capitalize on the speed and ease of new technology, firms up and down Wall Street began calculating algorithms, allowing them to eliminate human error and emotion from the trading process.

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