Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman

The Impact of High Frequency Trading on Financial

Series Website »
Episode Guide »
Guests: Cameron Smith, President, Quantlab Financial, a high frequency trading company; Adam Sussman, Director of Research at the TABB Group, a market research company; Senator Ted Kaufman (former, D-DE) Professor of Law at Duke University. Between 60-70% of stock trades are now computer-driven. A new and increasingly sophisticated form of automated transaction, called high frequency trading, makes stock trades within milliseconds. Many traders and market observers believe this is just a new - and inevitable - method of trading stocks. But the speed at which trades are executed makes it ever harder to oversee this market, and has caused some observers to worry it could allow high frequency traders to manipulate the price of stocks. What does high frequency trading mean for traditional investors?
 

More...



Comments

Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman" here.
 

Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

Kids' Club

Watch our Vermont PBS Kids' 24/7 channel. Enjoy the benefits of joining our Kids' Club! Explore our many free videos, games, and resources for educators and parents!

2017 Vermont PBS KIDS' Writers Contest!

Do you love to tell stories? If you’re in Kindergarten through 5th grade, you can write and illustrate a story for Vermont PBS.

Vermont Film Youth Contest Launches its 3rd Year and Opens the Contest to Middle Schoolers!

Calling all filmmakers ages 10-30 who live or go to school in Vermont! Win cash prizes and share your work on Vermont PBS and at film festivals statewide in the 2017 Freedom & Unity TV Vermont Youth Film Contest. Visit freedomandunitytv.org for details. Deadline is March 26, 2017.

Upcoming and featured!


People talk about Vermont PBS!

Vermontpbs.org proudly supported in part by...

Enter the Masterpiece 2017 Sweepstakes now through March 15 for a chance to win a trip for two adults to tour film locations for Victoria, Sherlock and Downton Abbey. Other monthly prizes includes Masterpiece merchandise from shopPBS.
Click here to enter daily!
 


Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2017 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn