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High-Frequency Trading - New Realities for Traders, Markets and Regulators

Edited By David Easley, Marcos López de Prado and Maureen O’Hara

Overview

This is the survival guide for trading in a world where high-frequency trading predominates in markets, accounting for upwards of 60% of trading in equities and futures, and 40% in foreign exchange. High-frequency trading is the subject of extensive debate, particularly as to whether it is beneficial for traders and markets or instead allows some traders to benefit at others expense. This book provides you with an important overview and perspective on this area, with a particular focus on how low-frequency traders and asset managers can survive in the high frequency world.

The concept of high-frequency trading too often evinces irrational fears and opposition.  This book, by experts in the field, unveils the mysteries, records the facts and sets out the real pros and cons of such mechanisms.

Charles Goodhart, Fellow of the British Academy, and Emeritus Professor at the London School of Economics.

Publish date: 21 Oct 2013

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Book description

With chapters written by the leading practitioners and academics in the area the book will show you how issues such as big data come into play, how high-frequency should affect optimal execution algorithms and how markets inter-connect in new ways that affect volatility and market stability. Contributors also discuss the new regulatory challenges that arise in the high frequency world.

Chapters include:

  • Machine Learning for Market Microstructure and High-Frequency Trading (Michael Kearns and Yuriy Nevmyvaka)
  • Execution Strategies in Fixed Income Markets (Robert Almgren)
  • The Regulatory Challenge of High-Frequency Markets (Oliver Linton, Maureen O’Hara and J.P. Zigrand)
  • Do Algo Executions Leak Information? (George Sofianos and JuanJuan Xiang)

This book is essential reading for anybody who wants or needs to learn about this changing subject area, including institutional traders, exchanges and trading system operators, regulators and academics.

Book details

ISBN
Book 9781782720096 / eBook 9781782720874
Publish date
21 Oct 2013
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Editor biography

David Easley, Marcos López de Prado and Maureen O’Hara

David Easley is the Henry Scarborough professor of social science, professor of economics and professor of information science at Cornell University. He served as chair of the Cornell economics department from 1987 to 1993 and 2010 to 2012. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society and has served as an associate editor of numerous economics journals. David recently co-authored the book Networks, Crowds and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World, which combines scientific perspectives from economics, computing and information science, sociology and applied mathematics to describe the emerging field of network science.

Marcos López de Prado is head of quantitative trading and research at HETCO, the trading arm of Hess Corporation, a Fortune 100 company. Previously, Marcos was head of global quantitative research at Tudor Investment Corporation, where he also led high-frequency futures trading. In addition to more than 15 years of investment management experience, Marcos has received several academic appointments, including postdoctoral research fellow of RCC at Harvard University, visiting scholar at Cornell University, and research affiliate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (US Department of Energy’s Office of Science).Marcos holds two doctorate degrees from Complutense University, is a recipient of the National Award for Excellence in Academic Performance (Government of Spain), and was admitted into American Mensa with a perfect test score. Marcos also has his own website dedicated to quant research - www.QuantResearch.info.

Maureen O’Hara is the Robert W. Purcell professor of finance at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University. Her research focuses on market microstructure, and she is the author of numerous journal articles as well as the book Market Microstructure Theory. Maureen serves on several corporate boards, and is chairman of the board of ITG, a global agency brokerage firm. She is a member of the CFTC-SEC Emerging Regulatory Issues Task Force (the “flash crash” committee), the Global Advisory Board of the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Advisory Board of the Office of Financial Research, US Treasury.

Table of contents

Preface
David Easley, Marcos M. Lopez de Prado, Maureen O’Hara

1.    The Volume Clock: Insights into the High-Frequency Paradigm
David Easley, Marcos Lopez de Prado, Maureen O’Hara

2.    High Frequency Trading Strategies in FX Markets
Anton Golub, Alexandre Dupuis, Richard B. Olsen

3.    Execution Strategies in Equity Markets
Michael G. Sotiropoulos

4.    Execution Strategies in Fixed Income Markets
Robert Almgren

5.    Machine Learning for Market Microstructure and High-Frequency Trading
Michael Kearns and Yuriy Nevmyvaka

6.    A “Big Data” Study of Microstructural Volatility in Futures Markets
Kesheng Wu, E. Wes Bethel, Ming Gu, David Leinweber, Oliver Rübel

7.    Liquidity and Toxicity Contagion
David Easley, Marcos Lopez de Prado, Maureen O’Hara

8.    Do Algo Executions Leak Information?
George Sofianos and JuanJuan Xiang

9.    Implementation Shortfall with Transitory Price Effects
Terrence Hendershott, Charles M. Jones, Albert J. Menkveld

10.    The Regulatory Challenge of High-Frequency Markets
Oliver Linton, Maureen O’Hara, J.P. Zigrand

Testimonials

High Frequency Trading offers a much-needed collection of complementary perspectives on this hottest of topics. The combined academic credentials and first-hand market knowledge of the editors is probably unparalleled, and their style of writing precise and engaging. The book is thoughtfully organized, tightly focussed in its coverage and comprehensive in its scope. Practitioners, academics and regulators will greatly benefit from this work.

Riccardo Rebonato, Global Head of Rates and FX Analytics, PIMCO, and Visiting Lecturer, Mathematical Finance, University of Oxford.

This book is a must read for anyone with any interest in high frequency trading. The authors of this book are a who’s who of thought leaders and academics who literally did the fundamental research in the innovation, development, and oversight of modern electronic trading mechanics and strategies.

Larry Tabb, Founder & CEO, TABB Group, and Member of the CFTC Subcommittee on Automated and High Frequency Trading.

The concept of high frequency trading too often evinces irrational fears and opposition.  This book, by experts in the field, unveils the mysteries, records the facts and sets out the real pros and cons of such mechanisms.

Charles Goodhart, Fellow of the British Academy, and Emeritus Professor at the London School of Economics.

Easley, Lopez de Prado, and O’Hara have produced a classic that everyone should have on their shelves.

Attilio Meucci, Chief Risk Officer at KKR, and Founder of SYMMYS.

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