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Originally posted by Dance4Life
Most of all trading is done by computer.
Just evolving to the most efficient way.
There are still the "ones" with the most technology and money to make the best and fastest trades.
There will ALWAYS be information asymmetry in this business.
The computer actually gives us small people a bigger advantage than before believe it or not. Does anyone remember phoning in orders to the broker over the phone? You got the price they gave you ( after they robbed you .25 a share ! haha )
Pro's and con's to everything my friend.
Originally posted by Never Despise
here is a chart from a robo-trading progam called "Bandsaw II," which executes rapid buy-sell orders many times per second.
This ain't your father's stock-chart. Beating this with "human skill" seems a cruel joke at best: