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I'm quite aware of the

I'm quite aware of the effects high-freq programs have on the markets, however they tend to trade in-between the trades. What do I mean by this? These programs, using a form of artificial intelligence, will engage in massive numbers of trades for fractions of a second to profit from tiny fluctuations that would be impossible for normal humans to carry out. Even if it is being done by a computer, a trade depends on a buyer and a seller.

Unlike some, I believe the existence of these programs is essential for growing markets. The point is to make money and companies using these clever schemes are using their wealth and some ingenious programming to do exactly that.

Do you believe in making money? Do you believe that if you are faster, smarter and more focused on a goal you should be rewarded for your efforts (or conversely, be punished for making bad decisions)? I do.