Brokerages Make Millions Selling Orders To High Frequency Trading Firms
In his book 'Flash Boys', Michael Lewis attempts to answer the question - what happens to my trade once I hit 'execute' now that high frequency trading firms are in the market?'
Here's one answer - your broker sells you trade to a high frequency trading firm in a bundle with a bunch of other trades.
At that point they're just orders. The high frequency trading firm that buys this bundle pays your broker a lot of money for the privilege of executing your order and turning it into a trade.
By the way: I had contact to iEX and they have been surprised that this subject not can be discussed here in the normal section of the forum. They asked why and I not could give them any answer which would have made any sense.
I guess that my membership here will be deleted because of opening again and again a thread about this case in the not Elite Member section and Sir Mike will close it again and again for what ever reason.
Last edited by Stan Dan; April 8th, 2014 at 01:33 PM.
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