Annnnnnd, in the blue corner; a person. In the rrrred corner; an algorithm!


The difference between the success and failure of a trading strategy can be a matter of milliseconds. While the use of algorithms in trading was once the domain of boutique hedge funds and of proprietary trading desks, from being a niche tool their use is moving swiftly into an environment which suggests that algorithms are now mainstream.

It seems inevitable that the habits of traders will have to change - intervention in the trade process, identifying and reacting to changes in the process