High-frequency trading (HFT) is a primary form of algorithmic trading in finance. Specifically, it is the use of sophisticated technological tools and computer algorithms to rapidly trade securities. Here is the collection of 7 videos which explains what high frequency trading in simple terms. Watch How institutional traders take advantage over the other market participants.
Didier Sornette, a risk economist and expert on complex systems, Sornette is the chair of entrepreneurial risk at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and director of the Financial Crisis Observatory, a project to test the hypothesis that markets can be predictable. He’s the author of Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems.