Reviews

“Edgar’s book is fantastic . . . I recommend it highly.”
Bart Chilton, Commissioner, United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

“This book has become an international reference on High-Frequency Trading (HFT), financial regulation and international economics. Perez explains us the use of sophisticated technological tools and computer algorithms to trade securities on a rapid basis, as well as its impact on financial markets.” Read Full Review
Connect the Dots

“To be honest with you, it’s not mincing words when we say “The Speed Traders”book is one of the best books that would inspire you towards expanding your knowledge of High Frequency Trading. Until you get a copy and read it, you’re definitely missing something you don’t know you are missing.” Read Full Review
ECNForex: The Best ECN Forex Brokers in the UK

“An enlightening read. Case in point, the May 6, 2010 ‘flash crash’ description was a strong argument to pay attention. I was able to gain insight into the shadow world of microsecond to millisecond trading that evolved as systems got better and programmers got smarter.” Read Full Review
John Siewers III, Futures Magazine
“The book gives a clear and concise overview of the (short) history and current role that High Frequency Trading plays in the capital markets.” Read Full Review
Nora McCallum of Scotia McLeod

“Alternating between an annotated timeline of the development of high-frequency trading and interviews with top high-frequency traders, Perez illuminates the world of speed. All in all, an enlightening book.”  Read Full Review.
Brenda Jubin, contributor to Seeking Alpha

“I have interviewed the most successful high-frequency traders in New York and Chicago, but I have learned so much more by reading Perez’s book. He covers the most relevant topics we need to know today and tomorrow”
Mark Abeshouse, Chairman, Augustus Capital

“This is a comprehensive and compelling summary of the trading industry in general, as well as high-frequency trading. If you are interested in this field or of knowing a critical component of all future markets—read this book.”
Paul Dowding, Managing Director, Meridian Equity Partners

“Very timely, covers the 2010 Flash Crash and the current high-frequency trading environment.”
Patrick Sweeney, Vice President, JP Morgan Chase

“There is a new day in trading and speed is the key. Edgar Perez is the poster child.”
Eugene Steele, Managing Partner, Trading Rooms World Wide

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