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8 May 2016 Multimedia

Trading and Electronic Markets

What Investment Professionals Need to Know

  1. Lawrence E. Harris, PhD, CFA

Join Lawrence E. Harris, CFA, as he discusses the dramatic shift in equity trading, from specialists on the exchange floor and dealers in the over-the-counter market to trading occurring almost exclusively on an electronic platform. Harris presents a taxonomy of traders, categorized by their motivation for trading: Value and news traders, parasitic traders, utilitarian traders, and dealers. Harris also explains the zero-sum game of trading and how to manage trading costs to improve investor performance.

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