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April 4, 2017

Sharon Merrill IR Blog: MMI CEO Interview – Investor Relations and High-Frequency Trading

Bill Harts speaks to top IR firm Sharon Merrill for its The Podium blog where he wants investor relations people to know that high-frequency trading firms generally are making their stock much less expensive to trade for their shareholders – and even for the companies themselves. For example, when companies have public buybacks and their stock is more liquid, the cost of acquiring those shares will ultimately be much less expensive than in the old days.

READ BLOG HERE

“Numerous studies – including the recently released UK Foresight HFT project – have shown that transaction costs for both retail and institutional traders decreased substantially with the growth of high-frequency trading."

Larry Harris, former sec chief economist

Financial Times, December 27, 2012

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