HFT faster than the speed of light?

Discussion in 'Automated Trading' started by nitro, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. nitro

    nitro

  2. rosy2

    rosy2

    "Millions of traders depend on the accuracy of exchange timestamps -- especially after bad timestamps were found to be a key factor in the disastrous market crash known as the flash crash of May 2010. "

    we keep track of our own timestamps precisely because exchange(or vendor feed) timestamps can be off :eek: