I remember viewing the trading threads back in 2006, 2007, 2008 and they were lively with lots of activity but things have gotten a lot quieter in 2010. Are there that many fewer traders out there? Have they gone bust? Are the high frequency traders and the bots sucking the life out of the markets? Is this just an Elitetrader phenomena or is this happening elsewhere? I have only noticed it on Elitetrader. The volatility has come back, but the traders don't seem to have.