Does algorithmic trading work?

There has been a lot of discussion (such as on Reddit, Quora, Hacker News, and other communities) about quantitative/algorithmic trading: Does algorithmic trading really work for individual traders? Isn’t it just another seemingly sophisticated method like technical analysis? Does algorithmic trading really work? What are…

High Frequency Nonsense

One Way to Unrig Stock Trading (nytimes.com) The alleged ‘dangers’ of algorithmic trading, including high frequency trading, is mostly hype by the doom and gloom liberal media. People and institutions lose money in the market because of bad timing and bad money management, not because…