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Brief description: Journalist, HFTReview

Twitter URL: @treadwellism

LinkedIn Profile: Richard Treadwell

Skills: Creative Writing, Interviewing, Editing, Political Economy, Financial Writing, Research, Marketing.

Blog URL: treadwellism.tumblr.com

Joined: December 18th, 2012

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Ricky Treadwell wrote a new blog post titled A beginner's guide to High Frequency Trading - Introduction

By Ricky Treadwell Guess the average amount of time that a share is held for on the London Stock Exchange. Two weeks? Two days? Two hours? Two minutes? Nowhere near. It is two seconds, and decreasing. In the time that it takes to blink, a high frequency trader could have made 3,500 trades. This can seem scary to any wannabe investors out there. 'How can we compete against these machines?' People ask. 'What social purpose does this serve?' The latter question, or in this case straight up criticism, can come from trusted and powerful sources such as Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman,...
(474 days ago,(2013/01/05))

Ricky Treadwell wrote a new blog post titled A beginner's guide to High Frequency Trading - Introduction

By Ricky Treadwell Guess the average amount of time that a share is held for on the London Stock Exchange. Two weeks? Two days? Two hours? Two minutes? Nowhere near. It is two seconds, and decreasing. In the time that it takes to blink, a high frequency trader could have made 3,500 trades. This can seem scary to any wannabe investors out there. 'How can we compete against these machines?' People ask. 'What social purpose does this serve?' The latter question, or in this case straight up criticism, can come from trusted and powerful sources such as Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman,...
(474 days ago,(2013/01/05))

Ricky Treadwell updated their profile icon

(493 days ago,(2012/12/18))

About me:

My Name is Ricky Treadwell I'm studying Financial Journalism MA at City University. I am a keen footballer and journalist. I write about HFT, politics, economics, finance and football.

I started working at HFTReview to gain work experience for my course and I've now found HFT to be a fascinating field of work.