Understanding Algorithmic Trading: Algos That Make Money

Algorithmic trading

Understanding Algorithmic Trading: Algos That Make Money


Understanding Algorithmic Trading: Gone are the days when trading used to happen manually on trading floor. The trading when people used to shout and indicate using their hands regarding BUY or SELL is now a part of history. The floor trading later evolved into electronic trading, and now the evolution of Electronic trading is Algorithmic trading. It’s a known fact now that Algorithms can make money by trading automatically based on various strategies.


In this article, we take a look at:

  • How much % of today’s global markets is driven by algorithms?
  • How have firms using algo strategies performed?
  • What are the key advantages of algorithms?
  • What are the various types of algorithms?
  • What are some of the well known algorithmic trading strategies?
  • Why algorithms have been criticised in last few years?
  • How are the financial algorithms written?
  • What are some of the top masters programs in this area?


Answers to all the above questions in the infographic below:


Decoding Wall Street

Also Read:

11 basic terms to know about algorithmic trading


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