But HFT has also produced crashes, such as the Flash Crash of 2010 when $1 trillion was wiped off the market in a single day by the computerized selling of $4bn assets. While automation and connectedness has created volatility, digital often comes up with solutions.
Author: Helen Beckett
Helen Beckett is the Community Manager of the Business Value Exchange. She has been a writer and editor for over 20 years and takes a particular interest in the challenges facing the CIO in today’s business climate.