Tag Archives: energy

It Takes Energy – HFT in the Energy Market

The presence of principal trading groups (PTGs) in the exchange-traded derivatives market, and their absence in thecredit and rate swaps markets, are both the cause and effect of turnover frequencies. TABB Group estimates that proprietary trading (including bank proprietary trading) accounts for 55 percent of futures trading by contract volume and 41 percent of U.S.… Read More »

HFT makes up a third of OTC energy swap trading (FT Alphaville)

FT Alphaville picked up on the video we posted at TabbFORUM (ahead of our official press release tomorrow, July 19)  regarding my new study on the entrance of prop trading firms into the fixed income swaps markets.  Despite the fact that reading your own voice transcribed verbatim is a little painful, the FT does a… Read More »