HFT Traders Look At Shortwave Radio Tech For Low-Latency Datacomm

HF based high-frequency trading.. fascinating. Here’s a second more detailed article.

 

Traders appear to be testing the idea of using shortwave technology to convey data between the CME facility and key exchanges around the

Data transmission towers stand in a field in Maple Park, IL on Friday May 25, 2018. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg *** Local Caption ***

globe — a few millionths of a second faster than rivals. That can be the difference between winning and losing in high-frequency markets, where the ferocious battle for being first continues to escalate.

Source: HFT Traders Dust Off Century-Old Tool in Search of Market Edge – Bloomberg

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