High Speed Trading On Wall Street

High Speed trading on Wall Street is causing quite a stir. Here’s why.

Data centers are constantly increasing their bandwidth with superior hardware with new facilities closer to Wall street. Industry insiders may argue. High-speed internet may be an unfair advantage to businesses with the fastest bandwidth connection. Faster bandwidth can connect a financial data center to a major financial hub in New York & New Jersey via low-latency fiber routes. These high-speed connections can shave fractions of a second of the time it takes to place a trade, affecting it’s profitability. This so-called low latency connections are said to execute trades nanoseconds.

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