In recent months, e-commerce own trading robots confidently dominates the area of financial markets - for AMarkets materials.
More than 50% of the turnover of all US stocks and more than 80% of total assets at the largest North American derivatives CME Group market is carried out by electronic mechanisms, rather than human beings. Experts say that for the whole algorithmic trading may be hiding an acute shortage of liquidity and confusing pricing, which leads to "mark-up" in prices for the most complex assets such as stock options.
It remains only to wait for the trading robots completely replace human traders and will charge a fee for their services.
Despite all the disadvantages, trading robots and automated trading are becoming increasingly popular. For example, a hedge fund Quantopian, about which much has been written recently. The Foundation has developed algorithmic trading platform that specializes in transactions in the real estate segment. This platform uses crowdsourcing model signals collection and trading strategies - receives input data from the more than 80 thousand participants.. The platform makes it possible to test all the old and new strategies in safe mode. The authors of the most successful strategies to gain access to real money and can manage a pool of money for a commission, and in the interests of investors.