Do we still need humans on the trading floor?

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  • Turns out we might still need humans on trading floors. New research from Eccles School professors Jonathan Brogaard and Matthew Ringgenberg

Do we still need humans on the trading floor?

Turns out we might still need humans on trading floors. New research from Eccles School professors Jonathan Brogaard and Matthew Ringgenberg shows that when face-to-face trading became too dangerous in the recent pandemic, “we find that floor traders are important contributors to market quality, even in the age of algorithmic trading. The suspension of floor trading leads to higher effective spreads, volatility, and pricing errors.”

Read more about their findings in Bloomberg.

2020-06-15T09:42:11-06:00June 15th, 2020|

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