High-frequency traders are in the spotlight | The Economist

High-frequency traders are in the spotlight

They are the stockmarket's new intermediaries

FROM ONE perspective, retail stock traders have never had it so good. There is fierce competition among brokers, including the likes of Charles Schwab and Fidelity, for their business. This broke out into an all-out price war in 2019 when these firms cut stock-trading commissions to zero, four years after Robinhood, a startup promising commission-free trading, came on the scene.

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