How Big Data and Algorithmic Trading Is Dehumanizing Online Markets

AI and big data have been infused into everyday life, from running a business to the way we make phone calls. Now, a form of big data called algorithmic trading is nixing human emotion out of online trading.

Algorithmic trading is the use of advanced, high-speed performance computer programs to executetrade entries and exits in the financial markets. Statistical models are used to generate the formulae with which the software can make market entries and exits. The study of technical analysis works with three basic assumptions: 1. Price discounts everything. 2. History tends to repeat itself. 3. Price moves in trends.

Author: Sarah Shannon


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