VU Associate Professor of Finance Albert Menkveld expert in The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal gathered four experts who have studied financial markets for a panel discussion. One of the academics is Albert Menkveld. The experts say faster is often better. But they also have concerns.

In The Wall Street Journal of 10 October 2011 Albert Menkveld (Associate Professor of Finance) was asked to join a panel discussion about high-frequency trading firms. The cheaper and less volatile way these firms buy and sell securities, raised some fears among investors.

Menkveld and three others give their view regarding: high-frequency trading firms, effects on individual investors, how regulators should react and the impact on the exchanges’ trading networks.

Read the full article on wsj.com: Does High-Speed Trading Hurt the Small Investor?

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The faculty of Economics and Business Administration is fortunate to welcome many international students to its Master's programmes. My aim is to increase the international attractiveness of our education and to create the VU Experience!

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