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Algorithmic Trading Has Exacerbated Volatility in Oil Markets

Algorithmic systems buy strength and sell weakness at the speed of light. They don’t make the markets more liquid; they make them more volatile in times of stress.
Consolidation is coming to the oil and gas industry, says Brandon Dobell of William Blair & Co. As economic recovery takes root, oil prices will stabilize at current levels and interest rates’s George Brooks began the Wednesday by asking if the market could shake off the disappointing housing data that was released ahead of the opening bell, and he got his answer