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How Did the U.S. #Institutional #Money #Managers #Vote in the 2016 #Presidential #Elections?

An Analysis of Institutional Activity in October 2016 Adapted from Real-Time ...

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Sally Beauty Holdings $SBH bought by aggressive #HFT

Aggressive HFT comprise 54% of all buyer-initiated market orders in ...

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New Research: Large Institutional Buyers Stabilize Markets

When large institutions like hedge funds and pension funds trade, ...

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Aggressive #HFT buying across #Russell3000: expect #liquidity shortages in #asks over the next 20 mins in #equities

Aggressive HFT buyers are dominating sellers as of 10:50 AM ET today across Russell 3000 equities, according to Typically, unbalanced presence of aggressive HFT buyers leads to liquidity excess in bids and shortages in asks.  Execution managers and risk managers, as well as market makers, benefit from understanding the intraday liquidity risks via AbleMarkets streaming data service.  Contact [email protected] today for more information and to sign up.

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How Did the U.S. #Institutional #Money #Managers #Vote in the 2016 #Presidential #Elections?

AbleMarkets research suggests that many institutional money managers were betting on Donald Trump win all along, discounting news about Hillary Clinton.


Sally Beauty Holdings $SBH bought by aggressive #HFT

If one accounted for the presence of aggressive HFT in execution of SBH today, one would have saved as much as 65 bps on the transaction.


New Research: Large Institutional Buyers Stabilize Markets

When large institutions like hedge funds and pension funds trade, their decisions make a statistically-significant predictive difference to the direction of prices and volatility according to


Aggressive #HFT are bullish on the U.S. #mkt for the 3rd day in a row!

The relative proportion of stocks bought by the aggressive HFT, however, has decreased slightly from yesterday and the day before, signaling potential slowdown in the market's stratospheric rise following the U.S. election of Donald Trump.


Aggressive #HFT still #Buying #Russell3000: #mkt to rise further?

According to, Aggressive HFTs began buying Russell 3000 across the board circa 1 PM ET on the election day itself, 11/8/2016.


Are #HFT Optimistic About #Election Results? Yes, according to

Aggressive HFT buyers dominated across Russell 3000 stocks as of 1 PM on October 8, 2016.


AbleMarkets #SocialMediaIndex shows people are talking most about #insurance this morning

AbleMarkets research shows that Social Media Index is highly predictive of short-term volatility and medium term price changes.


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Steve Krawciw [kro:sew]

Steve is CEO of AbleMarkets. He brings over 20 years in strategy and business development experience in finance.

Irene Aldridge

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Dale Richards

Dale is an advisory board member of AbleMarkets. Dale is a seasoned financial services and data executive.