Daniel Schlaepfer has been suing the regulator while it investigated his day trading business. One of the sides has laid down arms. And no, it isn't him.
Select Vantage Inc. is pleased to have been informed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) that its investigation into suspected contraventions of the Corporation Act in relation to trading in various securities has been completed, and that ASIC has decided it will not take any enforcement action.
“The stability of the global market depends on the international flow of liquidity. These flows have already been tempered by Covid-19.” says Daniel Schlaepfer, the CEO of Day Trade the World (DTTW), a company that offers anyone the opportunity to start their own day trading office.
Some quick-draw traders that don’t use complex algorithms are also benefiting from the market’s swings. Daniel Schlaepfer, CEO of Select Vantage, which has more than 2,000 day traders world-wide, said his firm’s top 10 record days have occurred this month. Daily trading volumes across the firm have doubled since markets began their slide, he said.
Think of last week’s stock market as a Terminator movie. As an individual investor, you were an all-too-human Sarah Connor, up against thousands of computer-based traders (that’d be the nefarious Skynet artificial neural network). If you’ve seen the film – any of them, really – you’ll know how the showdown ended: You survived, but you got beat up pretty good.
One of the most important inputs in the preset algorithms used to make computerized trades is volatility itself. This means that when true volatility hits the market, the computers exacerbate problems.
“Market conditions during times like these make day trading a perfect opportunity for those looking for a resilient way to make money,” says Daniel Schlaepfer, the CEO of Day Trade the World (DTTW), a company that offers anyone the opportunity to start their own day trading office.
When Daniel Schlaepfer established Select Vantage Inc (SVI) in 2011, he conceived of a next generation proprietary day trading firm powered by the potential of human insight over algorithms. Built from the ashes of another company, Daniel salvaged components that showed huge promise – technology, infrastructure and talent – and combined it with a new focus on sophisticated compliance and surveillance tools. He instilled a new managerial culture that prioritised the development of razor-sharp analytical skills in his traders.
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the membership of the Market Structure Advisory Committee (MSAC) for the 2019–2021 term. Established in 2011, the MSAC serves as a forum to discuss issues associated with market structure and marketplace operations.
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