The guys over at Nanex who provide excellent analysis on the negative affects of High Frequency Trading have provided some charts on how computer algorithms that trade in the market can briefly send stock prices plummeting for a few milliseconds. Here are a few charts of R.E.I.T stocks (i.e. real estate investment trusts) plummeting to ridiculous prices before recovering. If only these brief falls in price could be taken advantage of.

AGNC – AMERICAN CAPITAL ENERGY


IVR – INVESCO MTG CAPITAL


CMO – CAPSTEAD MTG

NLY – ANNALY CAPITAL

HTS – HATTERAS FINANCIAL

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