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Market-wide HFT levels very low today

|Includes: GLD, SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY)

Watching overall levels of HFT activity gives a perspective from one day to another.  Compared to average levels last week, today's levels are very low.  Thus far there has only been 1 large burst of activity at +150 issues (at 10:05am).  Last week, burst levels averaged +300 with some spikes to +800.

With today's market action down about 1%, this tells us that the algo's aren't selling much compared to the buy levels we saw last week.  Also seeing low activity in SPY with some burst activity in GLD.