Monthly Archives: June 2011

London Stock Exchange Upgrades High-Frequency Trading Services

According to Reuters’ Luke Jeffs, The British exchange, which has seen its share of British equity trading eroded by faster rivals in the past three years, said on Monday it had launched a sponsored access service aimed at providing high-frequency … Continue reading

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CME Group Study Says High-Frequency Traders Mute Price Swings

As reported by NASDAQ’s Jacob Bunge, a senior executive of CME Group Inc. (CME) said Tuesday that a lengthy study of the futures exchange company’s markets showed no evidence that high-frequency traders drive up volatility or increase costs for investors. An evaluation … Continue reading

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Golden Networking Presented Upcoming High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 in Hong Kong

Golden Networking presented in Hong Kong their upcoming High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011, “How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World” (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com). Building off of the momentum of past conferences in New York City, High-Frequency Trading Leaders … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago to Feature Infinium Capital’s Aaron Lebovitz

Aaron Lebovitz, Managing Director, Infinium Capital Management, will present at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011, “How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World”. Building off of the momentum of past conferences in New York City, … Continue reading

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The Speed Traders’ Edgar Perez to CNBC’s Oriel Morrison, Criticism of High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon Unfair

High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, explained in detail the role high-frequency trading has been playing in the equity markets to CNBC Cash Flow’s Oriel Morrison; the interview is available on CNBC’s website at http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=2023403523. High-frequency trading, … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Will Adapt to ‘Robin Hood’ Tax in Europe

According to Financial News’ Joe Morgan, the European Parliament earlier this month voted in favour of using a tax on financial transactions to raise revenues for future European Union budgets. The tax, sometimes known as a Robin Hood tax, would … Continue reading

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BATS Chi-X deal referred to UK competition body

As reported by Reuters’, Britain’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has escalated regulatory scrutiny of the planned merger between U.S. exchange operator BATS Global Markets and Chi-X by passing the deal to Britain’s Competition Commission. The move deals a blow to BATS’s hopes of closing … Continue reading

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NYSE Euronext System Glitch Floors European Trading

As reported by Computer World’s Leo King, the New York Stock Exchange‘s European stock markets were floored for two hours Tuesday, after a significant system problem hit trading for a second day. Paris, Amsterdam, Lisbon and Brussels exchanges – operating under … Continue reading

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CME’s Bryan Durkin: “High-Frequency Traders Significant Providers of Liquidity, Particularly as Market-Makers”

As reported by Dow Jones’ Jacob Bunge, a senior executive of CME Group Inc. (CME) said that a lengthy study of the futures exchange company’s markets showed no evidence that algorithmic traders drive up volatility or increase costs for investors. … Continue reading

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CFTC Urges EU on Circuit Breakers to Curb the Risk of Flash Crashes

As reported by GFS News’ Nicola York, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has urged the EU to follow the US by putting circuit breakers in place in securities markets to curb the risk of flash crashes. CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton, … Continue reading

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