Monthly Archives: September 2011

Author of The Speed Traders, Keynote Speaker at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, will keynote Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago, “How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World” (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com), October 3-5. High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago will feature some … Continue reading

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CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago

Mr. Bart Chilton, Commissioner, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will be keynote speaker at Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago, “How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World” (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com), October 3-5. Prior to joining … Continue reading

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Asia-Pacific Asset Managers Concerned About High-Frequency Trading

The impacts of high-frequency trading (HFT) on the equities market is a concern for more than half of traders at asset management firms in Australia and across Asia, according to a survey released by Liquidnet, the global institutional marketplace. Globally, … Continue reading

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ECB’s Trichet Says High-Frequency Trading Needs Greater Scrutiny

High-frequency trading firms and so-called shadow banks such as money-market funds require more scrutiny from regulators on the risks they pose to the financial system, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said. High-frequency traders should be studied as part of a … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Study Finds Impact on Trading Is Limited

As reported by Bloomberg’s Nina Mehta and Nandini, computerized trading, under scrutiny from securities regulators, isn’t spurring broad increases in market volatility even as it sometimes creates “instability” that may lead to crashes, a U.K. government study said. High-speed automated … Continue reading

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NYSE Urges Straight Talk on High-Speed Trading

As reported by Reuters’ Jonathan Spicer, NYSE Euronext’s chief operating officer waded into the debate over rapid-fire, electronic trading with a call on Monday for regulators to say definitively whether there are problems — and put a stop to the controversy. … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading Gives Trouble to Everyone

As reported by Fox Business’ Jon C. Ogg, it looks look your fears that high frequency trading (HFT) screwing up the markets are correct.  We have often wondered how this benefits anyone other than the high frequency trading‘s and the exchanges.  … Continue reading

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Trichet urges national regulators greater HFT scrutiny

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet has urged regulators to look into market stability risks posed by high frequency traders. In a speech hailing new international regulations, Trichet urged national regulators not to relent in their implementation of a number … Continue reading

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Important To Know About High-Frequency Trading

As reported in The New York Times, computerized trading of stocks first became a significant part of the Wall Street scene in the 1980s, when it was blamed for exacerbating the market plunges in October 1987. Since then, the computers … Continue reading

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A Move to Electronic Trading, as the EU Competition Law Set To Boost High-Speed Trading

As reported by Financial News’ Tom Osborn, in a study on the European equity options market, Will Rhode, an analyst with research firm Tabb Group, said a move to electronic trading would allow high speed trading firms to implement their … Continue reading

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