Category Archives: Treasury

BIOS IT launches ultra-fast server solution for high frequency trading at Low Latency Summit New York

According to SourceWire, BIOS IT, a partner of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), is proud to announce the availability of the next generation of Hyper-Speed Solutions, designed to deliver ultra-fast high performance for high frequency trading and other mission … Continue reading

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Germany Eyes Clampdown on High-Frequency Trading

BERLIN (AP) — The German government plans to propose tighter regulation of computer-driven high-frequency trading on financial markets, a practise that has been blamed for undue spikes and drops in markets. Germany’s Finance Ministry said Tuesday a draft law will … Continue reading

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For Superfast Stock Traders, a Way to Jump Ahead in Line

At issue is whether exchanges sometimes allow high-speed trading firms to trade ahead of less-sophisticated investors, potentially disadvantaging them and violating regulatory rules. The inclusion of Nasdaq and NYSE in this high-profile probe, and the role Mr. Bodek has played … Continue reading

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Is Fed Making Life Tougher for High-Speed Traders?

…High-frequency traders use computer programs based on mathematical algorithms to trade at rapid speed, capitalizing often on tiny moves in stock prices. The industry itself has received widespread blame for market instability. A report in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, for instance, … Continue reading

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The A to Z of high frequency trading

The financial markets can be bewildering places for the uninitiated to get to grips with – and the fact that they enjoy their own vocabulary doesn’t help. Some of the terms are off-puttingly technical, while others have a certain descriptive … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Traders Once Again Flat Out Buying Data Ahead of You

Fitch Ratings on Wednesday became the latest provider of market-moving news to streamline a path to high-frequency traders. In a contract announced Wednesday, German exchange operatorDeutsche Boerse AG DB1.XE +2.13% (DB1.XE) will now distribute a computer-readable “low-latency” version of Fitch’s ratings decisions. Clients … Continue reading

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Treasury Flash Crash Could Become Reality

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — In the new age of high speed trading, U.S. Treasuries could become the next flash crash victim. High-frequency trading now accounts for roughly 40% to 50% of the daily volume in Treasuries, compared to a “negligible … Continue reading

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