Tag Archives: Ben Van Vliet

How Quality Management System AT 9000 Can Make Automated and High-Frequency Trading Safer?

Financial markets are critical for the growth and prosperity of all economies. Real-time automated trading systems are integral to these markets.  However, neither the technology nor market operations underlying automated trading is infallible. Therefore, it is the responsibility and self-interest … Continue reading

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Rare Opportunity to Meet Sovereign Wealth, Institutional and Angel Investors: High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011

It has been announced that Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 next week at the Flatotel in New York City will be a rare opportunity for managers and quants to meet with sovereign wealth, institutional and angel investors coming … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Speed Traders An Enlightening Book: Perez Illuminates the World of Speed

“Alternating between an annotated timeline of the development of high-frequency trading and interviews with top high-frequency traders, Perez illuminates the world of speed.” That is how Seeking Alpha’s Brenda Jubin starts her review of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look … Continue reading

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Kauffman Declares ETFs Riskier to Markets Than High-Frequency Trading

Exchange-traded funds, not high- frequency trading, pose the greatest danger to stock-market stability and may trigger more disruptions like the May 6 selloff, according to the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City. High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), “Practical Implementation of … Continue reading

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Bans “Naked Access” to Traders

In an attempt to prevent an electronic trading error from happening in the future, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finally voted in favor of banning “naked access” to traders. Why this is relevant to high-frequency traders will be explained … Continue reading

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Northwestern University Researcher Proves that High-Frequency Trading Tends to Improve Market Quality

Jonathan Brogaard, a Ph.D. candidate at Northwestern University’s  Kellogg School of Management, who has studied high-frequency trading in great detail, has concluded that high-frequency trading only makes the markets more efficient. Golden Networking‘s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), “Practical … Continue reading

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Forget the Trading Floor, the Money-Making Spot is in the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean

Forget the trading floor—in the future, an empty lot in Uzbekistan or a barge anchored miles off Chile’s southern coast may be the most lucrative spot for playing the market. A new analysis, to be discussed at Golden Networking‘s High-Frequency … Continue reading

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Is High-Frequency Trading Really Fast, Loose, and Out of Control as Newsweek Says?

Newsweek says “High-frequency traders, who on the whole have maintained a low profile, say that because their frenzied trading provides liquidity, they help markets run smoother, improving the environment for all investors. But combine the speed at which they operate, … Continue reading

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Why Paul Tudor Jones is Imploring Regulators to Impose Price Limits?

As reported in the Financial Times, this week, Paul Tudor Jones, the legendary hedge fund manager, delivered a passionate speech to a CME conference in Florida, which argued that the crucial problem bedeviling all markets these days is a lack … Continue reading

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Findings Regarding the Market Events of May 6, 2010 – Executive Summary

This is the Executive Summary of the report of the findings regarding the market events of May 6 by the staffs of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It was published in the agencies’ websites on October 1st. Continue reading

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