Tag Archives: Dark Pools

Michael Lewis is wrong, says Knightmare on Wall Street’s Edgar Perez: Markets are not any more ‘RIGGED’ than before

According to Edgar Perez, author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, stock markets are not any more ‘rigged’ than at the beginning of financial trading. He sustains … Continue reading

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“Dark pools”, Private “Off-the-record” Buying and Selling of Corporate Stocks, Run Deep in Financial Markets

Richard Scamehorn writes that a Dark Pool has no formally designated name because it doesn’t exist as an entity. It only exists in the back rooms of investment bankers — notably in the largest participants, Credit Suisse Group AG, Barclays … Continue reading

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Alexander Fleiss, Presenter at HFT Conference in New York, Advocating Chile’s rising

Alexander Fleiss, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Rebellion Research, and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, says that Chile has shown tremendous progress since the financial crash of 2008. Overall GDP has grown by nearly 50% over the last five … Continue reading

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EU Agrees on Tighter Oversight of ‘Dark Pools’

European Union states reached a tentative deal Monday to tighten regulation of derivatives markets that sets finance ministers on a collision course with the European Parliament, opening the prospect of months of haggling over a compromise deal. The rules, known … Continue reading

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Despite Risks, Brazil Courts the Millisecond Investor

Dan Horch reports in NY Times that, at a time when the mere phrase “high-frequency trading” makes some investors queasy, Brazil’s stock exchange is putting out the digital welcome mat. In recent years, the BM&F Bovespa stock exchange in São … Continue reading

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ASIC Claims Fears about High-Frequency Traders in Australia Appear to be Largely Exaggerated

The corporate regulator says fears about high-frequency traders in Australia appear to be largely exaggerated, but some trading practices are forms of market manipulation. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released its much anticipated report on the impact of … Continue reading

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Call to regulate HFT, dark pool trading venues

According to Andrew White, Retail fund managers have called for high-frequency traders and operators of off-market or “dark” trading venues to be brought into the regulatory net to avoid compromising the integrity of the sharemarket. The Financial Services Council also … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading, flash crashes & regulation

Prof. Philip Treleaven, Director at UCL for Financial Computing, and UCL Professor of Computing, has written an interesting article on High-Frequency Trading. Below are some key aspects of the article, as well as the the link to the full document. … Continue reading

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FINRA To Crack Down On Dark Pools, High Frequency Trading

According to  Michelle Jones, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, said it is expanding its oversight of private trading venues known as “dark pools.” The regulator will also keep closer tabs on rapid-fire trades. Private trading venues known as “dark pools” … Continue reading

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Knowledge@Wharton on High-speed Trading: Is It Time to Apply the Brakes?

How fast is high-frequency stock trading? In the time it takes to read this sentence, tens of thousands of high-speed, computer-automated transactions can occur. Winning traders edge out rivals by intervals measured in nanoseconds. Fans of the practice say that high-frequency … Continue reading

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