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The Wall Street Journal: Deutsche Börse’s News Service for Traders Draws Scrutiny of Investigators

Brody Mullins and Scott Patterson report for The Wall Street Journal that several times a month, the Labor Department invites news reporters to a sealed room for an early look at soon-to-be-released reports such as the unemployment rate. One organization … Continue reading

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Data providers caught in regulatory speed trap

The regulatory spotlight has once again fallen on relationships between market infrastructure providers and high-frequency trading firms – a growing and influential tranche of the former’s client base. Thomson Reuters was this week forced to suspend its practice of sending … Continue reading

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Democrats Tom Harkin and Peter DeFazio Pushing Taxes on Stock Transactions: Cure-All for High Frequency Trading?

According to FOX Business, fueled by momentum in Europe, some U.S. lawmakers are looking to introduce a tax on stock transactions in an effort to discourage computerized trading that tends to increase volatility in the markets. It’s a move Democrats … Continue reading

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Deutsche Borse, Latest Exchange to Chase High-Frequency Trading Firms

According to the Financial News’ Tim Cave, Deutsche Börse has become the latest exchange to upgrade its technology in an attempt to win business from high-frequency trading firms, as the arms race among Europe’s stock markets and alternative trading venues … Continue reading

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Sell-Off Was Another ‘Flash Crash': Barton Biggs

As reported by CNBC’s Katie Little, Barton Biggs, a managing director with Traxis Partners, dismissed Thursday’s sell-off as “another Wall Street flash crash panic” and said that, despite the recent spate of weak data, he still believes the U.S. economy could … Continue reading

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NYSE Euronext Opens Up Co-location Services

According to FT’s Philip Stafford, NYSE Euronext has opened up its key European data centre near London to allow third-party co-location service providers to conduct trades without passing through the exchanges operator’s network. The move, affecting its Basildon data centre, comes as … Continue reading

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Getco Europe Profits Continue to Slide

As reported by FT’s Philip Stafford, profits in the European division of Getco, the US-based high-frequency trading firm, fell for a second successive year in a sign of the challenges facing the group in difficult trading conditions. Getco Europe reported … Continue reading

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Mexico Derivatives Market Sees High-Frequency Currency Trading Soon

As reported by Wall Street Journal, Mexico’s derivatives market could see its first high-frequency trading of its dollar futures contract in coming months as the local market enters the second phase of its tie-up with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange with north-south … Continue reading

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Data Management Fuels Front/Middle Office Convergence

As reported by WatersTechnology, unprecedented change is pushing the front and middle offices closer together. Sybase’s Sinan Baskan examines the new rules of the road. Risk management systems have been commonly positioned as part of the middle-office operation because they … Continue reading

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NYSE Euronext Expands Asia Technology Business

As reported by Business Standard, NYSE Euronext, an equity exchange, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Metabit, a Tokyo-based provider of high performance and exchange traded market access products throughout Japan and Asia. Normally, trading on the order book … Continue reading

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