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High Frequency Trading: Clear and Present Danger?

According to huffingtonpost: As we look back on 2013, it has certainly been a year of increasing scrutiny and criticism of capital markets trading participants. One particular area of focus is so-called “High Frequency Trading” (HFT), the practice of automated … Continue reading

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How could the High-frequency Trades still be Profitable Facing EU Curbs Announced in Draft Deal?

According to Bloomberg, European Parliament lawmakers have reached a draft deal with national governments on high-frequency trading curbs as part of a push to toughen the bloc’s financial market rulebook, said the chief legislator working on the plans. “The negotiation team … Continue reading

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How to Survive in the Age of High-Frequency Trading

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The flash crash of 2010, which sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly plunging nearly 1,000 points, brought to public attention the growing influence that algorithmic trading can wield over the market. In the years following, mini flash crashes of … Continue reading

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Stocks Try to Regain Footing

U.S. stocks gyrated in skittish trading, as the market tried to regain its footing after a week of renewed angst over the Federal Reserve’s eventual wind-down of stimulus efforts. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 21 points, or 0.1%, to … Continue reading

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Financial Markets Are At Risk Of a ‘Big Data’ Crash

Maureen O’Hara from FT reports that regulators and investors are struggling to meet the challenges posed by high-frequency trading. This ultra-fast, computerised segment of finance now accounts for most trades. HFT also contributed to the “flash crash”, the sudden, vertiginous … Continue reading

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HFT Analysis: High Speed Trading a Stiff Challenge for SEC and CFTC Regulators

Christine Stebbins from Reuters reports that financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes. The latest alarm … Continue reading

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Top 25+ Finance and Investing Leaders Joining World’s Most Influential HFT Conference in London

“Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges” is the theme of High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.High-Frequency-Trading-Conference.com) forum that will provide attendees in London (March 21) with the most up-to-date review of where this ever-changing industry … Continue reading

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High-frequency Trading Rules Will Hurt German Liquidity, Exchanges Say

According to Bloomberg’s Jonathan Morgan, restrictions on the minimum time orders must be held in German equity markets would do little to increase safety, the nation’s exchanges said as lawmakers debated proposed legislation. “The political, easily understandable argument that the … Continue reading

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Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Urge Stricter Exchange Controls at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

Mr. Hirander Misra, Chairman of Forum Trading Solutions, will call for stricter exchange controls in the wake of “flash crash” events at Golden Networking‘s upcoming High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London. Mr. Hirander is the Chairman of trading technology provider Forum … Continue reading

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Orders System to Aid Trade Tracking

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule on Wednesday to require American stock exchanges and other markets to establish a uniform system for tracking all orders and trades. It said the requirement was aimed at making it easier for … Continue reading

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