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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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SEC’s Hired Gun on High-Frequency Trading Gets Permanent Role

According to Bloomberg’s Dave Michaels, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has promoted its computer-trading specialist, boosting his office’s effort to scrutinize rapid-fire trading’s impact on equity markets. Gregg E. Berman, who holds a doctorate in physics from Princeton University, … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading: Clear and Present Danger?

According to Fox Business’s Adam Shapiro, which sounds more risky: driving a race car 200 miles per hour on the Massachusetts Turnpike, or trying to trade stocks from your home computer while competing against high frequency trading (HFT) — the … 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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Institutional Traders Intrigued About High-Frequency Traders

Large institutional traders around the world are concerned about the impact that high-frequency trading has on the equity markets, according to a new survey by Liquidnet Inc., an alternative-trading service. Two-thirds of mutual, pension and hedge fund traders said that … Continue reading

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For Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, S&P Debt Downgrade Wake-Up Call to Get Serious about U.S. Economy

Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), wrote on Modern Finance Report (http://www.modernfinancereport.com) that he would not be inclined to kill the messenger … Continue reading

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