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Why does Singapore Exchange Seek High-Frequency Traders?

According to Bloomberg, Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX), Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse operator, wants to lure more high-speed traders on to its stock market as it grapples with lower volume. Computerized trading firms, which execute transactions in fractions of a second, account for … 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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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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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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Taming the High-Speed Traders

High-frequency trading, which dominates the market in the United States, and has been associated with some high-profile problems in this country, is getting more oversight abroad, in places like Germany, Australia and Canada. As Nathaniel Popper of The New York Times puts it, … Continue reading

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Key Mifid (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) II vote delayed by European Parliament’s Committee

Based on Tim Cave and Michelle Price from Financial News, A key vote due to take place next week on Mifid II, one of Europe’s most far-reaching pieces of securities reform to date, has been postponed until at least September, … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Heads for Best Week in 2012 Ahead of Spain Talks

Bloomberg News – By Rita Nazareth – June 8, 2012 U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index toward its best week in 2012, as investors awaited weekend discussions of European finance officials for news of a potential … Continue reading

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Stocks Trading Higher On Wholesale Report

Associated Press – By Joshua Freed U.S. stocks reversed course and were trading higher after the release of government report showing that wholesale businesses restocked at a healthy pace in April, suggesting that second-quarter growth could be better than the … Continue reading

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Is Facebook A Black Eye For US Investors?: Survey

CNBC.com – By Steve Liesman – June 8, 2012 The Facebook IPO, which could have been a major black eye for the stock market, has instead turned out to have had little effect on American’s investment plans, according to the … Continue reading

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Wall Street Up On China Stimulus Hopes As Euro Zone Steadies

Reuters – By Chuck Mikolajczak           May 29, 2012 (Reuters) – Stocks rallied on Tuesday, with each of the major indexes up more than 1 percent, on hopes China may unleash more spending measures and Greek election polls pointing to … Continue reading

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