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Warren Buffett to HFT Critics: “It Doesn’t Make a Difference if You Own Stocks for a Long Period of Time”

Barron’s After announcing 2012 results on Friday, Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett made one of his regular stops on CNBC, speaking with Becky Quick about all manner of stock-market related issues. On high-frequency trading, and whether it hurts main street … Continue reading

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HFT Happy Hour Presents Maneet Ahuja, ‘The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds’, July 10

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Managers, Investors, Executives and Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails  Ms. Ahuja, author of recently published The Alpha Masters, will bring the secretive world … Continue reading

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SEC Could Seek Nasdaq Upgrading

Jenny Strasburg and Jacob Bunge of The Wall Street Journal report that Nasdaq OMX may be forced by securities regulators to upgrade its trading systems in the wake of last month’s glitch ridden stock sale by Facebook. The Securities and … Continue reading

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Cantor Fitzgerald Plans to Hire 1,000

Julie Steinberg of the Wall Street Journal reports that apparently it pays to be a small fish in a big pond. Cantor Fitzgerald, a smallish investment bank that’s private, still plans to hire 1,000 people in the next several years, … Continue reading

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Views From the Top: Discussing Changes to the World of Trading

Earlier this week, the Financial News reported that the world of trading is under attack on several fronts, as a slew of new rules from Dodd-Frank in the US and the international Basel III capital rules, to the European market … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds

Join hedge fund, alternative investments, private equity, high-frequency, algorithmic and proprietary trading managers, investors, executives and professionals from the most prestigious firms for networking, cocktails, and a unique presentation from author and CNBC Hedge Fund Specialist Maneet Ahuja on July 10th. … Continue reading

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China’s Stocks Rise for First Time in 8 Days on Europe Optimism

Zhang Shidong of Bloomberg News reports that China’s stocks rose for the first time in eight days on speculation the European debt crisis that has slowed global growth is easing after the region’s leaders agreed to ease repayment conditions for … Continue reading

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Citigroup Moves Trader Putcha to Help Internal Hedge Fund

Donal Griffin of Bloomberg News reports that Citigroup Inc. (C) has moved Ramakrishna Putcha, a former proprietary trader, into an internal hedge fund that makes bets with about $200 million of the firm’s money after the portfolio slid 14 percent … Continue reading

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Wall Street Rallies After EU Agreement

Rodrigo Campos of Reuters reports that Wall Street rallied on Friday, with major indexes trimming quarterly losses, after euro zone leaders agreed to allow rescue funds to be used to stabilize the region’s banks. Details of the agreement, which includes … Continue reading

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Euro Surges, Stocks Jump After Euro Zone Deal

Herbert Lash reports in Reuters today that the euro recovered nearly 2.0 percent and stocks on major bourses jumped on Friday after euro zone leaders agreed on measures to cut soaring regional borrowing costs in Italy and Spain, in addition … Continue reading

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