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U.S. Regulators Investigating if High-frequency Traders are Distorting Stock and Futures Markets: ‘Wash Trades’

According to The Wall Street Journal’s Scott Patterson, Jenny Strasburg and Jamila Trindle, U.S. regulators are investigating whether high-frequency traders are routinely distorting stock and futures markets by illegally acting as buyer and seller in the same transactions, according to … Continue reading

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Trichet urges national regulators greater HFT scrutiny

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet has urged regulators to look into market stability risks posed by high frequency traders. In a speech hailing new international regulations, Trichet urged national regulators not to relent in their implementation of a number … Continue reading

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