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Getco Newly Public in Knight Cuts High-Frequency Focus, CEO Says

Getco LLC, publicly traded for the first time as KCG Holdings Inc. after acquiring Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG), will see its focus on high-frequency trading reduced by the merger, according to the chief executive officer. The Chicago-based firm is evolving … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading Firm Getco Reported Earnings For The First Time, And It Was A Massacre

According to Business Insider’s Linette Lopez, Getco, the high frequency trading firm that bought Knight Capital last year, reported earnings for the first time yesterday, and it was total carnage. The company’s profits were down 82% from this time last year because the … Continue reading

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Regulation Should Leave Market Microstructure Alone, Says Philippe Guillot, Financial Markets Chief

(February 14, 2013, New York)According to Waters Technology’s Steve Dew-Jones, Regulators are giving Mifid I—which increased competition—a vote of confidence, but are also highlighting the increased complexity and unintended consequences that followed the legislation. In this regard, Philippe Guillot, executive … Continue reading

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After Knight Capital, Here’s What You Need To Worry About From High-Frequency Trading

Ever since the meltdown at Knight Capital earlier this month, the debate over high-frequency trading has exploded. Reported by Matt Koppenheffer, The Motley Fool, in short form, high-frequency trading is a flavor of trading that leverages computers and the speed of super-fast data … Continue reading

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