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Michael Lewis is wrong, says Knightmare on Wall Street’s Edgar Perez: Markets are not any more ‘RIGGED’ than before

According to Edgar Perez, author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, stock markets are not any more ‘rigged’ than at the beginning of financial trading. He sustains … Continue reading

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The pursuit of trading speed takes to the air

Balloons, drones and low earth-orbiting satellites – these could be the next weapons in the battle to squeeze every last microsecond out of a trade execution. Hugh Cumberland, a solution manager at connectivity provider Colt, said: “It may sound like … 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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Azul Systems Brings the Best Java for Big Data and Real-Time Analytics to HFT Leaders Forum 2013, Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference

Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced its sponsorship of the most influential high-frequency trading conference in the world, Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London, March 21. Anyone interested or involved in high-frequency trading … Continue reading

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What the Foresight Report Tells us About the Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets

A key message coming from the widely-read Foresight Report entitled The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets (2012), prepared by The Government Office for Science, London, indicates that high frequency trading (HFT) and algorithmic trading (AT) may have several … Continue reading

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How Quality Management System AT 9000 Can Make Automated and High-Frequency Trading Safer?

Financial markets are critical for the growth and prosperity of all economies. Real-time automated trading systems are integral to these markets.  However, neither the technology nor market operations underlying automated trading is infallible. Therefore, it is the responsibility and self-interest … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading to generate $2B this year

According to Life Health Pro’s Warren S. Hersch, High-frequently trading will generate $2 billion in in revenue in 2013, according to a new report. TABB Group, New York, published this finding in a summary of results from a survey on … Continue reading

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For Some, High Frequency Trading Breeds Unfairness

The stock market is rigged to help the rich and powerful who have access to high frequency trading algorithms– and regulators are doing little to help individual investors. The only way to avoid this hazard is not to trade a … Continue reading

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German government to agree law on high-speed trading

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition will on Monday decide on changes to a draft law to clamp down on ultra-fast trading on stock exchanges, which it sees as stoking excessive market turbulence. High-frequency traders use computer algorithms … Continue reading

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Another study weighs in on high-frequency trading

According Fierce Finance IT’s Jim Kim,  There has been no shortage of academic and government research work when it comes to high-frequency trading. A recent study by a top government economist found that the benefits of such trading are dubious and perhaps … Continue reading

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