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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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High-Frequency Trading Expert to Bring Unique Speed Trading Workshop to Shanghai

The Speed Traders unveiled dates today for Edgar Perez’s full-day seminars, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX in Shanghai, September 5th, presentations that … Continue reading

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Knight Capital Mess Aside, High Frequency Trading Is Here To Stay

“The apparent trading error by Knight Capital Group…reflects the type of event that can raise concerns for investors about our nation’s equity markets,” said SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro in a statement on Friday. And it is, according to Forbes’s Chris Barth … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading in the Wall Street Journal: Traders See SEC Speed Trap

Investors and regulators blame high-speed traders and computer-driven exchanges for causing problems in the stock market, but some traders are saying the real culprit is the market’s own rules. The Securities and Exchange Commission instituted a broad set of rules … Continue reading

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Life After the “Flash Crash”: Book Excerpt from The Speed Traders, by Edgar Perez

After May 6, 2010, an abundance of unanswered questions remained as the entire financial world sought to find a reasonable explanation for the events that befell the market. Who or what was the culprit? Why did markets spin out of … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading in Bloomberg Businessweek: My Laser Is Faster Than Your Laser

A few weeks ago, Matthew Phillips wrote about Project Express, a new fiber-optic cable being built across the Atlantic that will give a select number of high-frequency traders a tiny speed advantage in trading times between New York and London. … Continue reading

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‘The Speed Traders’ Unveils Dates for Edgar Perez’s The Speed Traders Workshop 2012; China, Southeast Asia, Latin America and North America

The Speed Traders unveiled dates today for Edgar Perez’s full-day seminars, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX in Europe, presentations that will be … Continue reading

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US stocks jump after strong profits; Spain soothes

By Daniel Wagner from Bloomberg Businessweek Stocks stormed higher Tuesday after promising signals about the profitability of U.S. companies and a strong debt auction by Spain. The Dow Jones industrial average rose for the fourth day in five and posted … Continue reading

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Azul Systems Delivers Best-in-Breed Solution for Ultra-Low-Latency Financial Systems

SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — North American Trading Architecture Summit, NYC — Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced a partnership with a leading-edge solution provider to deliver predictable performance in … Continue reading

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Quote MTF venue to block unwanted bids

By Philip Stafford from Trading Technology Quote MTF is to launch a share trading platform that allows users to block unwanted interest amid signs of growing industry momentum to offer investors greater choice over their electronic trading counterparty. The move by … Continue reading

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