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Why does Singapore Exchange Seek High-Frequency Traders?

According to Bloomberg, Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX), Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse operator, wants to lure more high-speed traders on to its stock market as it grapples with lower volume. Computerized trading firms, which execute transactions in fractions of a second, account for … Continue reading

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While Infinium Starts Talks on Tie-up, Knight Founders Join Knightmare’s Book Launch Party

While Infinium Capital Management is in talks to acquire a strategic partner, as reported by Reuters, founders of Knight Capital will be in attendance today at the book launch party for Knightmare on Wall Street, Edgar Perez’s latest book about … Continue reading

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Nasdaq Eyes Opportunity as Fixed Income Slips Toward Electronic Trading

Julie Segal writes for Institutional Investor that Nasdaq, once known as the stock home for young technology companies, is making a bid to become a major player in the electronic trading of fixed-income securities. The move is a logical one … Continue reading

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Despite Risks, Brazil Courts the Millisecond Investor

Dan Horch reports in NY Times that, at a time when the mere phrase “high-frequency trading” makes some investors queasy, Brazil’s stock exchange is putting out the digital welcome mat. In recent years, the BM&F Bovespa stock exchange in São … Continue reading

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High Speed Traders Exploit Loophole of CME Computer System

High-speed traders are using a hidden facet of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s CME -1.13% computer system to trade on the direction of the futures market before other investors get the same information. Using powerful computers, high-speed traders are trying to … 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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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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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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Knowledge@Wharton on High-speed Trading: Is It Time to Apply the Brakes?

How fast is high-frequency stock trading? In the time it takes to read this sentence, tens of thousands of high-speed, computer-automated transactions can occur. Winning traders edge out rivals by intervals measured in nanoseconds. Fans of the practice say that high-frequency … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading Creates Roller Coaster Ride

The stock market took a roller coaster ride last week, moving alternatively up and down by greater than 4% by the end of every day of trading. As reported by Travis Flenniken of the Times Free Press, many cite the … Continue reading

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