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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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Democrats Tom Harkin and Peter DeFazio Pushing Taxes on Stock Transactions: Cure-All for High Frequency Trading?

According to FOX Business, fueled by momentum in Europe, some U.S. lawmakers are looking to introduce a tax on stock transactions in an effort to discourage computerized trading that tends to increase volatility in the markets. It’s a move Democrats … Continue reading

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Average Holding Period for Stocks Rising

As reported by IrishTimes.com’s Proinsias O’Mahony, the average holding period for a stock is rising, according to US economics professor Michael Hudson – to 22 seconds, up from 20 in 2009. Foreign currency “investments” typically last just 30 seconds. How come? … Continue reading

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Not Another Flash-Crash…Yet: Trader

As reported by MarketWatch, so far there is no sign of a “flash-crash” like the one that rattled the markets worldwide more than one year ago on May 6, 2010. At least that’s the view of Joe Saluzzi, co-head of equity trading for … Continue reading

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The Impact of America Ceding Capitalism’s Bastion, New York Stock Exchange, to German Deutsche Boerse on High-Frequency Trading

As reported by Bloomberg’s  Bob Ivry, Whitney Kisling and Max Abelson, the 219-year-old symbol of American capitalism, now called NYSE Euronext, is about to complete a $9.42 billion merger with Deutsche Boerse AG (DB1) that will give the Frankfurt-based firm 60 percent … Continue reading

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