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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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Knight Capital Expects Final Bids Soon from Rival Trading Firms Getco LLC and Virtu Financial LLC

Knight Capital expects to make a decision on its future ownership by early next week, according to people familiar with the matter. Rival trading firms Getco LLC and Virtu Financial LLC, which have submitted bids to buy the Jersey City, N.J., … Continue reading

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“Kill Switch” Proposal Gaining Strength as Trading Firms, Exchanges and Investors Meet with SEC Officials

The SEC Market Trading Technology Roundtable, which took place in Washington, has already generated a very rare joint letter by the major stock exchanges that proposes creating a “kill switch” in an effort to control runaway algorithms, among other issues. … Continue reading

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‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Author Speaking at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago

Edgar Perez, widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, and the forthcoming Knightmare … Continue reading

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HFTs Emerge From the Shadows

Today in the Financial News, Tim Cave reports that it was not so long ago that gaining access to high-frequency trading firms seemed almost as difficult as getting an audience with the Pope. How times have changed. As quickly as … Continue reading

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HFT Chief Confident of Reprieve on Mifid Rule

Michelle Price of Financial News writes that Europe’s top high-frequency trading chief has said he expects a new regulatory proposal, designed to rein-in HFT firms, to be dropped. Remco Lenterman, chairman of HFT trade body the European Principal Traders Association, … Continue reading

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HFT Happy Hour Presents Maneet Ahuja, ‘The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds’, July 10

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Managers, Investors, Executives and Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails  Ms. Ahuja, author of recently published The Alpha Masters, will bring the secretive world … Continue reading

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SEC Could Seek Nasdaq Upgrading

Jenny Strasburg and Jacob Bunge of The Wall Street Journal report that Nasdaq OMX may be forced by securities regulators to upgrade its trading systems in the wake of last month’s glitch ridden stock sale by Facebook. The Securities and … Continue reading

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Cantor Fitzgerald Plans to Hire 1,000

Julie Steinberg of the Wall Street Journal reports that apparently it pays to be a small fish in a big pond. Cantor Fitzgerald, a smallish investment bank that’s private, still plans to hire 1,000 people in the next several years, … Continue reading

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Views From the Top: Discussing Changes to the World of Trading

Earlier this week, the Financial News reported that the world of trading is under attack on several fronts, as a slew of new rules from Dodd-Frank in the US and the international Basel III capital rules, to the European market … Continue reading

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