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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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How does society benefit from the High-Frequency Trading?

According to U.S. News, three and a half years have passed since the afternoon when the stock markets went into a trillion-dollar free fall and just as suddenly reversed course, recovering 80 percent of that loss. It all happened in … Continue reading

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Investors Unlikely to Beat Computers in New Era of Trading

Mark Hulbert from WSJ observes that it has always been difficult for investors to consistently beat index funds. It has been nearly impossible lately. And there’s a double whammy: The small number of advisers who outperform the market rarely can … Continue reading

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Berkshire’s Munger: High-Frequency Trading ‘Basically Evil’

Events in Europe are a great example of bankers gone wild and you simply can’t trust them, said Warren Buffett’s right-hand man Charlie Munger. Munger was also extremely critical of high-frequency trading. “I think the long term investor is not … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett to HFT Critics: “It Doesn’t Make a Difference if You Own Stocks for a Long Period of Time”

Barron’s After announcing 2012 results on Friday, Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett made one of his regular stops on CNBC, speaking with Becky Quick about all manner of stock-market related issues. On high-frequency trading, and whether it hurts main street … Continue reading

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Should we worry about high-frequency trading?

As reported from Scott Phillips, ever since the meltdown at the US firm Knight Capital last month, the debate over high-frequency trading has exploded. In short form, high-frequency trading is a flavour of trading that leverages computers and the speed of … Continue reading

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Why Warren Buffett Thinks Flash Crash Didn’t Raise Any Fundamental Questions About the Markets

Legendary investor Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, didn’t seem particularly concerned about the Flash Crash on May 6th. Why this is relevant for high-frequency traders will be debated at High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), “Practical Implementation of High-Frequency … Continue reading

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