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High Frequency Trading: Clear and Present Danger?

According to huffingtonpost: As we look back on 2013, it has certainly been a year of increasing scrutiny and criticism of capital markets trading participants. One particular area of focus is so-called “High Frequency Trading” (HFT), the practice of automated … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading activity in Canada appears to have declined: IIROC

According to theprovince.com, High-frequency trading activity in Canada appears to have declined since regulators began studying the lightning-fast trading strategies a couple of years ago. The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada released interim results Thursday of a large-scale study … Continue reading

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Supercomputers VS High-Frequency Trading: Analysis Leads to New Regulatory Law

According to ScienceWorldReport, When there’s money to be made, most loopholes have already been  explored and exploited – but emerging technologies are changing the  game, creating new opportunities for moneymakers and headaches for  regulators. To counter this, researchers are now … Continue reading

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U.K. Lawmakers Urge Tax on High-Frequency Trading

The U.K. government should consider introducing a transaction tax on high-frequency trading to deter very short-term investors, a panel of lawmakers said. Such a levy could be used to help implement the findings of economist John Kay’s 2012 review of … Continue reading

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How to Survive in the Age of High-Frequency Trading

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The flash crash of 2010, which sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly plunging nearly 1,000 points, brought to public attention the growing influence that algorithmic trading can wield over the market. In the years following, mini flash crashes of … Continue reading

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High Frequency Traders Make The Markets Much More Liquid, Transparent, And Fair

Several years ago, when ‘high frequency’ trading first captured the imagination of the commentariat, I was on a radio show panel on which the health of the stock market was discussed. One participant, a fairly well known columnist for a … Continue reading

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