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High-Frequency Trading in India Set to Double as Goldman, Nomura Fight for Pennies

As reported by Bloomberg’s Santanu Chakraborty High-frequency trading in India’s $1.5 trillion stock market may double to half of all orders within three years as demand for speedier execution surges, according to the Bombay Stock Exchange. Automated programs carry out … Continue reading

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Today Online’s Take on Promoting High-Frequency Trading in Singapore

As reported by Today Online’s Alex Lew and Leong Sze Hian, there may be many disadvantages to promoting high-frequency trading here. For a start, it may be a myth that high-frequency trading increases market liquidity. High-frequency traders often buy and … Continue reading

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How High-Frequency Trading and the Speed Traders are Changing Wall Street

As reported by NPR, on May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped hundreds of points in a matter of minutes — and then recovered moments later. Known as the “flash crash,” the incident sparked congressional hearings as well … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading: Angel, Demon or Just Different?

As wrote by Steve Zwick from futuresmag, Mike O’Hara has interviewed scores of traders, connectivity providers, academics and exchange operators for his web site, the High Frequency Trading Review. He always opens his interviews with the same question: “What is … Continue reading

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Kauffman Declares ETFs Riskier to Markets Than High-Frequency Trading

Exchange-traded funds, not high- frequency trading, pose the greatest danger to stock-market stability and may trigger more disruptions like the May 6 selloff, according to the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City. High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), “Practical Implementation of … Continue reading

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Northwestern University Researcher Proves that High-Frequency Trading Tends to Improve Market Quality

Jonathan Brogaard, a Ph.D. candidate at Northwestern University’s  Kellogg School of Management, who has studied high-frequency trading in great detail, has concluded that high-frequency trading only makes the markets more efficient. Golden Networking‘s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), “Practical … Continue reading

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What It Takes to Get into High-Frequency Trading, Not Much, says Lakeview’s Peter van Kleef

Not much is required to get into high-frequency trading these days, according to Peter van Kleef, Chief Executive Officer of Lakeview Arbitrage, in an interview published by FX Trader Magazine. Mr. van Kleef will be leading High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop … Continue reading

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EU Commission Love-Hate Relationship with High-Frequency Trading

High-frequency trading of stocks requires more regulation given the risks it poses, Michel Barnier, the commissioner for internal markets and services at the European Commission, said on Tuesday, adding he will work with U.S. regulators to craft new rules. How … Continue reading

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Getco Asia Ready to Jump into High-Frequency Trading Shores in Singapore

As reported by the Financial Times, US proprietary trading and market-making firm Getco has been confirmed as a member of SGX, the Singapore Exchange, as high-frequency trading firms gear up for the Asian market. This new frontier will be further … Continue reading

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Letting the Machines Decide

Scott Patterson, journalist with The Wall Street Journal and speaker at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, reports about a hedge fund started by four young math wizards that is using a branch of artificial intelligence, called “computer learning,” to make investment decisions. Continue reading

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