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Wall Street Group Puts Up Defense of High-Frequency Trading

According to The Wall Street Journal, Wall Street’s largest trade group wants to broaden the discussion surrounding high-frequency trading and its ramifications on investors and broader market structure. Read more Advertisements

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T. Rowe Price fears high-frequency computer trading

According to The Baltimore Sun, along with Europe’s financial crisis, Middle East unrest and sluggish U.S. growth, mutual-fund seller T. Rowe Price has identified a 2012 economic risk you probably haven’t thought about. Every day, Wall Street firms armed with secret software bombard … Continue reading

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Attention All Traders and Investors: How Are You Getting Pimped? Here’s How…. Read more: http://www.senseoncents.com/2012/01/attention-all-traders-and-investors-how-are-you-getting-pimped-heres-how/#ixzz1ioBLbYEO

Business Insider reported a commentary that, if you are an active trader or an investor, I STRONGLY recommend you read this commentary. If you merely care about our markets and economy, I also STRONGLY recommend you read it. Read more: 

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The unnatural communicator

Financial Times reported that, a few days before Don Wilson’s interview with the Financial Times, the head of DRW Trading, one of the biggest proprietary trading firms in Chicago, appeared on a panel to talk about high-frequency trading. Read more

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A Financial Transaction Tax Could Weed Out All The Pointless Trading

According to Business Insiders, their argument  against a tax boils down to the claim that a fee of 0.25% on each trade (which is the amount a bill going through the Senate would levy) would depress stock prices 10%, which … Continue reading

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Bloomberg View: Greece’s Least Bad Option; Trading, and Regulating, at Light Speed

According to Business Week, there’s a school of thought that Greece is destined for so much financial pain that it would be better off outside the euro system. The secessionists’ reasoning goes like this: Suppose Greece somehow resolves its short-term … Continue reading

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HFT Firms Brace for a New, Bolder SEC

Advanced Trading reported that, the unfolding new year could see the arrival of a new, more powerful Securities and Exchange Commission. Now we’ll have to see how high-frequency-trading firms react. Read more

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New levy by the federal government risks pushing traders into the shadows

WA Today reported that, a decision by the federal government to slug the stockbroking industry with a $22.8 million cost recovery levy for the industry’s supervision, effective from January 1, could push the risks of share trading into more opaque and … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Follies

Forbes reported that, a dark vulture hovers over markets, ready to swoop down and cause major damage to your portfolio. I’m speaking of high-frequency trading, or HFT, as it’s called. Dozens of firms, made up of scientists, information technology ­developers and … Continue reading

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High frequency trading doubles in Nordic markets

According to Wall Street Journal, high-frequency traders are continuing to build their presence on European stock markets with new data from Nasdaq OMX NDAQ +0.21% revealing that the firms doubled their trading activity on the operator’s Nordic markets during 2011. Read more

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