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Unacceptable Options OPRA Trading Halt due to Software Upgrade at NYSE

The trading halt across U.S. options markets on Monday was due to a bug in new software being rolled out, a unit of NYSE Euronext (NYX.N), which operates the system, said on Tuesday, which was reported by Reuters. NYSE said … Continue reading

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REUTERS: SEC Talks on Nasdaq Failure to Focus on Backing up System

According to Reuters’ Herbert Lash and John McCrank, federal regulators and stock exchange executives are likely to focus on the stock quotes processor behind Nasdaq’s trading halt last month, but a quick resolution of system outages or market weak spots … 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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Miss It at Your Own Risk: High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour in New York City, June 13

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails, and for a Unique Presentation From 6PM to 7PM, June 13 (June 12, 2012, New York) Is China … Continue reading

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Dubai Stocks Snap Five-Day Gain On Spain Debt Risk

Bloomberg News – By Zahra Hankir – June 12, 2012 Dubai’s shares snapped a five-day rally, leading a drop among Persian Gulf markets, as optimism that the bailout of Spain’s banks will stem Europe’s financial crisis faded, cutting demand for … Continue reading

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Asian Stocks Decline On Doubt Over Spain’s Bailout Plan

Bloomberg News – By Jonathan Burgos and Adam Haigh – June 12, 2012 Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index retreating from a two week high, as surging Spanish bond yields stoked concern that a bailout for the nation’s … Continue reading

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Overview of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 China With Edgar Perez at High Frequency Trading Happy Hour

After The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 in Beijing and Shanghai, May 30 and June 6 respectively, Mr. Edgar Perez will Present ‘HFT in China: Mirage or Reality’, at High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, June 13, 6PM – 9PM (June 12, 2012, … Continue reading

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Review of Speed Trading in China at High Frequency Trading Happy Hour

After The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 in Beijing and Shanghai, Mr. Edgar Perez will Present ‘HFT in China: Mirage or Reality’, at High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, June 13, (http://www.HFTHappyHour.com) (June 11, 2012, New York) Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The … Continue reading

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