Tag Archives: BATS

Why Putting a Speed Limit on the Stock Market?

According to The New York News, when Brad Katsuyama was running the U.S. trading desk for the Royal Bank of Canada, his clients would send in orders every day, but every day, when Katsuyama went to buy or sell, something … Continue reading

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Nasdaq Glitch Prompts Two-hour Shutdown and Fears Over Stability

The Guardian reports that a glitch in the Nasdaq stock market resulted in an unprecedented shutdown of trading of over 2,000 major US stocks and options for more than two hours, creating confusion around the shares of the biggest companies … Continue reading

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Trading Halted in Nasdaq Securities like Facebook, Microsoft and Apple… Did the NASDAQ Guys Read Knightmare on Wall Street?

According to The Wall Street Journal, U.S. stock exchanges on Thursday just halted trading in all securities listed on NASDAQ because of a technical issue, exchange officials said. NASDAQ announced the halt at 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, and other exchanges … Continue reading

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Knightmare on Wall Street Book Review: How Knight Capital Fumbled its Best Opportunity to Shine

Ever since the Knight Capital trading disaster broke in August 1, 2012, investors and traders have been morbidly fascinated by the incident. How had so sophisticated a company managed to burn though $440 million in a bit more than half … Continue reading

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The A to Z of high frequency trading

The financial markets can be bewildering places for the uninitiated to get to grips with – and the fact that they enjoy their own vocabulary doesn’t help. Some of the terms are off-puttingly technical, while others have a certain descriptive … Continue reading

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Commissioner Bart Chilton, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Returning to World’s Most Influential High Frequency Trading Conference

Commissioner Bart Chilton, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will return this fall to Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012, “How Traders, Brokers, Exchanges and Dark Pools Navigate the Most Challenging Regulatory Landscape”. This conference will provide attendees in New … Continue reading

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BATS Chief on Friday’s Troubles: ‘My Stomach Sank’

As reported by Michael de la Merced from The New York Times, Friday morning did not go quite the way Joe Ratterman had expected. After months of planning and anticipation, BATS Global Markets would finally go public. Among the unique … Continue reading

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What Happened with BATS? Hear it from CEO, President and Chairman, Joe Ratterman

Dear BATS Customers and Members of the Trading Community, It is with great humility that I write to you for the first time in quite some while. As you are probably aware, we have been working towards a planned IPO … Continue reading

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Myricom Gets Win On Wall Street

A piece of top news was reported, Arcadia-based Myricom, which develops specialized, 10-Gigabit Etherent adapters targeted at low latency applications like financial trading, reported a win today at Trading PHysics, a provider of analytics software and market data delivery systems. … Continue reading

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The High Beta, High Volume Stocks that High Frequency Trading Systems Can’t Get Enough Of

A revealing new report done by the staff over at The Motley Fool breaks down the numbers behind the stocks traded most frequently by high frequency traders. The stocks that made each of the NYSE, Nasdaq and the BATS exchange … Continue reading

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