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Why Market Microstructure Matters in High-Frequency Trading

Market microstructure deals with the trading of financial assets and the evolution of asset prices by taking into account of transaction costs, incomplete information, and heterogeneous expectations. The study of market microstructure requires transaction level data (intraday) that allows examination … Continue reading

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The Best Places in the World for Ultra High-Frequency Trading

The best places for ultra high-frequency trading might be an empty lot in Uzbekistan or a barge anchored miles off Chile’s southern coast. A new analysis, to be discussed at High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), organized by Golden Networking … Continue reading

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Forget the Trading Floor, the Money-Making Spot is in the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean

Forget the trading floor—in the future, an empty lot in Uzbekistan or a barge anchored miles off Chile’s southern coast may be the most lucrative spot for playing the market. A new analysis, to be discussed at Golden Networking‘s High-Frequency … 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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Why Warren Buffett Thinks Flash Crash Didn’t Raise Any Fundamental Questions About the Markets

Legendary investor Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, didn’t seem particularly concerned about the Flash Crash on May 6th. Why this is relevant for high-frequency traders will be debated at High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 (http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com), “Practical Implementation of High-Frequency … Continue reading

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Why Paul Tudor Jones is Imploring Regulators to Impose Price Limits?

As reported in the Financial Times, this week, Paul Tudor Jones, the legendary hedge fund manager, delivered a passionate speech to a CME conference in Florida, which argued that the crucial problem bedeviling all markets these days is a lack … Continue reading

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Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 in London, New York, Dubai and Hong Kong, October 2010

“Practical Implementation of High-Frequency Trading Strategies” will be the theme at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010, in London, October 4 & 5 2010, New York, October 7 & 8 2010, Dubai, October 25 & 26 2010, and Hong Kong, October 28 & 29 2010.

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Garrett Nenner, Managing Director, Momentum Trading Partners, Opening Keynote Speaker at Golden Networking’s Derivatives Leaders Forum 2010

Garrett Nenner, Managing Director, Global Markets, Momentum Trading Partners, Keynote Speaker at Derivatives Leaders Forum 2010, “Strategies for Increasing Profits under an Evolving Regulatory Framework” (http://www.DerivativesLeadersForum.com), July 22nd, New York City Continue reading

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Did Senator Kaufman have a point about monitoring high-frequency trading?

The SEC needs to understand high-frequency trading no more than they need to understand trading in general, before making any attempts to regulate it. Regulations have been in place for decades, yet, trading exchanges and their participants have evolved quickly in the last decade, and therefore it is reasonable to expect that some monitoring procedures of the past need to be revisited. Yes, Senator Kaufman had a point, strengthening the monitoring of not only high-frequency, algorithmic or electronic trading but trading in general; Bernie Madoff was certainly not a high-frequency trader. Continue reading

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