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Michael Lewis is wrong, says Knightmare on Wall Street’s Edgar Perez: Markets are not any more ‘RIGGED’ than before

According to Edgar Perez, author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, stock markets are not any more ‘rigged’ than at the beginning of financial trading. He sustains … Continue reading

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New Market Data Model Promises to Boost Trading Performance

Advanced Trading reported that, since the birth of electronic trading, financial firms have valued the competitive advantage provided by technologies that quickly access trading venues and deliver key market data feeds. As the industry has evolved, technological advances have radically … Continue reading

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When a virtual conclusion is not quite enough

Financial Times reported that, Sir, Leo Melamed (“Protect HFT cheetahs from regulatory poachers”, January 4) writes that high-frequency traders – known as market cheetahs – provide a vital service and chides critics for wanting to cage them. Mr Melamed claims that … Continue reading

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Algorithmic trading in energy markets

According to Energy Risk, Algorithmic traders are now a significant presence in energy markets. Alexander Osipovich explores how they’re changing the game for human traders. They made their debut on the stock market, and gained notoriety after the ‘Flash Crash’ of … Continue reading

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Mellanox Claims World’s Lowest Latency Solution for High-Frequency Trading

According to HPC Wire, Mellanox’s messaging acceleration software (VMA 6.0) delivers record-breaking performance for socket-based applications, including those used in financial services, transactional databases and in-memory caching. Read more

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Doubts raised over trading research

Financial News reported that, Sellside and buyside trading executives said the influential working paper entitled The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets, published by the Government Office for Science in September, “lacked breadth and depth” and “displayed a lack of … Continue reading

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HFT’s Hong Kong subsidiary to launch its first RMB mutual fund

According to The Asset, HFT Investment Management Co., Ltd.’s fully-owned Hong Kong subsidiary, HFT HK, was granted approval by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to launch its first renminbi mutual fund, the HFT (HK) China RMB fixed income fund. … Continue reading

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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

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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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