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Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders, on The Perennial Profit Challenge: 2013 Roadmap for World Exchanges

Financial exchanges play a vital role in economic development as one of the primary tools for the allocation of capital in both developed economies and emerging ones. The indices created using the platforms provided by global exchanges are used by … Continue reading

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Germany Eyes Clampdown on High-Frequency Trading

BERLIN (AP) — The German government plans to propose tighter regulation of computer-driven high-frequency trading on financial markets, a practise that has been blamed for undue spikes and drops in markets. Germany’s Finance Ministry said Tuesday a draft law will … Continue reading

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Gaming the High Frequency Trading Programs (HFTs) for Fun

There has been much debate and controversy about the negative effects of high frequency trading programs (HFTs).  The arguments range from stealing market liquidity, price manipulation, and unnecessary volatility to being responsible for the flash crash.  While there are many negatives to … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading: Made-up and Real

Opinions on high-frequency trading still run the gamut. On one end of the spectrum we find individuals such as Mark Cuban, a successful Dallas-based businessman, who recently proclaimed that he is afraid of high-frequency traders. Mr. Cuban’s fears are based … Continue reading

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Is Fed Making Life Tougher for High-Speed Traders?

…High-frequency traders use computer programs based on mathematical algorithms to trade at rapid speed, capitalizing often on tiny moves in stock prices. The industry itself has received widespread blame for market instability. A report in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, for instance, … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading Faces Curbs

TREASURY and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission are working on increasing the charges imposed on stock orders to impede the increase in high-frequency trades on the Australian Securities Exchange. The move won’t come into effect until July next year, … Continue reading

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美高频交易专家: 速度与策略决定成败

2008年金融危机以来,许多对冲基金纷纷倒闭,投资者们也谨慎地捂紧钱袋,然而,有一种交易模式却在不断扩张,以它为商业模式的基金也如雨后春笋,这就 是高频交易(High-Frequency Trading)。这种盈利模式的核心竞争力在哪里,前景又如何? 2008年金融危机以来,许多对冲基金纷纷倒闭,投资者们也谨慎地捂紧钱袋,然而,有一种交易模式却在不断扩张,以它为商业模式的基金也如雨后春笋,这就是高频交易(High-Frequency Trading)。这种盈利模式的核心竞争力在哪里,前景又如何? 近日,美国高频交易专家、《交易快手:透视正在改变投资世界的新兴高频交易》作者埃德加·佩雷斯(Edgar Perez)接受第一财经日报《财商》记者专访。他表示,实现毫秒或微秒交易的速度是高频交易的核心竞争力。目前,在发达的市场如美国和欧洲,高频交易已 占到交易量的一半以上。而假以时日,中国有望成为世界上最大的高频交易市场。 Read More

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CFTC Working Group Tries to Define High Frequency Trading

The Technology Advisory Committee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission met on June 20 to discuss, among other matters, the proper definition for high frequency trading. They were there to hear from four working groups. The first of these – … Continue reading

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NYSE plan angers brokers

The New York Stock Exchange has sparked a storm in the US stock trading community with an effort to lure more retail investors with better prices on trades through a program that mimics the so-called dark pools used by large … Continue reading

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Dutch HFT firm slapped with Hong Kong fine

Tim Cave from Financial News reported this morning that IMC, the Amsterdam-based high-frequency trading firm, has been fined by Hong Kong’s financial regulator, just a month after it decided to close down its operations in the region. , known as … Continue reading

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