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The NYSE Gets Its Very Own Dark Pool

Paul Vigna from WSJ reported last night that Dark pools are going big time. The New York Stocks Exchange, with its folksy history (the buttonwood tree and all that), its historic trading floor, and its reputation as the responsible exchange, now has its … Continue reading

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Big Board’s New Dark-Pool Ammo: Sub-Penny Quotes

As Andrew Ackerman from WSJ has reported this morning, The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday approved a New York Stock Exchange initiative designed to help it compete better with the so-called dark pools that have taken business away from public … Continue reading

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FX High Frequency Trading-System Boom Fuels Liquidity Concerns

 EVA SZALAY from WSJ wrote an article on HFT on foreign exchange market this morning. New trading systems with big ambitions are springing up at the fastest clip in a decade. The aim: to reset the ways that banks trade with … Continue reading

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How do “Dark Pools” Threaten the Health of America’s Financial Markets?

Based on an article by Christopher Matthews, NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX Group – the corporate parents of the America’s biggest stock exchanges – headed to Capitol Hill this week to lobby regulators about a nefarious-sounding phenomenon spreading across Wall … Continue reading

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It’s time to bring ‘dark pools’ into the daylight

An interesting article on High Frequency Trading and the ” dark pool” it creates has been published by  Duncan L. Niederauer: The Greek elections, the Spanish economy and the viability of the euro have, understandably, become the financial stories of the summer. But in the US, … Continue reading

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Facebook IPO seized by post-capitalist High Frequency Tractor Beam

Bruce Sterling wrote an article analyzing the reason behind Facebook IPO mess. “No human being can comprehend that action in the tape,” says its creator, Dennis Dick, a proprietary trader and financial consultant. Dick has gotten used to seeing these … Continue reading

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Secret email lifts lid on rich-lister plans, court told

A breaking news this morning on Business Day titled “The cracking of an encrypted email breaks open a court case into super-fast traders.” writes Michael Evans. The email, titled ”things to do”, begins innocuously enough. “Ok Cats, We are 6 … Continue reading

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The New High Frequency Trading Landscape: Man Versus Machine

Based on  an article by Hilary Farrell and Benzinga Staff, Last week, 11 financial and Wall Street firms, including the Security Traders Association and NYSE-Euronext, issued problems on future practices for fair markets. Perhaps not surprisingly, the subject of high frequency trading came up … Continue reading

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Chatham-based Themis Trading leads charge on high-frequency trading

In a small office off Main Street in Chatham, nestled between the boutique bridal shop and a branch of the School of Rock, sit two of the biggest thorns in the side of Wall Street’s new norm. The office is … Continue reading

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What’s Behind High-Frequency Trading

In last week’s Wall Street Journal, Scott Patterson and Geoffrey Rogow had an interesting dialogue about the concept behind a hot topic- High- frequency trading. High-frequency trading, long an obscure corner of the market, has leapt into the spotlight this … Continue reading

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