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RBC: offers explanation for apparent decline in high-frequency trading

According to financialpost.com: RBC Capital Markets is offering a simple explanation for why data released last week by the The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada appears to suggest high-frequency trading is in decline: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). In a … Continue reading

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Naked Access Attracts High-Frequency Traders, Gets Regulators’ Attention

Industry insiders and regulators debate whether pre-trade risk management is needed to monitor high-frequency buy-side traders that currently are enjoying unfettered access to markets. As Wall Street continues to rebuild from the ashes of the credit crisis and reassess its risk … Continue reading

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Wall St and Republicans Team Up to Curb CFTC

Reuters – By John Kemp – June 7, 2012 (Reuters) – Politics is brutal. Just how brutal became apparent Wednesday when Wall Street teamed up with Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives to emasculate the Commodity Futures Trading … Continue reading

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Labor Dept.: Trading Issues Spurred Changes In Jobs-Data Release

The Wall Street Journal – By Geoffrey Rogow – June 6, 2012 A Department of Labor official said planned changes in the release of the U.S. jobs report are aimed at addressing complications that have arisen as media companies have … Continue reading

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China is Not Ready for High-Frequency Trading: Official

May 17, 2012 – By Ma Nan (Morning Whistle.com) – China is not ready to introduce high-frequency trading (HFT), Wu Xiaoling, former deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, said at the 37th annual conference of the International Organization … Continue reading

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What If Speed Traders Competed on Price?

Bloomberg Businessweek                          By Matthew Philips – June 4, 2012 In high-frequency trading, speed means everything. With most firms using sophisticated trading algorithms to scour the stock market for tiny price differentials, the trick isn’t so much spotting the profit opportunity, … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading Likely to Increase by 400% in China by 2013

November 1, 2011 By Doug Friedenberg (AllAboutAlpha.com) – It is by now common knowledge that High Frequency Trading comprises 70 to 75% of market trading in North America and western Europe.  And it helps to remember that the primary usefulness … Continue reading

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The First High Frequency Trading Seminar in China, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, June 6 Mr. Edgar Perez, author, The Speed … Continue reading

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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam Stocks Drop on Global Growth Jitters

Reuters – By Asher Levine – June 1, 2012 SAO PAULO, June 1 (Reuters) – Latin American stocks dropped on Friday after the United States posted its weakest monthly job growth in a year and data showed Brazil‘s economy grew … Continue reading

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Nasdaq Plays Tough With Clients Angry Over Facebook

Reuters – By John McCrank                 June 1, 2012 (Reuters) – It’s crisis communications 101 for Corporate America: when a company bungles an event as big as the Facebook IPO, alienates customers, and spawns lawsuits and regulatory inquiries, the CEO apologizes … Continue reading

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