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Supercomputers VS High-Frequency Trading: Analysis Leads to New Regulatory Law

According to ScienceWorldReport, When there’s money to be made, most loopholes have already been  explored and exploited – but emerging technologies are changing the  game, creating new opportunities for moneymakers and headaches for  regulators. To counter this, researchers are now … Continue reading

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Markets Evolve, as Does Financial Fraud

According to Dealbook, It is usually the case that there are not new frauds, just new avenues for deception. As the financial world has evolved into a high-speed race to trade assets while investment strategies are kept secret, both regulators … Continue reading

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BIOS IT launches ultra-fast server solution for high frequency trading at Low Latency Summit New York

According to SourceWire, BIOS IT, a partner of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), is proud to announce the availability of the next generation of Hyper-Speed Solutions, designed to deliver ultra-fast high performance for high frequency trading and other mission … Continue reading

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SAC Charges Another Win for Machines Over Human Traders

In pursuing and winning an indictment of SAC Capital Advisors LP, federal prosecutors are intent on shuttering one of the largest and most successful stock-trading hedge-fund firms in Wall Street history. If they succeed, it will also mark the effective … Continue reading

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Traders attack plans for UK tax on HFT

Senior traders and analysts have strongly criticised plans for a UK financial transactions tax on high frequency trading, which was proposed today by a group UK MPs conducting a study into the Kay review on UK equity markets. The UK’s … Continue reading

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High frequency trader fined more than $3m by regulators

Financial regulators in the UK and US have fined a high frequency trader and his firm more than $3m (£1.95m) for manipulating commodities markets. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined Michael Coscia $903,176, while two US regulators levied the … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading firm Panther Energy fined in ‘spoofing’ case

A high-speed trading firm in New Jersey and its owner agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle federal charges that they used a disruptive market trading practice that was banned by Congress when it passed a major financial overhaul measure three … Continue reading

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U.S. regulators scrutinize risk controls for high-frequency trading

NEW YORK –  U.S. regulators are taking a deep look at automated trading firms to determine whether adequate risk controls are in place to prevent major technology glitches or at least minimize their impact. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Traders’ Safeguards Come Under Scrutiny

WASHINGTON—A raft of computer glitches that have plagued markets in recent years amid a burst of high-speed trading is sparking a widening crackdown by Wall Street overseers. Regulators are focusing on the complex computer systems deployed by high-frequency trading firms, … 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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