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BLOOMBERG: CFTC Seeks Comment on Potential High-Speed Trading Curbs

As reported by Bloomberg’s Silla Brush, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is seeking comment on whether to require registration for automated trading firms, taking a first step in potential restrictions on high-speed and algorithmic derivatives trading. CFTC members … Continue reading

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Commissioner Bart Chilton, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Returning to World’s Most Influential High Frequency Trading Conference

Commissioner Bart Chilton, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will return this fall to Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012, “How Traders, Brokers, Exchanges and Dark Pools Navigate the Most Challenging Regulatory Landscape”. This conference will provide attendees in New … Continue reading

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High-frequency Speed Trader Optiver Pays $14 Million in Oil Manipulation Case

Reuters reported that U.S. regulators had claimed their first victory in a four-year old effort to crack down on oil market manipulation on Thursday, announcing a $14 million settlement with high-frequency trading firm Optiver. In a ruling that came just … Continue reading

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CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler, Top U.S. Regulator: Widenning Day-to-day Monitoring of HFT Commodities and Futures Trading

A top U.S. regulator said his agency plans to widen day-to-day monitoring of the commodities and futures markets, targeting the high-speed trading firms that are a growing force, as reported The Wall Street Journal. Instead of just policing completed futures … Continue reading

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