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Colocation: The Root of All High-Frequency Trading Evil?

By Geoffrey Rogow Trading firms, from Wall Street banks to high-frequency hedge funds and market makers, spend millions each year to place their trading models right on exchange servers. It’s a big revenue generator for both traders and the exchanges, … 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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For Superfast Stock Traders, a Way to Jump Ahead in Line

At issue is whether exchanges sometimes allow high-speed trading firms to trade ahead of less-sophisticated investors, potentially disadvantaging them and violating regulatory rules. The inclusion of Nasdaq and NYSE in this high-profile probe, and the role Mr. Bodek has played … Continue reading

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WRAPUP 2 – Rapid Plunge In Oil Futures Leaves Traders Guessing

* Oil drops $4 a barrel in a quick burst of selling * White House denies speculation about SPR release * CFTC “looking into” oil market rout By Joshua Schneyer and Alexandra Alper New York/Washington, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Four … Continue reading

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Knight Capital Debacle: The Latest High-Frequency Nightmare

As reported by Mark Gongloff, maybe this is the fastest way to get high-frequency trading robots to stop ruining our stock market: Have them destroy each and every trading company that operates them. It might take that sort of carnage … Continue reading

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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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Paris traders brace for financial transactions tax

Lionel Laurent stated in a report for Reuters that French traders hoping for a summer break from the eurozone crisis are instead likely to be grappling with the fine print of a new tax on financial transactions, due to come … Continue reading

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Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai, Covered by China Business Network (CBN)

Edgar Perez援引数据介绍指出,目前在美国证券市场中的整体成交金额中有56%来自高频交易,而这种交易手法也是伴随着科技的发展、市场的竞争、以及监管政策的变化,在证券市场中自然演进所出现的。 高 频交易研究专家Edgar Perez近 日在与第一财经采访时表示,高频交易是一种专注于“速度(speed)”的投资方法,主要以先进的电脑技术和设备寻求在极短时间内的获利,然 而这种投资方法与巴菲特的“价值投资”哲学并不矛盾,亦有助投资者能跳出经济周期和宏观大环境的制约,寻找到不为外界环境所左右的“阿尔法”值(即超出市 场基准的收益回报)。 Edgar Perez援引数据介绍指出,目前在美国证券市场中的整体成交金额中有56%来自高频交易,而这种交易手法也是伴随着科技的发展、市场的竞争、以及监管政策的变化,在证券市场中自然演进所出现的。 Read More

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BNY ConvergEx Launches Algo Suites For Mexico and Brazil

By Cristina McEachern Gibbs – March 5, 2009 (Advanced Trading) – BNY ConvergEx has launched a suite of algorithms for both the Brazilian and Mexican markets. “It’s an interesting place to trade from an emerging markets perspective and from a … Continue reading

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UBS Launches Algorithmic Trading Into Mexico

High Frequency Traders – February 1, 2012 UBS today announced the launch of algorithmic trading for international clients trading equities on Bolsa Mexicana de Valores in Mexico. The addition of algorithmic trading strategies enhances clients’ ability to access this major … Continue reading

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