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‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Author Speaking at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago

Edgar Perez, widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, and the forthcoming Knightmare … Continue reading

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Stocks, Commodities Rise On Stimulus Bets; Dollar Rallies

Bloomberg News – By Stephen Kirkland and Glenys Sim – June 15, 2012 Stocks rose and commodities climbed for a second day on speculation central banks will take steps to boost economies as Europe’s debt crisis saps growth. Spanish, Italian, … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Futures Jump on Bid Laden’s Death

As reported by Bloomberg’s Shiyin Chen and Ian C. Sayson, U.S. stock-index futures and Asian shares jumped, while crude oil dropped the most in two weeks and the yen weakened after President Barack Obama said Osama bin Laden is dead. Traders reported that silver tumbled … Continue reading

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Goldman’s Wings Clipped By Low Leverage, Few Opportunities

The Wall Street Journal’s Liz Moyer repors that at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), fixed income trading is settling back from the heights reached in the last two years, and for this Wall Street trading juggernaut, normal means boring. Without … Continue reading

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