Tag Archives: Day Trading

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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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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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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Structural barrier to HFT participation in Asia OTC markets

Barriers include a lack of finalised rules and technology for scalable operations It is too early for high-frequency trading (HFT) firms to participate in the trading of cleared over-the-counter derivatives in Asia because of barriers such as cost and liquidity, … Continue reading

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HFTs are no longer just about the need for speed

While the polarised debate surrounding high-frequency trading continues apace, the world’s HFTs are getting on with their daily business and are quietly being forced to adapt and evolve. Some of this change is being driven by technology. Speed or latency … Continue reading

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Optiver looks beyond EU for growth

High-frequency trading firm Optiver made over half of its revenues from outside the EU for the first time in its history last year, as European regulators take a hardline stance towards high-speed trading. The Dutch group, one of the world’s largest HFT … Continue reading

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Exalt Targets High-Frequency trading

CAMPBELL, Calif. — Exalt Communications, Inc., the leading innovator of next-generation packet microwave backhaul systems, today announced Adaptive Latency Control, a breakthrough approach to slashing latency and minimizing network noise in financial trading networks supporting high frequency trading (HFT). This … Continue reading

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Kaufman: HFT investigated by regulators, trading abuses evolve

Kaufman–I have raised the alarm in previous columns about high frequency trading and the threat it poses to fair, transparent markets. This week, I have some good news. Both here and around the world, regulators are beginning to develop ways … Continue reading

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Australian Regulator Goes Light on Dark Pools – Recognizes HFT and Dark Liquidity as Part of Financial Landscape

The worldwide regulatory debate on high-frequency trading and the transparency associated with liquidity supply continues, this time in Australia as the Antipodean regulator ASIC has refined its proposed rules on dark liquidity and high-frequency trading (HFT), the details of which … Continue reading

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