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SEC has power to ban high-frequency trading, congressman says

Not everyone agrees that using high-speed machines to trade stocks in less time than it takes the average person to blink is a bad thing, but the people who do might be heartened by the letter a congressman sent the … Continue reading

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U.S. lawmaker calls for CFTC probe into high-speed oil trading

(Reuters) – A U.S. lawmaker on Wednesday asked futures regulators to probe the larger effects of high-speed trading in the oil markets after crude futures prices took a brief unexplained plunge earlier this week. Representative Edward Markey, a Democrat, asked the Commodity … Continue reading

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