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Are High Frequency Traders Too Slow?

According to Bloomberg, high frequency trading is a wonderful subject for study because nobody agrees on what would make it Good or Bad. So academics and practitioners can write papers about how it is Good, or how it is Bad, … Continue reading

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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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ECB’s Nowotny Calls For High-Frequency Trade Ban

(Reuters) – European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny called on Thursday for a regulatory ban on high-frequency trading, saying the technique of using computer algorithms to generate multiple high-speed trades had no practical value. A day after the European Commission … Continue reading

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ECB’s Trichet Says High-Frequency Trading Needs Greater Scrutiny

High-frequency trading firms and so-called shadow banks such as money-market funds require more scrutiny from regulators on the risks they pose to the financial system, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said. High-frequency traders should be studied as part of a … Continue reading

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Trichet urges national regulators greater HFT scrutiny

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet has urged regulators to look into market stability risks posed by high frequency traders. In a speech hailing new international regulations, Trichet urged national regulators not to relent in their implementation of a number … Continue reading

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