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Financial News: Bats Unveils New Market Data Strategy

Financial News – By Michelle Price – May 29, 2012 Bats-Chi-X Europe, which accounts for a quarter of pan-European equities trading, has unveiled plans to begin charging for market data for the first time since its inception in 2008, as … Continue reading

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Markets Need Real-Time Surveillance Technology to Track Trading Glitches, Says Expert

The Economic Times – By The ET Bureau – May 14, 2012 Sharp market movements caused by algorithmic trading systems is nothing new and even manual traders have made similar mistakes before, said Dr Giles Nelson, co-inventor of the algorithmic … Continue reading

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Emerging Stocks Rise 3rd Day on China Stimulus, Greek Poll Shift

Bloomberg News – By Weiyi Lim and Jason Webb – May 28, 2012 Emerging-market stocks rose for a third day as opinion polls of Greek voters eased concern the country will exit the euro area and speculation mounted that China … Continue reading

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Japan Electronic Trade Venues Seek Regulatory Love

MarketWatch – By V. Phani Kumar – May 24, 2012 An earlier version of this report misidentified the name of the Japanese securities regulator. The report has been corrected. TOKYO (MarketWatch) — Having survived a major shake-out, Japan’s two main … Continue reading

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On the Hunt For Flash-Crashing Cheetahs

Barron’s – By Jim McTague – May 26, 2012 Bart Chilton can hardly claim to be a voice crying in the wilderness, yet he has every reason to feel like one. Since the Flash Crash of May 6, 2010, the … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading: Be Careful What You Wish For

May 25, 2012 – By Ben Levisohn –           The Wall Street Journal My colleague Kirsten Grind had a story in Thursday’s paper about how a small group of “market wonks” is planning a new trading venue designed solely for mutual-fund … Continue reading

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Nasdaq Investors Still Support Greifeld

May 22, 2012 – By Telis Demos –              The Financial Times Nasdaq’s annual meeting on Tuesday was brief and to the point: the US exchange’s investors remain in support of Bob Greifeld, its chief executive, while controversy continues … Continue reading

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EU Lawmakers Pass Transactions Tax, National Vetoes Remain

May 23, 2012 – By Laurence Norman BRUSSELS (Dow Jones)–The European Parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of introducing a tax on financial trades across the 27-nation European Union, but many member countries, which have a veto on tax issues, … Continue reading

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Nasdaq, Direct Edge Move to Tame Quote Traffic

By Matt Jarzemsky Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. and Direct Edge Holdings LLC will introduce financial penalties in coming weeks on traders who send to the exchanges heavy loads of quotes that don’t lead to trades. The number of so-called trade … Continue reading

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Citadel Trading Exec Leaving; Facebook Loss Seen Up To $35M

By Jacob Bunge Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES CHICAGO (Dow Jones)–A senior executive in the stock- and options-trading division of hedge fund firm Citadel LLC plans to retire in the coming weeks. Andrew Kolinsky currently serves as president of Citadel Execution … Continue reading

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