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HFT Research: Eurex Exchange Releases Proprietary Research Results

AutomatedTrader Magazine reports that Eurex Exchange is the first exchange in Europe to share part of its proprietary quantitative research on high- frequency trading (HFT) with the public. Key findings of this research include: (a) HFT participants played an important … Continue reading

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Texas Day Trader Sued by SEC Over High-Frequency Trading Claims

According to Bloomberg’s Joshua Gallu, A Texas day trader illegally raised more than $6 million from the Houston-area Lebanese community by making false promises that his algorithmic trading program would generate 30 percent returns, U.S. regulators said. Firas Hamdan, 49, hid $1.5 … Continue reading

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The A to Z of high frequency trading

The financial markets can be bewildering places for the uninitiated to get to grips with – and the fact that they enjoy their own vocabulary doesn’t help. Some of the terms are off-puttingly technical, while others have a certain descriptive … Continue reading

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Stop the Markets!: Some Trading Firms Looking at Measures to Control Volatility

As reported by Jacob Bunge, of Dow Jones newswires, a group of the world’s biggest trading firms said that all exchanges should develop electronic systems that briefly pause trading when prices begin to rapidly swing, in an effort to ensure … Continue reading

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Jim Cramer: Repelling High-Frequency Fire

As reported by The Street’s Jim Cramer, you can’t stop the high-frequency traders, those who flit in and out stocks millions of times a day. You can’t end the madness of machines playing with machines, driving stocks down or up with … Continue reading

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CME Slams Limit Up/Limit Down Plan

As reported by Traders Magazine’s Peter Chapman, CME Group says a proposed limit up/limit down plan for stocks and exchange-traded products is bad market structure. The operator of four futures exchanges told the Securities and Exchange Commission in a letter last … Continue reading

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The Impact of America Ceding Capitalism’s Bastion, New York Stock Exchange, to German Deutsche Boerse on High-Frequency Trading

As reported by Bloomberg’s  Bob Ivry, Whitney Kisling and Max Abelson, the 219-year-old symbol of American capitalism, now called NYSE Euronext, is about to complete a $9.42 billion merger with Deutsche Boerse AG (DB1) that will give the Frankfurt-based firm 60 percent … Continue reading

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