Tag Archives: FIA Principal Traders Group

HFT Observation: Donations and Lobbying by High Speed Traders are Rising

Sarah Lynch from Reuters reports that high-frequency trading firms have increased their campaign contributions to federal lawmakers by 673 percent from the 2008 to the 2012 election cycle, according to a report that sheds light on their political connections in … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Traders Address Impact of Technology

As reported by Futures Magazine, the FIA Principal Traders Group and the FIA European  Principal Traders Association today released their joint response to a consultation report issued by the International Organization of Securities Commissions seeking public input on the impact … 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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