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Why Market Microstructure Matters in High-Frequency Trading

Market microstructure deals with the trading of financial assets and the evolution of asset prices by taking into account of transaction costs, incomplete information, and heterogeneous expectations. The study of market microstructure requires transaction level data (intraday) that allows examination … Continue reading

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What It Takes to Get into High-Frequency Trading, Not Much, says Lakeview’s Peter van Kleef

Not much is required to get into high-frequency trading these days, according to Peter van Kleef, Chief Executive Officer of Lakeview Arbitrage, in an interview published by FX Trader Magazine. Mr. van Kleef will be leading High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop … Continue reading

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Getco Asia Ready to Jump into High-Frequency Trading Shores in Singapore

As reported by the Financial Times, US proprietary trading and market-making firm Getco has been confirmed as a member of SGX, the Singapore Exchange, as high-frequency trading firms gear up for the Asian market. This new frontier will be further … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Conference to Provide Actionable Recommendations to Launch and Manage a High-Frequency Trading Operation

If there is a lesson from yesterday’s unprecedented market plunge, that is the need to implement risk management and quality controls in the operation of high-frequency trading systems. While some of the biggest firms in New York and Chicago might have made up to $200 million by the end of the day, others firms were forced to stop trading as they allegedly sought not to contribute to the volatility. Continue reading

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