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High Speed Traders Exploit Loophole of CME Computer System

High-speed traders are using a hidden facet of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s CME -1.13% computer system to trade on the direction of the futures market before other investors get the same information. Using powerful computers, high-speed traders are trying to … Continue reading

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Stock Futures Fall On Caution Over Spain’s Banks

Reuters – By Edward Krudy                 June 8, 2012 (Reuters) – Stock index futures fell on Friday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of a weekend expected to bring new developments in dealing with Spain’s banking crisis. Spain … Continue reading

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HSBC Approved As Market Maker For Yuan-Yen Direct Trading

Dow Jones – May 30, 2012 SHANGHAI (Dow Jones)–HSBC Bank (China) Co. has received the Chinese central bank’s approval to be a market maker for direct trading between the Chinese yuan and the Japanese yen in China’s interbank market, the … Continue reading

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China Eyes Launch of Crude Futures Within the Year: SHFE

Reuters – May 28, 2012 (Reuters) – China aims to launch crude oil futures within the year and allow them to be traded by foreign investors as the country speeds the opening of its commodities futures market to overseas players, … 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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