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Scott Patterson’s “Dark Pools” is a Must-Read for High Frequency Trading Knowledge

Few topics, if any, in the financial world are as polarizing as high frequency trading.  The Flash Crash of 2010 thrust this ultra-secret world of algorithmic trading into the spotlight and it has been a hotly debated topic ever since. … Continue reading

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Dark Pools Author, Scott Patterson, Provides His Insights on High-Frequency Trading in The Speed Traders by Edgar Perez

Scott Patterson, Author of Dark Pools and New York Times Best-Selling Book The Quants, and Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, featured in Edgar Perez’s The Speed Traders: An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming … Continue reading

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European Stocks Fall a Second Day; BSkyB, BT Group Slide

Bloomberg News – By Tom Stoukas – June 14, 2012 European stocks dropped for a second day as Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Spain and Cyprus, while Switzerland’s central bank said that Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) must increase its capital … Continue reading

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Wall Street Up, Trading Volatile Ahead Of Greek Vote

Reuters – By Ryan Vlastelica – June 14, 2012 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose in a volatile session on Thursday, with investors brushing off a weak read on the labor market as uncertainty ahead of elections in Greece continued to … Continue reading

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Citi To Expand Electronic Trading In Turkey

Financial Times – By Philip Stafford – June 13, 2012 Citigroup is to offer its full range of algorithms to customers in Turkey in a further sign that investors are turning their attention to the fast-growing country. The US broker … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Increase As Data Spur Speculation On Fed

Bloomberg News – By Inyoung Hwang – June 14, 2012 U.S. stocks rose as reports on inflation and jobless claims bolstered speculation the Federal Reserve will act to spur growth and investors awaited an election in Greece this weekend. The … Continue reading

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Getco Cuts Staff With Trading Volumes Thin

Financial Times – By Arash Massoudi – June 14, 2012 Getco, the electronic trading and market-making firm, has cut almost 10 per cent of its work force. The dismissals, which were disclosed on Wednesday and took place last week, signify … Continue reading

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Private Equity Has Too Much Money To Spend On Homes

Bloomberg News – By John Gittelsohn – June 13, 2012 Funds planning to invest more than $6 billion to buy and rent foreclosed homes are finding it easy to raise money. The difficulty is spending it. The number of low-cost … Continue reading

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Hear What Scott Patterson, Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Has to Say About the ‘Flash Crash’ in The Speed Traders

Edgar Perez is the author of The Speed Traders: An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, Published by McGraw-Hill Inc. (June 13, 2012, New York) Edgar Perez’s The Speed Traders, An Insider’s … Continue reading

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Can Dimon, JPMorgan’s Stock Survive Senate Scarlet Letter?

CNBC.com – By John Melloy – June 13, 2012 Investors fear that Jamie Dimon and JPMorgan may suffer the same fate as Lloyd Blankfeinand Goldman Sachs following the former CEO’s testimony before the Senate: a soiled reputation and an underperforming … Continue reading

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