Tag Archives: government

U.K. Lawmakers Urge Tax on High-Frequency Trading

The U.K. government should consider introducing a transaction tax on high-frequency trading to deter very short-term investors, a panel of lawmakers said. Such a levy could be used to help implement the findings of economist John Kay’s 2012 review of … Continue reading

Posted in Dark Pools, Finance, High Frequency Trading, Regulatory Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

EU Agrees on Tighter Oversight of ‘Dark Pools’

European Union states reached a tentative deal Monday to tighten regulation of derivatives markets that sets finance ministers on a collision course with the European Parliament, opening the prospect of months of haggling over a compromise deal. The rules, known … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Breaking News, Dark Pools, Finance, High Frequency Trading, Regulatory Updates, The Wall Street Journal | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Another study weighs in on high-frequency trading

According Fierce Finance IT’s Jim Kim,  There has been no shortage of academic and government research work when it comes to high-frequency trading. A recent study by a top government economist found that the benefits of such trading are dubious and perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Finance, High Frequency Trading, NYSE, U.S. Economy, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders, on The Perennial Profit Challenge: 2013 Roadmap for World Exchanges

Financial exchanges play a vital role in economic development as one of the primary tools for the allocation of capital in both developed economies and emerging ones. The indices created using the platforms provided by global exchanges are used by … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, High Frequency Trading, London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, NYSE, World Exchanges | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Articles, Breaking News, Useful Links | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment