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Knightmare on Wall Street’s Edgar Perez on ‘Knight Capital, Goldman Sachs and NASDAQ’s trading glitches, a Sad New Market Reality?’

Mr. Edgar Perez, Author,  The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, will provide the keynote speech “Knight Capital, Goldman Sachs and NASDAQ’s trading glitches, a Sad New Market Reality?” at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 Chicago, “Strategic and Tactical … Continue reading

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‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Author Speaking at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago

Edgar Perez, widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, and the forthcoming Knightmare … Continue reading

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Bloomberg News: EU High-Frequency Trade Curbs May Hurt Markets, Industry Warns

By Jim Brunsden May 8, 2012 High-frequency traders said that plans by European Union lawmakers to interfere with their strategies and restrict the speed of transactions would raise investor costs and harm financial stability. “It is ironic that growth market … Continue reading

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Business Wire reports CITIC Securities To Upgrade Institutional Investor Services with Progress Apama Algorithmic Trading Platform

China’s largest investment bank selects Progress Software solution to underpin China’s first fully customizable algorithmic trading service BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE) May 15, 2012–Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced that China’s largest investment bank by market value, CITIC Securities Co., has … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading in the Wall Street Journal: Traders See SEC Speed Trap

Investors and regulators blame high-speed traders and computer-driven exchanges for causing problems in the stock market, but some traders are saying the real culprit is the market’s own rules. The Securities and Exchange Commission instituted a broad set of rules … Continue reading

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US stocks jump after strong profits; Spain soothes

By Daniel Wagner from Bloomberg Businessweek Stocks stormed higher Tuesday after promising signals about the profitability of U.S. companies and a strong debt auction by Spain. The Dow Jones industrial average rose for the fourth day in five and posted … Continue reading

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Azul Systems Delivers Best-in-Breed Solution for Ultra-Low-Latency Financial Systems

SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — North American Trading Architecture Summit, NYC — Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced a partnership with a leading-edge solution provider to deliver predictable performance in … Continue reading

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Quote MTF venue to block unwanted bids

By Philip Stafford from Trading Technology Quote MTF is to launch a share trading platform that allows users to block unwanted interest amid signs of growing industry momentum to offer investors greater choice over their electronic trading counterparty. The move by … Continue reading

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Verizon Targets Traders With High-Speed Network

By Greg Bensinger from The Wall Street Journal NEW YORK—Verizon Communications Inc. is looking at Wall Street as it attempts to draw new customers with yet another high-speed network. The telecommunications heavyweight, which boasts that its Verizon Wireless has the … Continue reading

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SEC Fails To Monitor More Than Half Of Stock Trading, Former Agency Lawyers Say

The Securities and Exchange Commission does not currently have the ability to fully monitor what, by most accounts, makes up a majority of the stock trading activity in the United States, according to former SEC lawyers. What’s more, recent reforms … Continue reading

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