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ICE Futures U.S. to End Floor Trading for Options

Leslie Josephs of The Wall Street Journal writes that the IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE), one of the world’s largest futures exchanges, will get rid of floor trading for certain options contracts, including some of the world’s most widely traded soft commodities … Continue reading

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Study: High-Speed Trading Hurts Long-Term Investors

WASHINGTON—Scott Patterson of The Wall Street Journal reports that some of the most heavily traded U.S. stocks might also be among the most expensive to trade, costing investors as much as $2.5 billion a year, according to a New York … Continue reading

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Fink blasts BlackRock stock-picking performance

Mike Foster and Sophie Baker of the Financial News report that Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock, last week branded the recent performance of the asset manager’s stock-pickers as unacceptable and pledged to hire others to turn it round. His … Continue reading

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Greifeld touts recovery from Facebook

Shanny Basar of the Financial News reports today that Bob Greifeld, chief executive of Nasdaq OMX, said the exchange was emerging from its Facebook problems and that it expected its new compensation plan for Facebook losses to help it move … Continue reading

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Show Time for High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 at World’s Top Financial Centers, New York, Chicago and London

Building off of the momentum of the leading conferences of 2011 on the subject of algorithmic, quantitative and high-frequency trading, Golden Networking brings once again a renovated edition of High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012, this time in three of … Continue reading

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Major Exchanges Win Back Market Share

Today in Financial News, Tim Cave reports that some of Europe’s major stock markets including the London Stock Exchange and NYSE Euronext enjoyed an uptick in their share of equities trading during the first half of the year, as they … Continue reading

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Getco Names New Chief Technology Officer

Arash Massoudi of the Financial Times writes that Getco named Jon Ross chief technology officer as the electronic trading firm continues to restructure leadership a month after sacking nearly 10 per cent of its workforce. The move is the latest … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Pare Losses as Phone Companies, Consumer Shares Rise

U.S. stocks pared losses as phone companies and consumer staples rose while banks rebounded, offsetting a decline in industrial shares sparked by a report showing an unexpected contraction in manufacturing. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell 0.1 percent to … Continue reading

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In the IPO Capital of the World, Western Banks Go Hungry

Elzio Barreto of Reuters reports that although it was a sleepy fishing village just three decades ago, the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen last year hosted more IPOs than New York, Hong Kong and London combined – averaging one each … Continue reading

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HFTs Emerge From the Shadows

Today in the Financial News, Tim Cave reports that it was not so long ago that gaining access to high-frequency trading firms seemed almost as difficult as getting an audience with the Pope. How times have changed. As quickly as … Continue reading

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