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High-Frequency Trading Expert to Bring Unique Speed Trading Workshop to Shanghai

The Speed Traders unveiled dates today for Edgar Perez’s full-day seminars, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX in Shanghai, September 5th, presentations that … Continue reading

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Knight Capital Mess Aside, High Frequency Trading Is Here To Stay

“The apparent trading error by Knight Capital Group…reflects the type of event that can raise concerns for investors about our nation’s equity markets,” said SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro in a statement on Friday. And it is, according to Forbes’s Chris Barth … Continue reading

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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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CFTC proposes derivative products for clearing under new rules

Dow Jones Newswires reports The Commodity Futures Trading Commission yesterday proposed derivative products that could be the first ones subject to the agency’s new regulatory system for derivatives. The CFTC proposed that certain credit default swaps and interest-rate swaps should … Continue reading

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Thai bourse moves to bolster clearing

Jeremy Grant of the Financial Times reports the Stock Exchange of Thailand has signed an agreement with the Korea Exchange (KRX) to upgrade its clearing and settlement system in the latest example of Asian exchanges moving to cope with increasing … Continue reading

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Thomson Reuters and GFI to Launch Chinese Money Broker

Farah Khalique of the Financial News writes that the international news and data provider Thomson Reuters and interdealer-broker GFI have teamed up with China’s State Development and Investment Corporation Trust to launch a voice and electronic brokerage for the country’s … Continue reading

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Icap Fights to Save its Currency Franchise

Today in the Financial News, Tom Osborn writes that it wasn’t just the economic gloom, or the unrelenting rain that prompted Icap chief executive Michael Spencer to call trading conditions in the past three months the most challenging of his … Continue reading

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