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Rare Opportunity to Meet Sovereign Wealth, Institutional and Angel Investors: High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011

It has been announced that Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 next week at the Flatotel in New York City will be a rare opportunity for managers and quants to meet with sovereign wealth, institutional and angel investors coming … Continue reading

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Today Online’s Take on Promoting High-Frequency Trading in Singapore

As reported by Today Online’s Alex Lew and Leong Sze Hian, there may be many disadvantages to promoting high-frequency trading here. For a start, it may be a myth that high-frequency trading increases market liquidity. High-frequency traders often buy and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Will Mechem on High-Frequency Trading and Regulation for Speed Traders

Only two weeks before the High-Frequency Trading Forum 2011, Ultra High-Frequency Trading talks to Will Mechem, Managing Director of Pan Alpha Trading. He shares his thoughts on the future of high-frequency trading and upcoming regulation for speed traders. Mr. Mechem … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading and the Roiling Markets: Fast, Loose, and Out of Control

Newsweek’s Matthew Phillips argues that trading billions of shares in the blink of an eye has made stock markets more responsive—and volatile—than ever. Mario Tama /Getty Images On April 26, the Dow Jones industrial average stood at 11,205, up nearly … Continue reading

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E.C. Criticized Over Plans For High Frequency Trading

The Wall Street Journal’s Ben Rooney reports that European plans for regulating high-frequency trading have been slapped down by the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority, which said Europe’s national regulators lacked the resource and experience to police them properly. The Journal’ … Continue reading

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Why U.S. asks to Seal Courtroom to Guard Goldman Sachs’ Secrets?

Prosecutors asked a federal judge to seal the courtroom for part of the upcoming criminal trial of a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc computer programmer, an effort to protect the secrecy of the bank’s high-frequency trading platform. Why is this … Continue reading

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Getco Asia Ready to Jump into High-Frequency Trading Shores in Singapore

As reported by the Financial Times, US proprietary trading and market-making firm Getco has been confirmed as a member of SGX, the Singapore Exchange, as high-frequency trading firms gear up for the Asian market. This new frontier will be further … Continue reading

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Findings Regarding the Market Events of May 6, 2010 – Executive Summary

This is the Executive Summary of the report of the findings regarding the market events of May 6 by the staffs of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It was published in the agencies’ websites on October 1st. Continue reading

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Letting the Machines Decide

Scott Patterson, journalist with The Wall Street Journal and speaker at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, reports about a hedge fund started by four young math wizards that is using a branch of artificial intelligence, called “computer learning,” to make investment decisions. Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Firms Not To Blame for Market Plunge

A big mystery seller of futures contracts during the market meltdown last week was not a hedge fund or a high frequency trader as many have suspected, but money manager Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. Continue reading

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