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Fed Warns High-Frequency Trading Firms

By Arash Massoudi in New York and Philip Stafford in London Many high-frequency trading firms are taking shortcuts in their risk controls as they seek out faster ways to trade, a US regional Federal reserve bank has warned. The study … Continue reading

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WRAPUP 2 – Rapid Plunge In Oil Futures Leaves Traders Guessing

* Oil drops $4 a barrel in a quick burst of selling * White House denies speculation about SPR release * CFTC “looking into” oil market rout By Joshua Schneyer and Alexandra Alper New York/Washington, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Four … Continue reading

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Could High Frequency Trading Lead To Our Own ‘Flash Crash’?

The dangers of massive high frequency trading are becoming increasingly clear in equity markets. Greg Medcraft, the chairman of corporate regulator ASIC, confirmed to a Federal parliamentary committee: “Regulators around the world are very concerned about the systemic risk on … Continue reading

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ECB’s Nowotny Calls For High-Frequency Trade Ban

(Reuters) – European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny called on Thursday for a regulatory ban on high-frequency trading, saying the technique of using computer algorithms to generate multiple high-speed trades had no practical value. A day after the European Commission … Continue reading

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The A to Z of high frequency trading

The financial markets can be bewildering places for the uninitiated to get to grips with – and the fact that they enjoy their own vocabulary doesn’t help. Some of the terms are off-puttingly technical, while others have a certain descriptive … Continue reading

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Searching for a Speed Limit in High-Frequency Trading

CHATHAM, NEW JERSEY: Ticker tape- it’s an enduring image of Wall Street. The paper is gone but the digital tape runs on, across computer and television screens. Those stock quotations scurrying by are, for many, the pulse of American capitalism. … Continue reading

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NYSE Records A Significant Drop In Trading Volumes In August

Trading volumes on NYSE Euronext’s (NYSE:NYX) global derivatives and cash equities exchanges fell significantly during August. [1] Average daily volume (ADV) for global derivatives fell 38.4% year-on-year as a decrease in market volatility over the last year discouraged investors. Cash products trading did not … Continue reading

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Stock Market News for September 12, 2012 – Market News

(From Nasdaq) Markets added modest gains yesterday as investors were buoyed by a possible favorable outcome of the Fed policy meet and German court’s key decision if the nation can help the troubled neighbors. Despite the nature of modest gains, they were enough … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading and the Future of Finance

From Youtube: When people think of the stock market, they think of Wall Street. But the world of finance is changing, and high-powered computers and high frequency trading methods are quickly taking on a larger role. Is this safe, and … Continue reading

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How to Secure Your Future With Robust Risk Assessment

Richard Gardner, CEO of Modulus Financial Engineering, offers his advice on how to avoid, prevent and mitigate the risks associated with high-volume automated software— and the employees who wrote the code. CIO — Last month, Knight Capital Group lost $440 million in half … Continue reading

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