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Knight Capital’s big glitch could bring better regulations, CEO says

By Andrew TangelNew regulations following Knight Capital Group’s nearly fatal computer-trading glitch could make the financial system stronger, the brokerage’s chief executive said. “We paid a big price for a better outcome,” Tom Joyce, who is also Knight’s chairman, told a … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading Faces Curbs

TREASURY and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission are working on increasing the charges imposed on stock orders to impede the increase in high-frequency trades on the Australian Securities Exchange. The move won’t come into effect until July next year, … Continue reading

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Investors Expect Libor to be Replaced Within Five Years

Regulators have sharpened their focus on algorithmic and high-frequency trading since May 6, 2010, when a computer program employed by one firm sparked a 20-minute plunge in stock prices, temporarily erasing $862 billion of market value. The issue emerged again … Continue reading

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What High Frequency Trading Looks Like To The Human Broker’s Naked Eye

The New York Times profiled a dying breed on Wall Street this weekend — the stockbroker at a small brokerage firm, trading without a computer running at high speed. The brokers profiled were Joe Saluzzi and Sal Arnuk, founders of Themis Trading. … Continue reading

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美高频交易专家: 速度与策略决定成败

2008年金融危机以来,许多对冲基金纷纷倒闭,投资者们也谨慎地捂紧钱袋,然而,有一种交易模式却在不断扩张,以它为商业模式的基金也如雨后春笋,这就 是高频交易(High-Frequency Trading)。这种盈利模式的核心竞争力在哪里,前景又如何? 2008年金融危机以来,许多对冲基金纷纷倒闭,投资者们也谨慎地捂紧钱袋,然而,有一种交易模式却在不断扩张,以它为商业模式的基金也如雨后春笋,这就是高频交易(High-Frequency Trading)。这种盈利模式的核心竞争力在哪里,前景又如何? 近日,美国高频交易专家、《交易快手:透视正在改变投资世界的新兴高频交易》作者埃德加·佩雷斯(Edgar Perez)接受第一财经日报《财商》记者专访。他表示,实现毫秒或微秒交易的速度是高频交易的核心竞争力。目前,在发达的市场如美国和欧洲,高频交易已 占到交易量的一半以上。而假以时日,中国有望成为世界上最大的高频交易市场。 Read More

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After Knight Capital, Here’s What You Need To Worry About From High-Frequency Trading

Ever since the meltdown at Knight Capital earlier this month, the debate over high-frequency trading has exploded. Reported by Matt Koppenheffer, The Motley Fool, in short form, high-frequency trading is a flavor of trading that leverages computers and the speed of super-fast data … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading and the $440m mistake

Reported by Tim Harford, BBC Radio 4, a strange thing happened earlier this month. The New York Stock Exchange launched a new electronic trading platform. A company called Knight Capital had created a new computer program to link up with … Continue reading

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On Wall Street, the Rising Cost of Faster Trades

Reported by NATHANIEL POPPER, The New York Times, for several years, the Wall Street wizards who built a faster, more fragmented stock market justified their creation by pointing to the benefits it yielded for investors in the form of lower trading costs. … Continue reading

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How High-Frequency Journalism is like High-Frequency Trading

According to Paul Wilson, in two very different industries — the news media and the financial sector — once unfathomable technology is feeding intense competition in ways that have prompted serious soul searching and some very troubling mistakes. For the … Continue reading

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ICAP Sees High-Speed Volumes Falling On Technical Changes

(Reuters) – ICAP, the world’s largest currency broker, expects to see business from speed-trading clients fall after technical changes to its currency platform this month to address banking clients’ complaints about tactics used by speed-traders. The broker said it will … Continue reading

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