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Michael Lewis is wrong, says Knightmare on Wall Street’s Edgar Perez: Markets are not any more ‘RIGGED’ than before

According to Edgar Perez, author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, stock markets are not any more ‘rigged’ than at the beginning of financial trading. He sustains … Continue reading

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FORBES: Speed-Traders-R-Us? Algorithmic Trading Trickles Down To Individual Investors

According to Forbes’ Jeremy Bogaisky, Christopher Ivey is working on what he thinks is the next step in the evolution of trading. six flights up in a dim, grungy office building in Manhattan’s Union Square neighborhood. His efforts also serve … Continue reading

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High-Speed Traders Profit at Expense of Ordinary Investors, a Study by Chief Economist at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Andrei Kirilenko, Says

A top government economist has concluded that the high-frequency traders that have come to dominate the nation’s financial markets are taking significant profits from traditional investors. The chief economist at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Andrei Kirilenko, reports in a coming … Continue reading

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Deciphering Chaos with Commissioner Bart Chilton at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago

A who’s who in the industry gathered on Tuesday, October 9, at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago, How Knight Capital’s ‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Could Transform the Regulatory Landscape and Impact Investors, Speed Traders and Brokers”, unique conference … Continue reading

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Speed Trading Who’s Who at High Frequency Trading Debate Tomorrow October 9 in Chicago

A who’s who in the industry is gathering tomorrow Tuesday at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago, How Knight Capital’s ‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Could Transform the Regulatory Landscape and Impact Investors, Speed Traders and Brokers”, conference that will … Continue reading

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Taming the High-Speed Traders

High-frequency trading, which dominates the market in the United States, and has been associated with some high-profile problems in this country, is getting more oversight abroad, in places like Germany, Australia and Canada. As Nathaniel Popper of The New York Times puts it, … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading: It’s Worse Than You Thought

High-frequency trading, which already has a sullied reputation, is even worse than the critics have charged, a new survey shows. The Federal Reserve of Chicago recently asked 30 firms associated with the industry — traders, exchanges, vendors and others — to evaluate … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trader Blows Whistle on Exchanges; Goldman’s New CFO Has Big Shoes to Fill: Roundup

Former Goldman Sachs and UBS trader Haim Bodek went to the SEC after he learned that exchanges were offering some high-frequency traders a way to get their trades processed ahead of ordinary investors, according to The Wall Street Journal. Goldman Sachs’ Chief Financial Officer David Viniar will … Continue reading

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Speed Trading in Senate Spotlight

By ZACHARY WARMBRODT | 9/19/12 4:33 AM EDT Worries about rapid-fire computerized trading spooked markets again this week amid continuing questions about what regulators and lawmakers will do to address concerns about these trades. The issue flared up Monday after a brief … 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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