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While Infinium Starts Talks on Tie-up, Knight Founders Join Knightmare’s Book Launch Party

While Infinium Capital Management is in talks to acquire a strategic partner, as reported by Reuters, founders of Knight Capital will be in attendance today at the book launch party for Knightmare on Wall Street, Edgar Perez’s latest book about … Continue reading

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HFT Analysis: High Speed Trading a Stiff Challenge for SEC and CFTC Regulators

Christine Stebbins from Reuters reports that financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes. The latest alarm … Continue reading

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Stop the high-frequency trader arms race

According to Financial Times’ Larry Harris, High-frequency traders (HFTs) are engaged in an arms race. To beat their competitors, each is spending increasingly large sums on expensive technologies to speed their trading. If actions are not taken to stop this … Continue reading

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