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Why does Singapore Exchange Seek High-Frequency Traders?

According to Bloomberg, Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX), Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse operator, wants to lure more high-speed traders on to its stock market as it grapples with lower volume. Computerized trading firms, which execute transactions in fractions of a second, account for … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading to generate $2B this year

According to Life Health Pro’s Warren S. Hersch, High-frequently trading will generate $2 billion in in revenue in 2013, according to a new report. TABB Group, New York, published this finding in a summary of results from a survey on … Continue reading

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Knowledge@Wharton on High-speed Trading: Is It Time to Apply the Brakes?

How fast is high-frequency stock trading? In the time it takes to read this sentence, tens of thousands of high-speed, computer-automated transactions can occur. Winning traders edge out rivals by intervals measured in nanoseconds. Fans of the practice say that high-frequency … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Has Made Markets More Efficient — Larry Tabb

Scott Patterson of The Wall Street Journal writes that few developments in the financial markets in recent years have inspired as much debate—oftentimes rancorous—as the rise of high-frequency trading, the use of supercomputers by sophisticated trading outfits to jump rapidly … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the Curtain at High Frequency Trading Firms?

In an article for AdvancedTrading.com, Larry Tabb discusses the mystique of quants. Tabb questions whether the secrecy behind these firms is healthy for the markets and investors, or only beneficial to the quants themselves. Also, while all this secrecy has … Continue reading

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Larry Tabb’s Take on the SEC Investigations into High-Frequency Trading Practices

By Larry Tabb, for Wall Street & Technology “On Friday, April 29, the Justice Department and the SEC opened a joint investigation into high-frequency trading practices. Bloomberg reported that the investigation will focus on whether high-speed traders are placing and … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Boom Hit Slowdown in USA, Europe

As Jim Kim reported on Fierce Finance IT last month, it’s been a tough year so far for high-frequency trading firms. Not too long ago, it seemed they would continue to carve out a larger share of trading volume, to … Continue reading

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Speed Traders’ Worries About ‘Flash Crash’ Go Global

As reported by CNN Money’s Ken Sweet, high-frequency trading remains a high-growth source of revenue for stock markets in developing economies, and stock exchanges in countries such as Brazil, Russia and South Africa are increasingly marketing themselves as venues for … Continue reading

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Jo’burg exchange plans to lure high-frequency traders

Financial News’ Tim Cave reports that the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Africa’s largest stock market, is planning to open its doors to international high-speed trading firms for the first time in an effort to boost liquidity and increase volumes. Leanne Parsons, … Continue reading

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