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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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Chicago HFT hires BofA Merrill traders

Tim Cave from Financial News reports that Antoine Micallef, Steven Busuttil, Christopher Smith and Sebastian Quecke joined Jump Trading’s London office this month, according to two sources familiar with the situation. They were all part of Bank of America Merrill … Continue reading

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Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Urge Stricter Exchange Controls at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

Mr. Hirander Misra, Chairman of Forum Trading Solutions, will call for stricter exchange controls in the wake of “flash crash” events at Golden Networking‘s upcoming High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London. Mr. Hirander is the Chairman of trading technology provider Forum … 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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New Market Data Model Promises to Boost Trading Performance

Advanced Trading reported that, since the birth of electronic trading, financial firms have valued the competitive advantage provided by technologies that quickly access trading venues and deliver key market data feeds. As the industry has evolved, technological advances have radically … Continue reading

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When a virtual conclusion is not quite enough

Financial Times reported that, Sir, Leo Melamed (“Protect HFT cheetahs from regulatory poachers”, January 4) writes that high-frequency traders – known as market cheetahs – provide a vital service and chides critics for wanting to cage them. Mr Melamed claims that … Continue reading

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Algorithmic trading in energy markets

According to Energy Risk, Algorithmic traders are now a significant presence in energy markets. Alexander Osipovich explores how they’re changing the game for human traders. They made their debut on the stock market, and gained notoriety after the ‘Flash Crash’ of … Continue reading

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Mellanox Claims World’s Lowest Latency Solution for High-Frequency Trading

According to HPC Wire, Mellanox’s messaging acceleration software (VMA 6.0) delivers record-breaking performance for socket-based applications, including those used in financial services, transactional databases and in-memory caching. Read more

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Doubts raised over trading research

Financial News reported that, Sellside and buyside trading executives said the influential working paper entitled The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets, published by the Government Office for Science in September, “lacked breadth and depth” and “displayed a lack of … Continue reading

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