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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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HFT’s Hong Kong subsidiary to launch its first RMB mutual fund

According to The Asset, HFT Investment Management Co., Ltd.’s fully-owned Hong Kong subsidiary, HFT HK, was granted approval by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to launch its first renminbi mutual fund, the HFT (HK) China RMB fixed income fund. … Continue reading

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Wall Street Group Puts Up Defense of High-Frequency Trading

According to The Wall Street Journal, Wall Street’s largest trade group wants to broaden the discussion surrounding high-frequency trading and its ramifications on investors and broader market structure. Read more

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T. Rowe Price fears high-frequency computer trading

According to The Baltimore Sun, along with Europe’s financial crisis, Middle East unrest and sluggish U.S. growth, mutual-fund seller T. Rowe Price has identified a 2012 economic risk you probably haven’t thought about. Every day, Wall Street firms armed with secret software bombard … Continue reading

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Attention All Traders and Investors: How Are You Getting Pimped? Here’s How…. Read more: http://www.senseoncents.com/2012/01/attention-all-traders-and-investors-how-are-you-getting-pimped-heres-how/#ixzz1ioBLbYEO

Business Insider reported a commentary that, if you are an active trader or an investor, I STRONGLY recommend you read this commentary. If you merely care about our markets and economy, I also STRONGLY recommend you read it. Read more: 

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The unnatural communicator

Financial Times reported that, a few days before Don Wilson’s interview with the Financial Times, the head of DRW Trading, one of the biggest proprietary trading firms in Chicago, appeared on a panel to talk about high-frequency trading. Read more

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A Financial Transaction Tax Could Weed Out All The Pointless Trading

According to Business Insiders, their argument  against a tax boils down to the claim that a fee of 0.25% on each trade (which is the amount a bill going through the Senate would levy) would depress stock prices 10%, which … Continue reading

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Bloomberg View: Greece’s Least Bad Option; Trading, and Regulating, at Light Speed

According to Business Week, there’s a school of thought that Greece is destined for so much financial pain that it would be better off outside the euro system. The secessionists’ reasoning goes like this: Suppose Greece somehow resolves its short-term … Continue reading

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