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Traders attack plans for UK tax on HFT

Senior traders and analysts have strongly criticised plans for a UK financial transactions tax on high frequency trading, which was proposed today by a group UK MPs conducting a study into the Kay review on UK equity markets. The UK’s … Continue reading

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U.K. Lawmakers Urge Tax on High-Frequency Trading

The U.K. government should consider introducing a transaction tax on high-frequency trading to deter very short-term investors, a panel of lawmakers said. Such a levy could be used to help implement the findings of economist John Kay’s 2012 review of … Continue reading

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Edgar Perez, Presenter at HFT Conference in New York, Advocating High-frequency Regulation

Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, claims that wrongdoing in the financial markets has existed long before the advent of high-frequency trading, and it will always be a … Continue reading

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Alexander Fleiss, Presenter at HFT Conference in New York, Advocating Chile’s rising

Alexander Fleiss, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Rebellion Research, and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, says that Chile has shown tremendous progress since the financial crash of 2008. Overall GDP has grown by nearly 50% over the last five … Continue reading

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Alison Graham, presenter at a HFT conference in New York, explaining the strategies of investing in frontier market

Alison Graham, Chief Investment Officer of Voltan Capital Management and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, led her fund beating the market in 2011 based on her cutting edge strategy and insight into frontier markets. “The MSCI Frontier Markets, today at … Continue reading

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Marc Malek, Presenter in the HFT leaders Forum 2013, talks about inside his hedge fund

Marc Malek, principal of Conquest Capital Group LLC, and speaker in at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, reveal the insider details of the fund Conquest Managed Futures Select he managed. “Conquest MFS is an exotic beta product for investors looking to efficiently … Continue reading

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Garnett Wilson, Presenter in the HFT leaders Forum 2013, explaining Stock Trading using Linear Genetic Programming

Garnett Wilson, CEO of Afinin Labs Inc., and speaker at High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City, talks about Stock Trading using Linear Genetic Programming with Multiple Time Frames in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2011.”A number of researchers have attempted to take successful GP trading systems … Continue reading

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HFT Technologies LLC Opens New Consulting Company to Help IT Departments Prepare for Dodd-Frank

HFT Technologies LLC announced the launch of a new company, HFT Pros, to provide on-site consultingand staff supplementation services to financial firms throughout Chicago, New York City and other major financial centers. Demand for IT consultants with trading systems experience is expected … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading in Gisele Bündchen’s Kingdom: São Paulo, Brazil

In a shopping mall in São Paulo in 1994, 14-year-old Gisele Bündchen was discovered by a modeling agency. She was subsequently selected for a national contest, Elite Look of the Year, in which she placed second; Claudia Menezes, from Bahia, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Will Mechem on High-Frequency Trading and Regulation for Speed Traders

Only two weeks before the High-Frequency Trading Forum 2011, Ultra High-Frequency Trading talks to Will Mechem, Managing Director of Pan Alpha Trading. He shares his thoughts on the future of high-frequency trading and upcoming regulation for speed traders. Mr. Mechem … Continue reading

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