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CBOE Seems Confident in Extending VIX Trading Hours

From Chicago Tribune: Expanded trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index futures are on track to begin later this year, according to CBOE Holdings Inc. incoming chief executive. “We are committed to completing that very important project later this year,” Ed … Continue reading

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‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Author Speaking at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago

Edgar Perez, widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, and the forthcoming Knightmare … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Expert to Bring Unique Speed Trading Workshop to Shanghai

The Speed Traders unveiled dates today for Edgar Perez’s full-day seminars, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX in Shanghai, September 5th, presentations that … Continue reading

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Knight Capital Mess Aside, High Frequency Trading Is Here To Stay

“The apparent trading error by Knight Capital Group…reflects the type of event that can raise concerns for investors about our nation’s equity markets,” said SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro in a statement on Friday. And it is, according to Forbes’s Chris Barth … Continue reading

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Life After the “Flash Crash”: Book Excerpt from The Speed Traders, by Edgar Perez

After May 6, 2010, an abundance of unanswered questions remained as the entire financial world sought to find a reasonable explanation for the events that befell the market. Who or what was the culprit? Why did markets spin out of … Continue reading

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High-Speed Trading in Bloomberg Businessweek: My Laser Is Faster Than Your Laser

A few weeks ago, Matthew Phillips wrote about Project Express, a new fiber-optic cable being built across the Atlantic that will give a select number of high-frequency traders a tiny speed advantage in trading times between New York and London. … Continue reading

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‘The Speed Traders’ Unveils Dates for Edgar Perez’s The Speed Traders Workshop 2012; China, Southeast Asia, Latin America and North America

The Speed Traders unveiled dates today for Edgar Perez’s full-day seminars, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX in Europe, presentations that will be … Continue reading

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According to Nanex: HFT is Killing the EMini

As reported by Nanex, on Friday, Aug 5, 2011, we processed 1 trillion bytes of data for all U.S. equities, options, futures, and indexes. This is insane. A year ago, when we processed half of that, we thought it was … Continue reading

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CME Slams Limit Up/Limit Down Plan

As reported by Traders Magazine’s Peter Chapman, CME Group says a proposed limit up/limit down plan for stocks and exchange-traded products is bad market structure. The operator of four futures exchanges told the Securities and Exchange Commission in a letter last … Continue reading

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