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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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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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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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US stocks jump after strong profits; Spain soothes

By Daniel Wagner from Bloomberg Businessweek Stocks stormed higher Tuesday after promising signals about the profitability of U.S. companies and a strong debt auction by Spain. The Dow Jones industrial average rose for the fourth day in five and posted … Continue reading

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Azul Systems Delivers Best-in-Breed Solution for Ultra-Low-Latency Financial Systems

SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — North American Trading Architecture Summit, NYC — Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced a partnership with a leading-edge solution provider to deliver predictable performance in … Continue reading

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Quote MTF venue to block unwanted bids

By Philip Stafford from Trading Technology Quote MTF is to launch a share trading platform that allows users to block unwanted interest amid signs of growing industry momentum to offer investors greater choice over their electronic trading counterparty. The move by … Continue reading

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Verizon Targets Traders With High-Speed Network

By Greg Bensinger from The Wall Street Journal NEW YORK—Verizon Communications Inc. is looking at Wall Street as it attempts to draw new customers with yet another high-speed network. The telecommunications heavyweight, which boasts that its Verizon Wireless has the … Continue reading

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SEC Fails To Monitor More Than Half Of Stock Trading, Former Agency Lawyers Say

The Securities and Exchange Commission does not currently have the ability to fully monitor what, by most accounts, makes up a majority of the stock trading activity in the United States, according to former SEC lawyers. What’s more, recent reforms … Continue reading

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Financial News: Fight To Block High-Frequency Trading Escalates

By Tim Cave and Tom Osborn of Financial News from The Wall Street Journal Trading firms anxious to attract more institutional business are gearing up to create new exchange-type platforms that will exclude high-frequency traders. The moves reflect the growing concerns … Continue reading

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