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Are High Frequency Traders Too Slow?

According to Bloomberg, high frequency trading is a wonderful subject for study because nobody agrees on what would make it Good or Bad. So academics and practitioners can write papers about how it is Good, or how it is Bad, … Continue reading

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HFT Analysis: High Speed Trading a Stiff Challenge for SEC and CFTC Regulators

Christine Stebbins from Reuters reports that financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes. The latest alarm … Continue reading

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In High-frequency Trading, Millisecond are Worth Fortune

Regulators all over the world are undertaking intensive studies to see how markets are being influenced by high-frequency trading. “High-frequency traders can see things a millisecond ahead of the rest of us, but a millisecond is worth a fortune,” says … Continue reading

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