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Everbright Securities Falling by the Maximum Daily Limit when Shares Resume Trading

The Wall Street Journal reports that Everbright Securities fell by the maximum daily limit when its shares resumed trading Monday, triggering a broad-based selloff in brokerages after the authorities imposed unprecedentedly harsh penalties on the midsized broker for a recent … Continue reading

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Chicago HFT hires BofA Merrill traders

Tim Cave from Financial News reports that Antoine Micallef, Steven Busuttil, Christopher Smith and Sebastian Quecke joined Jump Trading’s London office this month, according to two sources familiar with the situation. They were all part of Bank of America Merrill … 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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HFTs Emerge From the Shadows

Today in the Financial News, Tim Cave reports that it was not so long ago that gaining access to high-frequency trading firms seemed almost as difficult as getting an audience with the Pope. How times have changed. As quickly as … Continue reading

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HFT Chief Confident of Reprieve on Mifid Rule

Michelle Price of Financial News writes that Europe’s top high-frequency trading chief has said he expects a new regulatory proposal, designed to rein-in HFT firms, to be dropped. Remco Lenterman, chairman of HFT trade body the European Principal Traders Association, … Continue reading

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HFT Happy Hour Presents Maneet Ahuja, ‘The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds’, July 10

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Managers, Investors, Executives and Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails  Ms. Ahuja, author of recently published The Alpha Masters, will bring the secretive world … Continue reading

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SEC Could Seek Nasdaq Upgrading

Jenny Strasburg and Jacob Bunge of The Wall Street Journal report that Nasdaq OMX may be forced by securities regulators to upgrade its trading systems in the wake of last month’s glitch ridden stock sale by Facebook. The Securities and … Continue reading

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Cantor Fitzgerald Plans to Hire 1,000

Julie Steinberg of the Wall Street Journal reports that apparently it pays to be a small fish in a big pond. Cantor Fitzgerald, a smallish investment bank that’s private, still plans to hire 1,000 people in the next several years, … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds

Join hedge fund, alternative investments, private equity, high-frequency, algorithmic and proprietary trading managers, investors, executives and professionals from the most prestigious firms for networking, cocktails, and a unique presentation from author and CNBC Hedge Fund Specialist Maneet Ahuja on July 10th. … Continue reading

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Citigroup Moves Trader Putcha to Help Internal Hedge Fund

Donal Griffin of Bloomberg News reports that Citigroup Inc. (C) has moved Ramakrishna Putcha, a former proprietary trader, into an internal hedge fund that makes bets with about $200 million of the firm’s money after the portfolio slid 14 percent … Continue reading

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