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Dutch HFT firm slapped with Hong Kong fine

Tim Cave from Financial News reported this morning that IMC, the Amsterdam-based high-frequency trading firm, has been fined by Hong Kong’s financial regulator, just a month after it decided to close down its operations in the region. , known as … Continue reading

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Big Board’s New Dark-Pool Ammo: Sub-Penny Quotes

As Andrew Ackerman from WSJ has reported this morning, The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday approved a New York Stock Exchange initiative designed to help it compete better with the so-called dark pools that have taken business away from public … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Needs Tighter Control, France’s Financial Markets Regulator Jouyet Says

According to Bloomberg’s Ben Martin, the head of France’s financial markets regulator said that regulators may need to develop “circuit-breakers” that halt high-frequency trading practices like those that exacerbated a stock market plunge a year ago. The measure, “rather like … Continue reading

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Robert Boardman’s Take on European Comission’s Trading Regulations

By Robert Boardman, European CEO of Investment Technology Group (ITG), for the Financial Times In Hollywood, movie sequels often lack the verve and purpose of the original. Traders in asset management firms fear it may prove just so with the … Continue reading

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Larry Tabb’s Take on the SEC Investigations into High-Frequency Trading Practices

By Larry Tabb, for Wall Street & Technology “On Friday, April 29, the Justice Department and the SEC opened a joint investigation into high-frequency trading practices. Bloomberg reported that the investigation will focus on whether high-speed traders are placing and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Mike Bellafiore as a Preview of the High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011

Less than a week before the High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011, Ultra High-Frequency Trading talks to Mike Bellafiore, co-founder of SMB Capital. He shares his thoughts on the future of high-frequency trading and the Forum. Mr. Bellafiore will be one … Continue reading

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CME Executive Says Speed Traders and High-Frequency Trading Help Stability

As Market Watch’s Jacob Bunge reported, a senior executive of CME Group Inc. cautioned regulators against constricting the business of high-frequency trading firms, warning that their absence could make financial markets less stable. Rather than crimping their activity in any … Continue reading

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Narang’s Thoughts on SEC Regulations for Speed Traders

As reported by The Washington Post, Manoj Narang, chief executive officer of Tradeworx, talked about the one-year anniversary of Wall Street’s so-called flash crash and the outlook for high-frequency trading. Speed traders should face greater scrutiny from U.S. regulators over … 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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