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While Infinium Starts Talks on Tie-up, Knight Founders Join Knightmare’s Book Launch Party

While Infinium Capital Management is in talks to acquire a strategic partner, as reported by Reuters, founders of Knight Capital will be in attendance today at the book launch party for Knightmare on Wall Street, Edgar Perez’s latest book about … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Is Making a Joke of the Markets

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made!” –Groucho Marx I suspect the SEC, FINRA, and CFTC are big fans of Groucho Marx, or at least his observations on fair dealing. How else could they … Continue reading

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TS-Associates Partners With Infobright to Offer High Speed Traders Advanced Latency Analytics With Unprecedented Performance

Infobright today announced that TS-Associates, a leading supplier of Precision Instrumentation solutions, has deployed Infobright(R) Enterprise Edition (IEE). Embedded into TS-Associates’ TipOff(R) G6 Turbo data flow monitoring appliance, IEE extends the provider’s ability to monitor and optimize data flow latency … Continue reading

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High speed trading: Paying for an edge

Take a look at any major stock index two seconds before the monthly Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey hits the airwaves, and the trading volume is astounding. That’s because a small group of funds pay Thomson Reuters several … Continue reading

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Strategist Gayed to Moneynews: High-Frequency Trading May Cause Another Meltdown

Last week’s news that Reuters sells early access to monthly consumer-confidence  data to customers who use the statistics in high-frequency trading points to the  danger of that trading, said Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist for  Pension Partners. “For these high-frequency … 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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Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai, Covered by China Business Network (CBN)

Edgar Perez援引数据介绍指出,目前在美国证券市场中的整体成交金额中有56%来自高频交易,而这种交易手法也是伴随着科技的发展、市场的竞争、以及监管政策的变化,在证券市场中自然演进所出现的。 高 频交易研究专家Edgar Perez近 日在与第一财经采访时表示,高频交易是一种专注于“速度(speed)”的投资方法,主要以先进的电脑技术和设备寻求在极短时间内的获利,然 而这种投资方法与巴菲特的“价值投资”哲学并不矛盾,亦有助投资者能跳出经济周期和宏观大环境的制约,寻找到不为外界环境所左右的“阿尔法”值(即超出市 场基准的收益回报)。 Edgar Perez援引数据介绍指出,目前在美国证券市场中的整体成交金额中有56%来自高频交易,而这种交易手法也是伴随着科技的发展、市场的竞争、以及监管政策的变化,在证券市场中自然演进所出现的。 Read More

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High-frequency Speed Trader Optiver Pays $14 Million in Oil Manipulation Case

Reuters reported that U.S. regulators had claimed their first victory in a four-year old effort to crack down on oil market manipulation on Thursday, announcing a $14 million settlement with high-frequency trading firm Optiver. In a ruling that came just … Continue reading

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On Second Thought, Low Volume Seems not So Bad for Stocks

As reported by Rodrigo Campos from Reuters, the U.S. stock-market surge in January may feel to some like having reached a remote mountain peak. It was a lot of work, but there are not many people to celebrate with. The … Continue reading

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Tokyo Stock Exchange Taking Over Osaka, Creating Elite Exchange

As reported by Reuters, the Tokyo Stock Exchange will takeover its smaller rival in Osaka in 2013 to create the world’s third-biggest bourse with listed stocks worth $3.6 trillion, aiming to build scale to cope with a weak home market … Continue reading

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