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BLOOMBERG: CFTC Seeks Comment on Potential High-Speed Trading Curbs

As reported by Bloomberg’s Silla Brush, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is seeking comment on whether to require registration for automated trading firms, taking a first step in potential restrictions on high-speed and algorithmic derivatives trading. CFTC members … Continue reading

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Speedy Traders in Talks on Tie-Up

Two of the largest independent U.S. high-frequency-trading firms are in early merger discussions, as a downturn in trading opportunities has spurred cutbacks and tie-up talks among rivals. RGM Advisors LLC and Allston Trading LLC have discussed a deal that would … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Traders, in Spotlight, Battle Rules

As reported by New York Times’ Graham Bowley, for years they have operated in the shadows, often far from Wall Street, trading stocks at warp speed and reaping billions while criticism rose that they were damaging markets and hurting ordinary … Continue reading

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