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Michael Lewis is wrong, says Knightmare on Wall Street’s Edgar Perez: Markets are not any more ‘RIGGED’ than before

According to Edgar Perez, author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, stock markets are not any more ‘rigged’ than at the beginning of financial trading. He sustains … Continue reading

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Despite Risks, Brazil Courts the Millisecond Investor

Dan Horch reports in NY Times that, at a time when the mere phrase “high-frequency trading” makes some investors queasy, Brazil’s stock exchange is putting out the digital welcome mat. In recent years, the BM&F Bovespa stock exchange in São … Continue reading

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Deciphering Chaos with Commissioner Bart Chilton at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago

A who’s who in the industry gathered on Tuesday, October 9, at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago, How Knight Capital’s ‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Could Transform the Regulatory Landscape and Impact Investors, Speed Traders and Brokers”, unique conference … Continue reading

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Speed Trading Who’s Who at High Frequency Trading Debate Tomorrow October 9 in Chicago

A who’s who in the industry is gathering tomorrow Tuesday at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2012 Chicago, How Knight Capital’s ‘Knightmare on Wall Street’ Could Transform the Regulatory Landscape and Impact Investors, Speed Traders and Brokers”, conference that will … Continue reading

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For Superfast Stock Traders, a Way to Jump Ahead in Line

At issue is whether exchanges sometimes allow high-speed trading firms to trade ahead of less-sophisticated investors, potentially disadvantaging them and violating regulatory rules. The inclusion of Nasdaq and NYSE in this high-profile probe, and the role Mr. Bodek has played … Continue reading

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Super Funds Call for High Frequency Trade Ban

Australian regulators should consider banning high-frequency trading in the equities market, according to Industry Super Network, which represents the $1.3 trillion pension funds industry. High-frequency trading, in which computer algorithms are used to buy and sell stocks in fractions of … Continue reading

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Investors Expect Libor to be Replaced Within Five Years

Regulators have sharpened their focus on algorithmic and high-frequency trading since May 6, 2010, when a computer program employed by one firm sparked a 20-minute plunge in stock prices, temporarily erasing $862 billion of market value. The issue emerged again … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Expert to Bring Unique Speed Trading Workshop to Shanghai

The Speed Traders unveiled dates today for Edgar Perez’s full-day seminars, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX in Shanghai, September 5th, presentations that … Continue reading

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Knight Capital Mess Aside, High Frequency Trading Is Here To Stay

“The apparent trading error by Knight Capital Group…reflects the type of event that can raise concerns for investors about our nation’s equity markets,” said SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro in a statement on Friday. And it is, according to Forbes’s Chris Barth … Continue reading

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Facebook Backer Turns His Attention to Brazil

Reuters – By Sarah McBride and Esteban Israel – June 8, 2012 (Reuters) – One of Facebook’s earliest investors has turned his attention to a distant market with a small but lively start-up scene: Brazil. Kevin Efrusy, the partner at … Continue reading

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