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Senators Kaufman and Levin’s The New York Times Op-ed on Preventing the Next Flash Crash

“ONE year ago, the stock market took a brief and terrifying nose-dive. Almost a trillion dollars in wealth momentarily vanished. Shares in blue-chip companies were traded at absurdly low prices. High-frequency traders, who use computers to look for microscopic price differences … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Speed Traders An Enlightening Book: Perez Illuminates the World of Speed

“Alternating between an annotated timeline of the development of high-frequency trading and interviews with top high-frequency traders, Perez illuminates the world of speed.” That is how Seeking Alpha’s Brenda Jubin starts her review of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading and the Roiling Markets: Fast, Loose, and Out of Control

Newsweek’s Matthew Phillips argues that trading billions of shares in the blink of an eye has made stock markets more responsive—and volatile—than ever. Mario Tama /Getty Images On April 26, the Dow Jones industrial average stood at 11,205, up nearly … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Banks Press to Shape Dodd-Frank Rules

The Wall Street Journal’s Victoria McGrane reported that Wall Street and the financial industry spent more to lobby Washington in the first quarter of this year than a year ago when Congress was writing sweeping financial-overhaul legislation, according to a … Continue reading

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Is High-Frequency Trading Really Fast, Loose, and Out of Control as Newsweek Says?

Newsweek says “High-frequency traders, who on the whole have maintained a low profile, say that because their frenzied trading provides liquidity, they help markets run smoother, improving the environment for all investors. But combine the speed at which they operate, … Continue reading

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Starting a High-Frequency Trading Operation as Easy as Turning on a MacBook Air?

As reported by PC Magazine, Apple touts that users will gush over the instant-on feature. Any time a MacBook Air user closes the lid or puts the system to sleep, the system stays asleep for 70 minutes and then goes … Continue reading

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Findings Regarding the Market Events of May 6, 2010 – Executive Summary

This is the Executive Summary of the report of the findings regarding the market events of May 6 by the staffs of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It was published in the agencies’ websites on October 1st. Continue reading

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Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010 in London, New York, Dubai and Hong Kong, October 2010

“Practical Implementation of High-Frequency Trading Strategies” will be the theme at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop 2010, in London, October 4 & 5 2010, New York, October 7 & 8 2010, Dubai, October 25 & 26 2010, and Hong Kong, October 28 & 29 2010.

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Craig Schiffer, Partner, Sevara Partners, Keynote Speaker at Golden Networking’s Derivatives Leaders Forum 2010

Craig Schiffer, co-founder, Sevara Partners, Keynote Speaker at Derivatives Leaders Forum 2010, “Strategies for Increasing Profits under an Evolving Regulatory Framework” (http://www.DerivativesLeadersForum.com), July 22nd, New York City Continue reading

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Protected: High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 Report (Part II): What Really Happened on May 6th, The Day of the “Flash Crash”: The Untold Story by Tradeworx’s Manoj Narang (Available ONLY to Subscribers)

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