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T. Rowe Price fears high-frequency computer trading

According to The Baltimore Sun, along with Europe’s financial crisis, Middle East unrest and sluggish U.S. growth, mutual-fund seller T. Rowe Price has identified a 2012 economic risk you probably haven’t thought about. Every day, Wall Street firms armed with secret software bombard … Continue reading

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Attention All Traders and Investors: How Are You Getting Pimped? Here’s How…. Read more: http://www.senseoncents.com/2012/01/attention-all-traders-and-investors-how-are-you-getting-pimped-heres-how/#ixzz1ioBLbYEO

Business Insider reported a commentary that, if you are an active trader or an investor, I STRONGLY recommend you read this commentary. If you merely care about our markets and economy, I also STRONGLY recommend you read it. Read more: 

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The unnatural communicator

Financial Times reported that, a few days before Don Wilson’s interview with the Financial Times, the head of DRW Trading, one of the biggest proprietary trading firms in Chicago, appeared on a panel to talk about high-frequency trading. Read more

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A Financial Transaction Tax Could Weed Out All The Pointless Trading

According to Business Insiders, their argument  against a tax boils down to the claim that a fee of 0.25% on each trade (which is the amount a bill going through the Senate would levy) would depress stock prices 10%, which … Continue reading

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Bloomberg View: Greece’s Least Bad Option; Trading, and Regulating, at Light Speed

According to Business Week, there’s a school of thought that Greece is destined for so much financial pain that it would be better off outside the euro system. The secessionists’ reasoning goes like this: Suppose Greece somehow resolves its short-term … Continue reading

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HFT Firms Brace for a New, Bolder SEC

Advanced Trading reported that, the unfolding new year could see the arrival of a new, more powerful Securities and Exchange Commission. Now we’ll have to see how high-frequency-trading firms react. Read more

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New levy by the federal government risks pushing traders into the shadows

WA Today reported that, a decision by the federal government to slug the stockbroking industry with a $22.8 million cost recovery levy for the industry’s supervision, effective from January 1, could push the risks of share trading into more opaque and … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Follies

Forbes reported that, a dark vulture hovers over markets, ready to swoop down and cause major damage to your portfolio. I’m speaking of high-frequency trading, or HFT, as it’s called. Dozens of firms, made up of scientists, information technology ­developers and … Continue reading

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High frequency trading doubles in Nordic markets

According to Wall Street Journal, high-frequency traders are continuing to build their presence on European stock markets with new data from Nasdaq OMX NDAQ +0.21% revealing that the firms doubled their trading activity on the operator’s Nordic markets during 2011. Read more

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Blue Trading Systems to Embed Informatica for Ultra Low-Latency Messaging

HighFrequencyTraders reported that, Informatica Corporation, the world’s number one independent leader in data integration software, today announced an OEM agreement with options trading software provider, Blue Trading Systems (BTS). Under the agreement, BTS will make Informatica Ultra Messaging software the low-latency … Continue reading

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