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Japan Electronic Trade Venues Seek Regulatory Love

MarketWatch – By V. Phani Kumar – May 24, 2012 An earlier version of this report misidentified the name of the Japanese securities regulator. The report has been corrected. TOKYO (MarketWatch) — Having survived a major shake-out, Japan’s two main … Continue reading

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Deutsche Borse, Latest Exchange to Chase High-Frequency Trading Firms

According to the Financial News’ Tim Cave, Deutsche Börse has become the latest exchange to upgrade its technology in an attempt to win business from high-frequency trading firms, as the arms race among Europe’s stock markets and alternative trading venues … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Heating Up the Dog Days of August

As reported by the Boston Business Journal’s Galen Moore, high-frequency trading activity tripled in the first 10 days of August, according to a report, as stock markets set volatility records. The activity surpassed the “flash crash” of May, 2010, when … Continue reading

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Citi’s Reverse Stock Split Signals End of a High-Frequency Trading Era

As reported by Fierce Finance’s Jim Kim, it’s no secret that the savage decline of Citi’s stock into the penny stock zone was a huge boon to speed traders. Many of the firms made the stock–along with some other low-priced … Continue reading

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