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Europe Mulls a Major Blow To High-Frequency Traders

According to highfrequencytraders.com, EU Ministers are meeting today to discuss a transaction tax which could see high frequency trading driven out of certain markets. President Sarkozy believes proceeds from the tax could help fight poverty and climate change, but there … Continue reading

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Robin Hood Tax: Proposed European Financial Transaction Tax Aimed at High-Frequency Traders

As The Guardian’s Max Lawson’s asks, what connects hunger in Africa, people dying for want of medicines or health care and fast-paced global capitalism? A small tax on financial transactions. A new report about computer-driven high frequency trading (HFT), compiled … Continue reading

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