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The Wall Street Journal: Deutsche Börse’s News Service for Traders Draws Scrutiny of Investigators

Brody Mullins and Scott Patterson report for The Wall Street Journal that several times a month, the Labor Department invites news reporters to a sealed room for an early look at soon-to-be-released reports such as the unemployment rate. One organization … Continue reading

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University data sparks debate about trading policy

Economic data produced by the University in collaboration with Thomson Reuters has been in this month’s headlines of the Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times — portraying the University in a less than positive light. … Continue reading

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High speed trading: Paying for an edge

Take a look at any major stock index two seconds before the monthly Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey hits the airwaves, and the trading volume is astounding. That’s because a small group of funds pay Thomson Reuters several … Continue reading

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GSA Complains About High-Frequency Currency Penalty

Hedge fund GSA Capital Partners is none too pleased with acurrency-trading platform it uses. The London-based firm has stopped posting passive orders on Thomson Reuters’ Reuters Matching platform, protesting what it said was a slap on the wrist for another … Continue reading

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Government Drops Insider Trading Probe Of Media Companies, Baffling Investors

According to the Huffington Post’s Eleazar David Melendez, The dismissal of an investigation into major media companies suspected of giving clients a sneak peek at crucial data drew great surprise on Wall Street, where traders make their living profiting from blips of information … Continue reading

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Thomson Reuters Develops a Psychological Edge

Michelle Price of Financial News reports that Thomson Reuters, the information giant, will this week launch a new trading tool that uses automated psychological analysis to gauge human emotion and sentiment in news and social media. The development highlights the … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading seems scary, but what does the evidence show?

ON FEBRUARY 3RD 2010, at 1.26.28 pm, an automated trading system operated by a high-frequency trader (HFT) called Infinium Capital Management malfunctioned. Over the next three seconds it entered 6,767 individual orders to buy light sweet crude oil futures on … Continue reading

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GPS ‘Spoofers’ could be Used for High-frequency Financial Trading Fraud

As reported, GPS “spoofers” — devices that create false GPS signals to fool receivers into thinking that they are at a different location or different time — could be used to defraud financial institutions, according to Todd Humphreys from the … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading No Threat to Stability, Sweden’s FSA Says

As reported by bloomberg, high-frequency trading, under scrutiny from securities regulators globally, has had a minimal negative impact on the Swedish market and poses little threat to stability, the nation’s financial services watchdog said. “The investigation shows that the negative … Continue reading

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Spire Europe Bolsters Compliance Team

Spire Europe, one of the region’s fastest growing high-frequency trading firms, has hired a former compliance officer from Bats Chi-X Europe, as the specialist trading houses move to bolster their regulatory expertise ahead of greater oversight of their activities. Spire … Continue reading

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