Tag Archives: Tradeworx

Why Putting a Speed Limit on the Stock Market?

According to The New York News, when Brad Katsuyama was running the U.S. trading desk for the Royal Bank of Canada, his clients would send in orders every day, but every day, when Katsuyama went to buy or sell, something … Continue reading

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HFT Observation: Donations and Lobbying by High Speed Traders are Rising

Sarah Lynch from Reuters reports that high-frequency trading firms have increased their campaign contributions to federal lawmakers by 673 percent from the 2008 to the 2012 election cycle, according to a report that sheds light on their political connections in … Continue reading

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Retail Forex Platform OANDA Hit By Security Breach

Eva Szalay of The Wall Street Journal reports that some accounts on retail currency trading platform OANDA were hacked into last week, with approximately 0.2% of clients affected, according to an email sent to clients and seen by Dow Jones … Continue reading

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UBS MTF Proves Clearing Choice Delivers An Edge

Tim Cave of the Financial News writes today that when Benjamin Disraeli was first elected prime minister in 1868 he proudly exclaimed he had “climbed to the top of the greasy pole”. Executives at UBS and Goldman Sachs, which have … Continue reading

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Wall Street’s Top Cop Contracts With Red Bank’s Tradeworx for High-Frequency Trader Data

(Bloomberg News, July 20) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission took a step yesterday toward improving its oversight of equity and options markets, contracting for a system that collects quote and trade data sold mainly to private users. Regulators … Continue reading

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Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Sao Paulo, Quoted by CNBC on Can ‘Trading on Tweets’ Really Make Money?

Edgar Perez, Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Sao Paulo, Quoted by CNBC on Can ‘Trading on Tweets’ Really Make Money?.

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Hot Mexico Boosting Its Position As Paradise for High-Speed Traders

As reported by Wall Street & Technology’s Melanie Rodier, while Brazil continues to be the hottest emerging market in Latin America for high-frequency trading, the Mexican Exchange (BMV Group), is taking huge steps to boost its growth in the high-speed … Continue reading

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Edgar Perez to Lead The Speed Traders Workshop 2011 Singapore at SGX Centre

Edgar Perez will lead The Speed Traders Workshop 2011 Singapore: The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading (http://www.thespeedtradersworkshop.com), to be held at SGX Centre, November 21. Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading … Continue reading

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High Frequency Traders Win in Market Bloodbath

As reported by WSJ’s Scott Patterson, among the winners in the downdraft lately are high-frequency traders, which trade stocks and other securities at lightning speeds. In recent days, the high-frequency operation at Tradeworx Inc., a Red Bank, N.J. firm, juggled … Continue reading

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Sell-Off Was Another ‘Flash Crash’: Barton Biggs

As reported by CNBC’s Katie Little, Barton Biggs, a managing director with Traxis Partners, dismissed Thursday’s sell-off as “another Wall Street flash crash panic” and said that, despite the recent spate of weak data, he still believes the U.S. economy could … Continue reading

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