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Getco Names New Chief Technology Officer

Arash Massoudi of the Financial Times writes that Getco named Jon Ross chief technology officer as the electronic trading firm continues to restructure leadership a month after sacking nearly 10 per cent of its workforce. The move is the latest … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Pare Losses as Phone Companies, Consumer Shares Rise

U.S. stocks pared losses as phone companies and consumer staples rose while banks rebounded, offsetting a decline in industrial shares sparked by a report showing an unexpected contraction in manufacturing. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell 0.1 percent to … Continue reading

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In the IPO Capital of the World, Western Banks Go Hungry

Elzio Barreto of Reuters reports that although it was a sleepy fishing village just three decades ago, the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen last year hosted more IPOs than New York, Hong Kong and London combined – averaging one each … Continue reading

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HFTs Emerge From the Shadows

Today in the Financial News, Tim Cave reports that it was not so long ago that gaining access to high-frequency trading firms seemed almost as difficult as getting an audience with the Pope. How times have changed. As quickly as … Continue reading

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HFT Chief Confident of Reprieve on Mifid Rule

Michelle Price of Financial News writes that Europe’s top high-frequency trading chief has said he expects a new regulatory proposal, designed to rein-in HFT firms, to be dropped. Remco Lenterman, chairman of HFT trade body the European Principal Traders Association, … Continue reading

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HFT Happy Hour Presents Maneet Ahuja, ‘The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds’, July 10

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Managers, Investors, Executives and Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails  Ms. Ahuja, author of recently published The Alpha Masters, will bring the secretive world … Continue reading

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SEC Could Seek Nasdaq Upgrading

Jenny Strasburg and Jacob Bunge of The Wall Street Journal report that Nasdaq OMX may be forced by securities regulators to upgrade its trading systems in the wake of last month’s glitch ridden stock sale by Facebook. The Securities and … Continue reading

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Cantor Fitzgerald Plans to Hire 1,000

Julie Steinberg of the Wall Street Journal reports that apparently it pays to be a small fish in a big pond. Cantor Fitzgerald, a smallish investment bank that’s private, still plans to hire 1,000 people in the next several years, … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds

Join hedge fund, alternative investments, private equity, high-frequency, algorithmic and proprietary trading managers, investors, executives and professionals from the most prestigious firms for networking, cocktails, and a unique presentation from author and CNBC Hedge Fund Specialist Maneet Ahuja on July 10th. … Continue reading

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China’s Stocks Rise for First Time in 8 Days on Europe Optimism

Zhang Shidong of Bloomberg News reports that China’s stocks rose for the first time in eight days on speculation the European debt crisis that has slowed global growth is easing after the region’s leaders agreed to ease repayment conditions for … Continue reading

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