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Experts are divided on whether Twitter-controlled stocks will end us all

The real danger of the singularity isn’t that computers will conspire to overtake their masters, but that we’ll let them do it—and then be lost when they fail. This is already apparent in the number of major market crashes that have occurred … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading systems – speed vs regulation

In their obsessive pursuit of high-value market advantage, stock traders are pushing IT to its limits – and the lawmakers don’t like it. New laws may aim to slow the systems down, but are regulators willing and able to acquire … Continue reading

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Strategist Gayed to Moneynews: High-Frequency Trading May Cause Another Meltdown

Last week’s news that Reuters sells early access to monthly consumer-confidence  data to customers who use the statistics in high-frequency trading points to the  danger of that trading, said Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist for  Pension Partners. “For these high-frequency … Continue reading

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HFT Analysis: High Speed Trading a Stiff Challenge for SEC and CFTC Regulators

Christine Stebbins from Reuters reports that financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes. The latest alarm … Continue reading

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Can ‘Trading on Tweets’ Really Make Money? ‎Not So Fast, Says Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders

Social media websites like Twitter and Facebook have become increasingly important to high frequency traders looking to anticipate market moves before they happen, but could they eventually become as significant as traditional business news providers in the world of high … 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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