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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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Myrnes Blames High-Frequency Trading for Bank Share Declines

The High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 in Hong Kong, Chicago, Sao Paulo, and Singapore will present independent research that shows that high-frequency trading has a positive impact on global capital markets by increasing liquidity and reducing price volatility, findings that … Continue reading

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