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High Frequency Trading: Clear and Present Danger?

According to huffingtonpost: As we look back on 2013, it has certainly been a year of increasing scrutiny and criticism of capital markets trading participants. One particular area of focus is so-called “High Frequency Trading” (HFT), the practice of automated … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading activity in Canada appears to have declined: IIROC

According to theprovince.com, High-frequency trading activity in Canada appears to have declined since regulators began studying the lightning-fast trading strategies a couple of years ago. The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada released interim results Thursday of a large-scale study … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trader “Spoofs” and “Layers” his Way to Penalties from U.S and British Regulators

On July 22, 2013, regulators from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined high frequency trader Michael Coscia (and his firm Panther Energy Trading) for engaging in spoofing transactions for the … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Traders’ Safeguards Come Under Scrutiny

WASHINGTON—A raft of computer glitches that have plagued markets in recent years amid a burst of high-speed trading is sparking a widening crackdown by Wall Street overseers. Regulators are focusing on the complex computer systems deployed by high-frequency trading firms, … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading: Wall Street’s Doomsday Machine?

Another week, another Wall Street scandal, and another opportunity for pundits to bemoan the incompetence and venality of America’s financial professionals. Last Wednesday’s near collapse of Knight Capital Partners – in which a bug in one of its high-frequency trading … Continue reading

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China Merchants Securities extends algorithmic trading to customers using Progress® Apama® platform

Chinese investment bank offers customizable, low latency trading strategies to retail clients Offering to expand to institutional buy-side clients Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a global software company that simplifies and enables the development and deployment of business applications, announced today … Continue reading

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German government to agree law on high-speed trading

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition will on Monday decide on changes to a draft law to clamp down on ultra-fast trading on stock exchanges, which it sees as stoking excessive market turbulence. High-frequency traders use computer algorithms … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading – What is frequency trading and what the US is doing in implementing this trade

For years, Wall street was viewed as one of the major investor investments trading floors for stocks. Millions was made in Wall Street, while trading stocks from high frequency trading was often left in the shadows of Wall Street. Many … Continue reading

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