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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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High Speed Traders Exploit Loophole of CME Computer System

High-speed traders are using a hidden facet of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s CME -1.13% computer system to trade on the direction of the futures market before other investors get the same information. Using powerful computers, high-speed traders are trying to … Continue reading

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New York Trading Firm Registered on London Exchange

As reported by JENNY STRASBURG, Virtu Financial LLC became a registered market-maker on the London Stock Exchange in August, marking the latest step in the New York-based high-speed trading firm’s push to find profits overseas. As one of about five dozen firms … Continue reading

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