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Data providers caught in regulatory speed trap

The regulatory spotlight has once again fallen on relationships between market infrastructure providers and high-frequency trading firms – a growing and influential tranche of the former’s client base. Thomson Reuters was this week forced to suspend its practice of sending … Continue reading

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University data sparks debate about trading policy

Economic data produced by the University in collaboration with Thomson Reuters has been in this month’s headlines of the Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times — portraying the University in a less than positive light. … Continue reading

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Regulator Criticizes Exchange Efforts on ‘Wash Trades’

A Commodity Futures Trading Commission official said Monday a new program by CME Group CME -0.65% aimed at preventing illegal trades on the futures exchange needs more scrutiny. The CFTC has been investigating whether high-frequency traders are routinely using so-called “wash trades” — where … Continue reading

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Is Fed Making Life Tougher for High-Speed Traders?

…High-frequency traders use computer programs based on mathematical algorithms to trade at rapid speed, capitalizing often on tiny moves in stock prices. The industry itself has received widespread blame for market instability. A report in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, for instance, … Continue reading

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Orc Group AB: Theoria Capital Management Pte Ltd. Extends Their Use of Orc for High-Frequency Trading on Asian Markets

As reported by Wall Street Journal, Orc Group AB, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, today announced that the Singapore-based fund management company Theoria Capital Management Pte Ltd. (Theoria Capital) has added Orc Liquidator … Continue reading

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