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SEC's Berman: The Data Disputes HFT Narrative

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC’s) office of analytics and research has run extensive studies in the past year on cancellation rates...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 16 Apr 2014

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SEC's Berman: The Data Disputes HFT Narrative

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC’s) office of analytics and research has run extensive studies in the past year on cancellation rates and other market activities related to high-frequency trading (HFT). Citing the results, Gregg Berman,...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 16 Apr 2014

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Sussman Jumps to Liquidnet, Ready to Enter HFT Debate

Liquidnet has announced that Adam Sussman will join as its head of market structure and liquidity partnerships.

Buy-Side Technology | News | People | 08 Apr 2014

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Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads

The tumult over Flash Boys continues to lead coverage, along with Fatca.

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | High Frequency Trading | 07 Apr 2014

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Opening Cross: US Bans ‘Unfair’ HFT, Low Latency (April Fool! But Don’t Be Fooled About HFT)

US lawmakers have announced new legislation outlawing high-frequency trading—defined as any trade that holds a position for less than one second—and new initiatives to crack down on low-latency distribution of market data, defined as any data packet...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 07 Apr 2014

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HFT as Seen Through an Op Risk Lens

At an operational risk conference, US Bancorp's head of quantitative analytics explained how the Flash Crash and HFT should be viewed through an operational risk lens.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 04 Apr 2014

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What Do You Mean, Rigged?

The book "Flash Boys" has proven to be something of a tipping point against high-frequency traders. But are the markets really rigged against the retail investor?

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 04 Apr 2014

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James Rundle: HFT Inquiries Bring a Knife to a Gunfight

The announcement by the New York attorney general that the state would be investigating practices associated with high-frequency trading has caused a stir. But James argues that while it may grab headlines, any such investigation will have the wrong focus...

Waters | Opinion | High Frequency Trading | 04 Apr 2014

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HFT as Seen Through an Op Risk Lens

At an operational risk conference, US Bancorp's head of quantitative analytics explained how the Flash Crash and HFT should be viewed through an operational risk lens.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 03 Apr 2014

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Flash Boys: Michael Lewis' Latest Book Makes Waves Across the Capital Markets

The release of Michael Lewis' latest book, Flash Boys, has caused a stir on Wall Street. Since Monday, the author and his interviewees, as well as his depicted villains, have been plastered across television programs and the internet, defending and attacking...

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Algorithmic Trading | 02 Apr 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.

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