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CFN Bows Shared Low-Latency Links for HFTs

Herndon, VA-based network and infrastructure provider CFN Services will this week launch an extension of its Alpha Platform managed connectivity service, dubbed Alpha Platform Direct Connect, which provides direct, shared low-latency connectivity to exchanges...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 20 May 2013

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Anthony Malakian: HFT: Enemy of the State

With high-frequency trading existing in a state of uncertainty, the FBI is looking to join the SEC in examining the role algorithmic trading plays in the capital markets. Anthony says this is a good thing.

Waters | Opinion | High Frequency Trading | 26 Apr 2013

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Fidessa Launches HFT-Free Liquidity ‘Index'

UK-based trading technology and market data vendor Fidessa is in the early stages of launching a new "HFT-free" trading index that calculates European trading volumes with high-frequency trading activity removed, to enable traders to analyze actual figures...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 24 Apr 2013

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Russia’s BCS Taps QuantHouse to Target Quants, HFTs

Russian brokerage Broker Credit Service (BCS) Financial Group is rolling out low-latency data and trading infrastructure solutions from S&P Capital IQ’s low-latency data subsidiary QuantHouse across its European trading operations in London and Cyprus,...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 18 Feb 2013

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Opening Cross: Afraid of the ‘Dark’? Chill Out!

Hard to believe, but it’s already nearly February. Suddenly the stores are full of Valentine’s paraphernalia, and the temperature is becoming chilly, with the threat of snow here in New York. But while snow can provide a pristine canvas on which errant...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 28 Jan 2013

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Continuum Readies Wakari Data-Sharing Tool for Collaborative Analytics

Austin, TX-based Continuum Analytics, a provider of data analysis tools built using the Python programming language, will next month release a beta version of its Wakari web-based collaborative data analytics platform, followed by a production launch...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 17 Jan 2013

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Mifid II Must Mind Market Microstructure

Regulation took center stage at a panel discussion in London on Tuesday as the nuts and bolts of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive review (Mifid II) went under the microscope.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 17 Jan 2013

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The Industry Needs to Come Together on Policing Itself When it Comes to HFT

Whether its through AT 9000 or some other industry-led initiative, HFT firms need to be proactive in addressing the risk concerns inherent in their chosen strategy.

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Algorithmic Trading | 18 Oct 2012

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High-Frequency Trading Webcast

Waters gathered leading industry experts for a webcast on October 11, 2012 to discuss what technological and operational initiatives firms are employing in their high-frequency trading strategies

Waters | Web Seminar | Trading Floor Technologies | 16 Oct 2012 | audio

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Opening Cross: What Latency Isn’t...

Now that it’s becoming prohibitively expensive to truly be among the fastest players in the low-latency space, firms are finally realizing that trading isn’t a 100-meter sprint, but more of a “tough mudder,” and that speed alone isn’t a sustainable...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Latency | 08 Oct 2012

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 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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