Risk Management a Challenge When Algos Go Rogue

In an article published in May, Waters explored the problematic task of performing market surveillance in automated, high-frequency trading environments. Another challenging area for algorithmic trading is that of risk management, when questions of risk…

Knight Capital and Getco Complete Transformation to KCG

With the completion of the merger between high-frequency trading (HFT) specialist Getco and broker-dealer Knight Capital, KCG was launched as a single entity on July 2, 2013, creating a securities firm of considerable size and scale in the US and global…

Getco Reveals Team for Life with Knight

Getco has released details of the management team that will lead the company, following the Knight Capital merger set to go through in the second quarter.

Getco Makes Takeover Bid for Troubled Knight

Chicago-based Getco has tabled a bid to buy fellow electronic market-maker Knight Capital Group, which has been struggling since an expensive technical glitch cost the firm $460 million in August.

Getco Enhances Algo Suite

Electronic market-maker Getco has announced the expansion of its algorithmic trading offering, including six new strategies.

NYSE Reallocates Knight's DMM to Getco

Direct market making for Knight's allocation of NYSE listed securities becomes the temporary responsibility of Getco until a recapitalization plan is completed.

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