Circuit Breakers Adequate for Flash-Crash Prevention

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Circuit breakers handle anomalous volatility well, without the need for further legislation, GreySpark says.

High-Frequency Trading: The Fast and the Furious is the first of a two-part report that examines the regulatory landscape around high-frequency trading (HFT), defining the activity and analyzing recent events that have garnered widespread media attention for the perceived effects of the practice. Although various measures to curb HFT have been suggested by regulators and politicians alike─minimum resting periods, order messaging ratios, market-maker obligations and more─GreySpark suggests that

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