Isn't HFT Getting A Little ... Nuts? March 29, 2013In the HFT game, the number of big-time players seems to be thinning. What can firms do to capture a piece of the shrinking HFT pie? HFT: Makings of an Evil Empire March 28, 2013Wall Street's reputation may be damaged, but don't blame all of the industry's woes on high-frequency trading. HFT Critics Call CFTC Economist's Study “Groundbreaking” December 05, 2012"Something should strike you that this paper is unique when it comes to academic literature on HFT," Themis Trading's partners say. SEC Expands Probe Into Whether Exchanges Favor HFT November 20, 2012The heightened regulatory scrutiny comes on the heels of a series of major technical glitches at capital markets firms that have damaged investor confidence. Capital Markets Outlook 2013: A Cloud Reality Check for HFT Shops? November 05, 2012Algorithmic providers and high-frequency trading shops are running complex calculations in the public cloud, but the economics of storing big data may not be so cheap. SEC Technology Roundtable: How To Test Your Software To Avoid Technical Glitches October 02, 2012During the SEC's market technology roundtable, GETCO CTO Jonathan Ross argued that market participants must follow several testing best practices to avoid technical glitches. Senator Reed Wants Review of Markets in Wake of Glitches September 21, 2012An influential U.S. lawmaker pledged to take a closer look at the safety and soundness of the equity markets following a recent string of technology glitches on Wall Street. Industry in Denial: Market Structure Is the Root of Recent Problems August 02, 2012After the latest electronic trading glitch, this one at Knight Capital, it's easy to see why investors are turning away from the financial markets. Star Turn: Data Management Vendors Take Center Stage as Financial Transparency and Risk Management Are In Vogue July 10, 2012It was data management providers' turn to shine at the SIFMA technology show in New York this year, while the prospects for low-latency vendors dimmed. Flash Crash Second Anniversary: Where's the Outrage? May 01, 2012Despite recent strong returns investors have left the market, mainly because of fear created by the Flash Crash and uncertainty surrounding HFT, writes Sal Arnuk, Themis Trading. Market Fraudsters vs. the Genuine(rs): Who's Winning? March 13, 2012Managing systemic risk — and preventing market abuse — is one of today’s greatest challenges, and regulators have been intensifying their efforts to clean up the markets. But are the good guys winning the war against fraudsters? High-Frequency Trading and the Blind Scales of Justice May 17, 2011The Justice Department and SEC's joint investigation into high-frequency trading could be just what the industry needs, writes special contributing editor Larry Tabb.
The Best Places in the World (for High-Frequency Trading) November 12, 2010A new technique exploits geography to maximize high-frequency trading opportunities between markets. Is HFT Ready to Take Over the World? October 26, 2010As high-frequency traders eye opportunities across the world, emerging markets are joining the low-latency race, increasing exchange throughput capacity, lowering latency and creating a more friendly regulatory environment. Using Real-Time Events in Electronic Trading August 12, 2010Event data is evolving from machine-readable news to give electronic traders new real-time factors The Possible Long-Term Benefits of High-Frequency Trading June 23, 2010Despite the controversy surrounding high-frequency trading, the trading style actually is beneficial to long-term investors and to the market at large, argues Arzhang Kamarei, Managing Partner, Tradeworx.
Lime Brokerage CEO Defends High-Frequency Trading May 19, 2010Jeff Wecker, CEO of Lime Brokerage, defends HFT and argues the trading strategy adds liquidity and brings efficiency to the markets.