The HFT Debate: Looking for ConsensusMay 02, 2013Although supports of HFT and its detractors will always clash, market participants agree that one thing has certainly changed: the role of technology in the equities markets.
Industry Inertia Hampers E-TradingApril 29, 2013Institutional traders see some value in fixed income electronic trading, but a lack of a regulatory push and the desire to maintain existing business models is causing inertia in the move to electronic trading methods.
SAC Capital: When The Feds Came KnockingMarch 29, 2013Early on Friday March 29, federal agents arrested the portfolio manager of SAC, the largest hedge fund in the country. Will SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen, who just enjoyed a week of retail therapy which saw him snap up mansions and Picassos, be next to s
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 EmpireMarch 28, 2013Wall Street's reputation may be damaged, but don't blame all of the industry's woes on high-frequency trading.
The SEC’s New Technology Drive – Pass or Fail?February 22, 2013SEC Chairman Elisse Walters has highlighted what the regulator is doing to prevent technology glitches and fraud. Here are some of the top reactions to its new tech drive.