Topics: high-frequency trading The HFT Debate: Looking for Consensus May 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. Struggling HFT Firms Focus On New Technologies April 09, 2013High-frequency trading firms face declining profits and increased scrutiny. But microwave and other new technologies are helping keep them in the game. 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. Regs Investigate Whether High-Frequency Traders Are Distorting Markets March 18, 2013Regulators have launched an investigation into whether high-frequency traders are distorting stock and futures markets. 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. High-Speed Traders Grab Significant Profits Away From Traditional Investors, Study Finds December 04, 2012The average aggressive high-speed trader made a daily profit of $45,267 in a month in 2010. Are Wall Street Firms Looking to Third-Party Data Centers To Take Advantage of Efficient Cloud Computing? October 09, 2012In addition to cost savings, third-party data centers offer financial firms an increasing menu of infrastructure services, which can even help create competitive advantage. But security and compliance concerns will likely keep many financial organizations 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. Knight Capital Fiasco: Where Were The Risk Controls? August 01, 2012The incident, which caused stock to swing more than 10 percent in early trading on Wednesday, was entirely preventable, experts say. 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. Flash Crash At BATS Renews Market Concerns March 23, 2012The crash caused BATS to halt its IPO on what should have been the proudest day in the exchange's history. Selerity Launches Low-Latency Dividends Event Data For High-Frequency Traders March 19, 2012The data is obtained using proprietary search and extraction technology delivered via a machine-readable format. 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? Are Exchange Order Fees the Best Way to Regulate High-Frequency Trading? January 18, 2012When it comes to oversight of high-frequency trading, regulators should focus on simplicity, access and competition, according to Wayne Arden, former VP of sales for Nasdaq OMX’s Market Technology division, who says revamping the exchange order fee s Brazilian Investment Bank Selects Calypso for Cross Asset Coverage December 09, 2011As the Brazilian financial market continues to boom, local firms are ramping up their technology to keep up with international demands. Mexico Takes Huge Steps To Boost Its Position In High-Speed Trading Market November 18, 2011The Mexican Exchange, which is the second largest exchange in Latin America, announced a number of strategic and technology initiatives designed to promote foreign investment in the Mexican financial markets and its position as a Latin American leader in h 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.
Will Regulators Aim to Slow Down High-Frequency Trading in 2011? December 06, 2010Since the Flash Crash on May 6, high-frequency traders face a raft of potential new rules, including market maker obligations, taxes on canceled orders and even colocation restrictions.