1. FIA EPTA believes in a comprehensive regulatory framework and as such
2(1)(d), which would require authorisation of all market participants with
regulated markets and multilateral trading facilities.
BY Peter Gomber
High-frequency trading (HFT) has recently drawn massive public attention
fuelled by the
U.S. May 6, 2010 flash crash and the tremendous increases in trading
volumes of HFT
strategies. Indisputably, HFT...
By MICHAEL J. MCGOWAN
Over the last decade, there has been a dramatic shift in how
securities are traded in the capital markets. Utilizing
supercomputers and complex algorithms that pick up on breaking
By John Gapper
How London bankers learned to gamble.
Not so many decades ago, the City-London's financial district-was deadly
dull compared with Wall Street, with its Milkens and black swans. It's been...
By Bill Davidow
In 1984, Yale sociologist Charles Perrow published his classic book, Normal
Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies. The odd term, "normal
accident," Perrow wrote, is meant to signal that,...
BY Elizabeth Parisian
We're nearly four years into the Great Recession and the suffering it's
caused. And by now we are all familiar with its hardest-hit victims -- the
HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT
High-Frequency Trading at the Speed of Light
High-frequency traders are playing the system profiting from the 11 millisecond time difference between Chicago and New York, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jon Najarian, TradeMonster.com co-founder, weighs in.