Though High Frequency Trading
(HFT) sometimes has a potential to create an alpha - the financnial world's word for high-end returns - as managers exploit opportunities provided by volatility, it has, at the same time, the potential to disrupt the market - just as it did May 2010, when the 'Flash Crash' hit the market.
At the heart of the lawsuit, filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, is the murky world of high frequency trading
It is estimated that 70 per cent of trading in the US and 40 per cent in Europe involve this high frequency trading
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking to enact new regulations to curb system-abusing high frequency trading
(HFT) in U.
Summary: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking to enact new regulations to curb system-abusing high frequency trading
(HFT) in U.
com)-- A huge majority of respondents say high frequency trading
on Wall Street should be outlawed, according to a new poll just released by Money Examiners.
The law will also ban some forms of commodity trading and activities such as high frequency trading
The faster connectivity enables Strike to achieve the highest density and lowest port-to-port latency Ethernet performance, enabling the fastest response times for high frequency trading
org/61eCa0mPb (describing the emergence of high frequency trading
as "the lovechild of 12 years of SEC rulemaking and advances in trading technology.
Instead, the majority of trades are now dominated by traders utilizing powerful computer algorithms in a practice known as high frequency trading
FINRA will continue to aggressively pursue disciplinary action for illegal conduct, including abusive momentum ignition strategies and high frequency trading
activity that inappropriately undermines legitimate trading activity, in addition to related supervisory failures.
Thanks to Zerohedge, came across this very interesting and disturbing paper on High Frequency Trading