Category Archives: Exchanges and Trading

For Superfast Stock Traders, a Way to Jump Ahead in Line – WSJ.com

For Superfast Stock Traders, a Way to Jump Ahead in Line – WSJ.com.

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NYSE to Pay $5 Million Penalty to SEC – WSJ.com

NYSE to Pay $5 Million Penalty to SEC – WSJ.com. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday it found that the NYSE had delivered stock-price quotes and other data to subscribers of two so-called proprietary data feeds as much as … Continue reading

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On Wall Street, the Rising Cost of High-Speed Trading – NYTimes.com

On Wall Street, the Rising Cost of High-Speed Trading – NYTimes.com.

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Interview With A High-Frequency Trader | ZeroHedge

Interview With A High-Frequency Trader | ZeroHedge. I think the best way to understand HFT’s impact on you is to understand its advantages over you. There are three major ones. One, HFTs have better access to the market. They have … Continue reading

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Strong and Fast Markets, but No Time to Think

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Errant Trades at Knight Capital Reveal a Risk Few Expected – NYTimes.com

Errant Trades at Knight Capital Reveal a Risk Few Expected – NYTimes.com.

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Wave of Volatile Trading Unsettles U.S. Markets – NYTimes.com

Wave of Volatile Trading Unsettles U.S. Markets – NYTimes.com.

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Study: High-Speed Trading Hurts Long-Term Investors – WSJ.com

Study: High-Speed Trading Hurts Long-Term Investors – WSJ.com. Investors trying to trade cost-effectively often find themselves standing in line behind the fleet-footed traders and are forced to wait to execute their trades, which in turn can cause poorer results, the … Continue reading

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Stock Research, For a Select Few – WSJ.com

Stock Research, For a Select Few – WSJ.com. A growing group of Wall Street salespeople and brokers has created a shadow stock-research business that caters to big, fast-money traders but isn’t available to retail investors. On July 10, for instance, … Continue reading

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New Technology and Rules Transform Bond Market – NYTimes.com

New Technology and Rules Transform Bond Market – NYTimes.com. Bond traders have long defined Wall Street’s swagger and, in good years, generated a large share of its profits. Now, though, an upheaval is taking place in the bond business that … Continue reading

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