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Wall Street Trading

Mark Gongloff

Reason No. 567,397 The Market Is Rigged | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

For at least the past 16 years, stock market traders have apparently been profiting from sneak peeks at the most important monetary policy decisions i...

Runaway High Speed Trading -- Protect Yourself

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

What did the SEC do when it realized the danger to other investors from high-speed trading? Did it warn the American people? Order high speed trading to cease? Ban algorithms designed to cheat other investors? Absolutely not!

Some High-Frequency Trading Proves Infeasible

Irene Aldridge | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Recent arguments accuse high-frequency traders (HFTs) of a specific market distortion scheme. The HFTs, the argument goes, use their soon-to-be-cancelled limit orders to mislead large investors about the shape of the supply and demand curve.