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Michael Lewis' Flash Boys

Robert Zevin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Robert Zevin

The real value of the book is that its detailed description of this particular scam provides a universal blueprint of the way all such scams work on Wall Street, throughout the financial industry.

Flash Boys Puts a Flashlight on Dark, Predatory HFT Trading

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The industry counters by denying these facts and boldly claiming that they provide liquidity and lower costs, but it has been demonstrated that HFT is more often a liquidity taker than a liquidity provider and, if anything, raises the costs of trading.

Hedgzilla vs. Finothra

J.E. Fishman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
J.E. Fishman

Destroying civilization as we know it never figured into Hedgzilla and Finothra's plans. It's just that, you know, stuff happens. Did I really destroy your house with my giant tail? Golly. How about -- I know! -- a visit to the house in East Hampton for my larger-than-life friends.

Mark Gongloff

Bernie Madoff Shares Thoughts On Modern Finance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.26.2012 | Business

Bernie Madoff's primary occupation of being a prison inmate has apparently lost its thrill because he's taken up a new hobby: opining on the state of ...

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!

Fat Finger? No Way

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Speed traders make a fraction of a penny in fees, paid by stock exchanges, for each of the quadrillions of orders that traders can execute within mere seconds -- while losing no money, ever.

D.M. Levine

SEC Approves New NYSE 'Dark Pool' Trading Platform

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business

Don't call it a dark pool. On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a new trading program at the New York Stock Exchange int...

Is the Stock Market Rigged? (Excerpt)

Scott Patterson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
Scott Patterson

The question is explored broadly in Dark Pools: High-Speed Traders, A.I. Bandits, and the Threat to the Global Financial System.

Robert Lenzner: Whole Story On High Speed Trading Remains Unclear

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CBS 60 Minutes segment last night on high speed computer trading-50%-70% of all trading in stocks- strongly suggested that insiders on Wall St...

Brett King: Banks are Losing the Customer and Innovation Battle

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

Banks are just too slow at innovating the customer experience, leaving social media and mobile internet banking to third-parties, telecoms operators, device manufacturers, and tech start-ups.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Shahien Nasiripour

"Dark Pools": Regulators Turn Up The Heat On Opaque Stock Trading

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing tough new regulations of anonymous trading platforms that compete with traditional stock exchanges...

Goldman Sachs Defends Trading Practices: Dark Pools, Flash Trading, Short Selling

Telegraph | James Quinn, US Business Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a document handed to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the investment bank asserts that such practices, some of which the SEC is loo...