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High Frequency Traders

Lewis On Flash Crash Worst-Case Scenario: 'I'm Not Sure Anybody Knows'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

Michael Lewis, the well known author of “The Big Short” and “Liars’ Poker,” talked with HuffPost Live Wednesday about the dangers of high-fr...

Mark Gongloff

Grading The Truthiness Of All The Michael Lewis Haters

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business

Skilled Wall Street-botherer Michael Lewis has a new book out claiming the stock market is hopelessly rigged against investors, and the backlash from ...

The Real Problem With the Twitter HackCrash

Mark Cuban | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Mark Cuban

Billions of dollars are being invested to make trading without humans faster, cheaper, smarter. The problem is that no matter how smart you make machines, they will never be smart enough in our lifetime to detect all levels of deceit and fraud. Particularly online.

Wall Street Regulator: 'Cheetah' Traders Should Be Fined By The Second

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

* CFTC's Chilton wants high-frequency traders to register * Says regulators "need to get a grip" on market technology By...

What Business Is Wall Street In?

Mark Cuban | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Mark Cuban

Wall Street is no longer serving the purpose that it was designed to. Over just the past five years, the market has changed, with individual stocks becoming pawns in a much bigger game that I feel increasingly less comfortable playing.

D.M. Levine

Market Regulator: We're Failing To Catch The 'Cheetahs'

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

Regulators are trying to catch up with the "cheetahs." That's the nickname bestowed upon high-frequency traders by Bart Chilton, a commissioner at the...

SEC Expands A Major Stock-Market Probe

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

* SEC probe expands to popular ETFs, delay in trades -source * One large, failed trade sparks SEC interest * ETF industr...

Watchdogs To Better Monitor High-Frequency Trading

Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

LONDON (Huw Jones) - Global regulators published guidelines on Thursday to better monitor automated transactions while saying there was little har...

U.S. Regulators Seek High-Frequency Traders' Secret Computer Codes

Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators have taken the unprecedented step of asking high-frequency trading firms to hand over t...

Volatile Commodity Prices Are Costing Consumers Big Time

New York Times | GRAHAM BOWLEY and WILLIAM NEUMAN | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

The extreme volatility of commodities prices and the unpredictability that comes with it is increasing the cost of doing business for everyone....

Preventing the Next Flash Crash

New York Times | EDWARD E. KAUFMAN Jr. AND CARL M. LEVIN | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

ONE year ago, the stock market took a brief and terrifying nose-dive. Almost a trillion dollars in wealth momentarily vanished. Shares in blue-chip co...