Media to Go Tech-Free in Data Release ‘Lockups’
The Trump administration says reporters' use of computers in secure lockup rooms can give high-speed traders a "head start" on market-moving news.
Virtu Buys Rival Trading Firm KCG for $1.4B
The combination of two high-frequency traders comes as low volatility has been squeezing the profits that firms make from rapid-fire trades.
Frequent But Inefficient
High-frequency trading might reduce liquidity, not boost it as its defenders claim.
Are Tech Glitches Triggering Market Swings?
Basic errors in software testing and deployment may be responsible for wild swings in the stock markets, according to the SEC.
SEC Chief: Tech Glitches Triggering Wild Market Swings
Basic errors in software testing and deployment, maybe as much as newfangled algorithms, have caused the trading malfunctions in the stock markets, says Mary Schapiro.