high frequency trading
Cboe ‘Speed Bump’ Runs Into SEC Road Block
The commission rejected a proposal to delay incoming executable orders on a Cboe exchange to curb a strategy used by high-frequency traders.
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.
Barclays, Credit Suisse Fined $154M Over Dark Pools
The SEC and New York State allege the banks misrepresented that they would keep high-frequency traders out of their alternative trading systems.
SEC Seeks to Rein in Off-Exchange Traders
The proposed change would enhance regulatory oversight of active proprietary trading firms, such as high-frequency traders.
Bank of England Comes to Defense of ‘Flash Boys’
A study of the effects of high-frequency trading on U.K. stock prices claims to show that HFT firms make for a more efficient market.
SEC to Put Stock Exchanges Under the Microscope
Stock exchanges will be subject to further scrutiny by the Securities and Exchange Commission this year.
SEC Fixing Edgar Flaw
The SEC's process for disseminating Form 4 filings is being tweaked in order to level the playing field for investors.
Frequent But Inefficient
High-frequency trading might reduce liquidity, not boost it as its defenders claim.
Some Investors Get a Jump on SEC Filings, Study Says
In more than half the cases analyzed, a Form 4 filing was available to an institutional investor before it was posted on EDGAR.
High-Frequency Trader Manipulated Thousands of Stocks
Athena Capital Research's algorithm flooded the market with orders at the end of the trading day to tilt share prices in the firm's favor, says the SEC.
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.