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US stock market is rigged by high-speed traders, says Michael Lewis

US stock market is rigged by high-speed traders, says Michael Lewis | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
Author of The Big Short says in his latest book that high-frequency trading is costing other investors billions of dollars
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For those interested in HFT....

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Nasdaq crash triggers fear of data meltdown

Nasdaq crash triggers fear of data meltdown | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
Digital infrastructure exceeding limits of human control, industry experts warn
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A much less equivocal take on the Nasdaq outage compared to the Forbes article!

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Salesman for software company selling to HFT firms: 'We robotise events'

Salesman for software company selling to HFT firms: 'We robotise events' | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
Voices of finance: Joris Luyendijk talks to a software salesman about adjusting to the world of high-frequency trading and the need for speed
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Amazing interview of a salesman for a HFT firm - beautiful description of what his firm actually does and wonderful insights into the reality of the world of banking. The Joris Lyendijk banking blog has many other interviews of the sort, I recommend all of them without hesitation.

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Cass Experts Online - Cass Business School, London

Cass Experts Online - Cass Business School, London | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
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Ian Marsh is an expert in high frequency trading and carries out work for the bank of England and other regulatory authorities on its implications.

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High-Frequency Trading by Peter Gomber, Björn Arndt, Marco Lutat, Tim Uhle :: SSRN

High-Frequency Trading by Peter Gomber, Björn Arndt, Marco Lutat, Tim Uhle :: SSRN | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
High-frequency trading (HFT) has recently drawn massive public attention fuelled by the U.S. May 6, 2010 flash crash and the tremendous increases in trading vol
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Interesting working paper summarizing current academic research on HFT - commissioned by the Deutsche Börse should highly relevant.

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Nasdaq Details Cause Of Flash Freeze, Says Data Flood Forced Shutdown

Nasdaq Details Cause Of Flash Freeze, Says Data Flood Forced Shutdown | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
Exchange accepts blame for outage, but says rival NYSE and broader industry structure were also big factors.
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Nasdaq outage: was it caused by HFT? Read and make up your mind...

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High Frequency Trading | Latest FT Trading Room news from the Financial Times

High Frequency Trading | Latest FT Trading Room news from the Financial Times | FMI Paris Research Methods | Scoop.it
Latest High Frequency Trading news from the FT Trading Room section of the Financial Times
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This Financial Times page provides all the latest HFT news - what you need to know every day about a fast-moving industry (see in particular the article about the short life-span of HFT algorithms).

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