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John Lothian Newsletter: CFTC votes to propose registration, risk controls for automated-trading firms; If China Killed Commodity Super Cycle, Fed Is About to Bury It; Europe’s Mifid markets rules set for year’s delay

First Read Autocrats By John Lothian, Doug Ashburn, and Jim Kharouf - JLN It would be safe to say that in the months prior to yesterday's CFTC proposed rule on automated trading, that those who spoke to the agency were convinced that the rule would be more flexible...

John Lothian Newsletter: Exchanges and interdealer brokers reshape to face fragmenting market; ICE Futures Singapore Launches with Commodity and FX Contracts Serving Asian Markets; GMEX’s CMF granted CFTC approval

First Read Boy Scouts Search for a New Path; Now is not the time for the Boy Scouts of America to recede from its long-standing national role. By MICHAEL S. MALONE - WSJ Having passed through the controversy over its acceptance of gay members in 2013 and gay leaders...

A Tale of Two Issues: Zach Ziliak Breaks Down the HFT Debate

Zach Ziliak has seen both sides of the HFT universe. As a quant at an investment bank, he developed trading algorithms. As an attorney, he represents firms covering the whole Investment spectrum. As a participant in the AT 9000 initiative, he is working on the...

HFT Rules: Rules for the Algo Highway

Customer confidence has been hit by a number of different events over the past several years and high frequency trading (HFT) problems have been among them. Ben Van Vliet, assistant professor of finance, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology has...

HFT Rules: Three Part HFT Harmony

High-frequency trading (HFT) has been in the financial press a lot over the past several years. From the Flash Crash of 2010 to the collapse of Knight Capital in 2012, trading glitches and the negative impact of HFT on markets and investor confidence is...

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