Fast and Furious: High Frequency Trading Raises Hackles
Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys" has whipped up a furious tornado of criticism about high frequency trading. But the market and regulators need to resist the urge to ban the practice and instead embrace the notion of high frequency monitoring and surveillance.
Nasdaq OMX Blazed Datacenter Hosting Trail 10 Years Ago
Ten years ago Nasdaq OMX moved its matching engines and corporate technology to a Verizon datacenter. The decision turned heads in the financial services world. Today, the practice of utilizing third-party datacenter services is becoming commonplace.
SIP Up for Bid
After Nasdaq OMX said it will stop running the securities information processor, the UTP SIP Committee has decided to put the job out for bid, according to sources.
Reg SCI To The Rescue?
The SEC's proposed Regulation SCI includes mandatory requirements to boost resiliency and compliance standards in automated trading systems, but market participants have their doubts and are requesting changes.
Your Top 10 Articles of 2013
IT salary trends, career advice, trading glitches and articles about Senator Elizabeth Warren's efforts to confront banks are the articles you read the most this year. Here are the top 10 most read articles in Wall Street & Technology's community for 2013.
Top 10 Takeaways from Futures Industry Event
FIA Expo proved to be a valuable learning and networking experience, writes Dan Hubscher of Object Trading. He offers a rundown on the key issues discussed including regulation for market safety, kill switches and new competition for futures exchanges.