14 April 2014

Stock Exchange Fees Distort Markets

Tom Groenfeldt, techandfinance.com

Brokers are unlikely to put their customers’ interests first as long as exchanges pay them more in maker-taker fees that they earn from commissions. rest of story...


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    Michael Lewis Claim ‘Irresponsible’: Nasdaq OMX CEO Greifeld

    Nasdaq OMX CEO Bob Greifeld, on “Charlie Rose,” reflects on the evolution of market technology over the past decade and says Michael Lewis’s claim that the market is rigged was ...
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    ‘Flash Boys’ Complete Nonsense: CMCRC’s Aitken

    CMCRC CEO Professor Michael Aitken, who has conducted multiple academic studies on HFT, says there is no evidence presented in the coverage stimulated by the release of Michael Lewis’s “Flash ...
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    LEIs: A Panacea for Market Risk?

    Dodd-Frank mandated the creation of Legal Entity Identifiers, or LEIs, to identify institutions participating in financial transactions, particularly in the swaps and derivatives markets, and help ...

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Fact vs. Fiction: Defining the HFT Debate

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Without a standard definition of high-frequency trading, the great HFT debate has been driven by emotion and opinion rather than by fact and education. A clear and consistent definition of HFT is needed so that regulators, media, the public and market participants can have a constructive debate b... Continue

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