Tag Archives: compliance

Dr. Peter Wiesing, Founder and CEO, Global Arbitrage Group, Speaker at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Hong Kong

Dr. Peter Wiesing, CEO, Global Arbitrage Group, will be a featured speaker at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Hong Kong (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com), November 21-23, forum organized by Golden Networking in the world’s major financial centers, including New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo and London. Dr. Peter Wiesing, Founder and CEO Global Arbitrage Group.Peter holds a MSc in theoretical physics ... Read More »

Maximizing your Sponsorship Budget with High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum Singapore, SGX Centre, Nov 21-23

How to get the best return on your corporate sponsorship budget? Welcome to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum, “How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World”, the most influential high-frequency trading conference series that Golden Networking, partnering with information leader UltraHighFrequencyTrading.com, brings to hundreds of equities, FX, futures and derivatives practitioners and industry professionals in the world’s most ... Read More »

Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders, Presenting at Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum in London

Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), will be presenting at Institutional Investor's Global Growth Markets Forum, Achieving International Investment Standards,  in Waldorf Hilton, London, November 2nd. He will be interviewed on the topic "High-Frequency Trading Opportunities in Emerging Markets". The stock exchanges ... Read More »

High Frequency Trading Automating Routine Tasks, Says Infinium Capital’s Aaron Lebovitz

For Aaron Lebovitz, one of the leading high-frequency traders featured in Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), high-frequency trading is just automating the routine tasks that traders have been performing for decades. He adds that there is a misconception that high-frequency trading is about making ... Read More »

Are Speed Traders the Most Responsible and Risk-Averse Players in the Market?

For Manoj Narang, Chief Executive Officer of Tradeworx, one glaring misconception is that high-frequency trading generates massive profits for Wall Street. First of all, he says, Wall Street has very little to do with high-frequency trading, and second, the profits are actually very modest. He adds: "People have the misconception that high-frequency trading practitioners have a kind of ‘cowboy mentality’ ... Read More »

Union Square Ventures Raising Money for Early Stage Fund

On Tuesday, November 1, 2011, venture capitalists and future business leaders will have the opportunity to mingle during a special Golden Networking Happy Hour event at San Rocco (39 West 24th St., New York, NY, 10010). This will be a unique opportunity to connect with the visionaries, investors, and advisors of the next Facebook, Google, and Groupon. The latest development ... Read More »

Human Traders No Longer Allowed Near High Frequency Trading Execution Systems

It took a while for Adam Afshar, one of the leading high-frequency traders featured in Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), to believe that the markets were more or less efficient under normal circumstances and to realize that the analysts at most firms provided no ... Read More »

Big Apple Home to Another Tech Start-Up, as Yelp Opens New York Office

On Tuesday, November 1, 2011, venture capitalists and future business leaders will have the opportunity to mingle during a special Golden Networking Happy Hour event at San Rocco (39 West 24th St., New York, NY, 10010). This will be a unique opportunity to connect with the visionaries, investors, and advisors of the next Facebook, Google, and Groupon. On Wednesday, New ... Read More »

Speed Trading Becoming Bigger, Stronger and more Prevalent

For John Netto, one of the leading high-frequency traders featured in Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), high-frequency trading is going to get bigger, stronger and more prevalent. "There are potential regulatory changes that might impact the growth of high-frequency trading; that is always a ... Read More »

High Frequency Traders not ‘Taking Advantage’ of other Investors, says GLC’s Theakston

For Stuart Theakston, Head of Quantitative Research and Automated Trading, GLC Ltd, of the biggest misconceptions are that high-frequency traders are some-how ‘taking advantage’ of other investors; this is entirely bogus, he says. "They are actually getting paid, in a very competitive market, to provide a service to other investors (that service is immediate liquidity)." Mr. Theakston, one of the ... Read More »