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  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The use of an acronym, PTF, in a new investigative report about the 2014 flash crash had folks scratching their heads. What is it?

  • Expect more exchange glitches: Pro

    We didn't stop trading, says Joe Saluzzi, Themis Trading, sharing his thoughts on the impact of the technical problems that brought trading to a halt of Wednesday at the NYSE. Also Themis weighs in on market fragmentation versus market competition.

  • Brad Katsuyama, president and CEO of IEX Group Inc.

    Brad Katsuyama, the hero of "Flash Boys," is introducing the fourth-largest U.S. stock exchange and isn't worried about HFT.

  • IEX: Hopefully launch exchange 2015

    Brad Katsuyama, IEX Group President & CEO, discusses the process of becoming an exchange, and simplifying the pricing structure in the markets.

  • Jack Bouroudjian

    Janet Yellen just added fuel to the fire that HFT is to blame for all the ill in the market. Trader Jack Boroudjian says that's just wrong.

  • The 'flash crash' of 2010 in 90 seconds

    Five years ago today, the stock market fell nearly 1,000 points in a matter of seconds. Here's how it went down on CNBC.

  • 5 years after Dow's flash crash: What has changed

    Sayena Mostowfi, principal and head of U.S. equities research at TABB Group, discusses the lessons learned from the 2010 ¿flash crash¿ that sent the blue-chip Dow plummeting nearly 1,000 points.

  • Man shining flashlight in computer server room

    The "Flash Crash" arrest proves that it's time to stop mocking Michael Lewis—and do something.

  • Brad Katsuyama, president and CEO of IEX Group Inc.

    Competition alive and well in equity space.

  • Did HFT spark 2010 'flash crash'?

    High-frequency trading is back in the spotlight after the arrest of a U.K. trader who allegedly caused the May 2010 Wall Street "flash crash." CNBC discusses the news with Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppy traders.com.

  • Accused 'Flash Crash' trader granted $7.6 million bail

    Accused UK flash crash trader Navinder Singh Sarao has been granted a strict, conditional $7.6 million bail, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost.

  • 'Flash Crash' trader to attend extradition hearing

    CNBC reports from Westminster Magistrate's Court in London, where a high frequency trader accused of market manipulation in 2010 is due for an extradition hearing.

  • Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

    A trader has been charged with illegally manipulating the market. Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton, provides perspective on the joint report by the CFTC and the SEC at the time of the "flash crash."

  • 'Inconsistencies glaring': Lopresti on 'Flash Crash' arrest

    The DOJ charged a high-frequency trader with illegally manipulating the stock market. Marc Lopresti, Lopresti Law Group; Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners; CNBC's Jeff Cox, provide perspective.

  • What is an E-mini S&P 500 futures contract and why did it help enable the flash crash?

  • Tough to keep up with tech cheats who commit fraud

    The DOJ is charging high-frequency trader Navinder Singh Sarao with illegally manipulating the stock market contributing to the 2010 "flash crash." Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and CNBC contributor Bethany McLean, discuss.

  • A trader with Virtu Financial Capital Markets (r) views a monitor at the NYSE.

    High-frequency trading firm Virtu saw its shares soar after its IPO.

  • There's one big gaping hole in today's high-speed markets, explains D Keith Ross, head alternative-market operator PDQ.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wall Street pros still feel investors are playing on a tilted field, though they're less concerned about a "rigged" market than a year ago.

  • The SEC voted Wednesday to issue a proposal requiring proprietary high speed trading firms to register with regulators.