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CNBC.com managing editor Allen Wastler, discusses three stories heating up on the web, including one high-frequency trading paper Wall Street is freaking out about.
A new book is out defending high-frequency trading, with its author calling critic Michael Lewis "dead wrong."
Peter Kovac, "Flash Boys: Not So Fast" author, discusses where Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys" went wrong. Insight into high-frequency trading, with Tom Joyce, Arxis Capital; and CNBC contributor Jon Najarian.
The WSJ reported on academic studies which have found a time lag between when important SEC filing documents are posted and when the same information is sold to private subscribers. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
Rapid-fire investors get access to documents before other users of the SEC's system for distributing company filings, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Wells Fargo is closing down its alternative trading system, or "dark pool," due to decreased customer demand.
The Securities Exchange Commission on Thursday accused a New York-based trading firm of manipulating the closing price of thousands of stocks.
Dmitry Loschinin, CEO of Luxoft, a company that provides software for high frequency trading platforms, says there has been growth in the area.
The first federal prosecution in the U.S. for issuing a large trade order with the intent to cancel those orders after they've moved the market, known as spoofing, has taken place, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Barclays' CEO told CNBC the bank has a strong defense to allegations it used its private trading system to benefit high-speed traders.
Eric Schneiderman defended a controversial lawsuit against the British bank Barclays and opposed its motion to dismiss the case.
High-speed platforms would begin to look less like impenetrable computer fortresses and more like old-fashioned exchange floors under the plan.
It's the biggest complaint of the trading community this year: where has all the volume gone?
A program to change the way small-company stocks are traded could slow high-frequency action, though some worry that the initial steps are too tepid.
Bart Chilton, DLA Piper senior policy advisor and CFTC former commissioner, has now left the CFTC and is working alongside the lobbying group for high-frequency trading. As a regulator, Chilton blasted high-frequency traders as "cheetahs." CNBC's Eamon Javers and Kate Kelly provide perspective.
Bart Chilton, DLA Piper senior policy advisor and CFTC former commissioner, talks about the "revolving door" between the public and private sector.
Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton was famous for calling high frequency traders "cheetahs." CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Chilton has now left the CFTC is working alongside the lobbying group for high frequency trading.
Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton, who has blasted high-frequency traders as "cheetahs," has gone to work with a leading HFT association.
Mark Pumfrey, head of EMEA at Liquidnet, defends dark pools saying it is important that they exist to protect retail investors.
Rebecca Healey, senior analyst at Tabb Group, discusses the importance of dark pools and says the focus should be on providing greater clarity.