High-Frequency Trading


  • The 'furor' over high-speed trading  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses the buzz around Michael Lewis' new book, "Flash Boys."

  • Watch the fight that stopped trading at the NYSE Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:38 PM ET
    Brad Katsuyama squares off with William O'Brien on high frequency trading on CNBC's Power Lunch.

    It was the fight that stopped trading on the floor of the NYSE.

  • Brad Katsuyama: Believe the markets are rigged  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Brad Katsuyama, IEX; William O'Brien, BATS Global Markets president, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, debate high-frequency trading and if the stock market is "rigged."

  • The great debate: Combating HFTs image  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Brad Katsuyama, IEX; William O'Brien, BATS Global Markets president, "Flash Boys" author Michael Lewis; and CNBC's Bob Pisani, debate high-frequency trading and the perceived unfairness in the public exchanges.

  • Michael Lewis: There's a Wall St. solution to HFT  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Michael Lewis, author of "Flash Boys," shares his thoughts on the fragmentation he sees in the markets and how he would level the playing field on Wall Street.

  • Michael Lewis: HFT traders exploit system  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    "Flash Boys" author Michael Lewis, takes on the topic of high-frequency trading and explains why he believes the stock market is "rigged."

  • NYSE floor trader blasts high-frequency trading Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    High-frequency trading is a "cancer" that is destroying the original purpose of the market, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • The HFT debate: Beneficiaries of speed trading  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    Manoj Narang, Tradeworx CEO & founder, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, debate the assertions that high-frequency traders have "rigged" the stock market.

  • Is HFT trading or skimming?  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    Manoj Narang, Tradeworx CEO & founder, shares his opinions on what high-frequency trading is all about. Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and the FMHR traders dispute his position.

  • FBI to investigate HFT  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    The heat is on high-frequency traders amid reports the FBI is now investigating possible abuses in the industry, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • HFT: Investors' clients are 'key losers'  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, says institutional investors let high-frequency trading happen because they failed to see trading as a valuable contributor to the investment process.

  • For traders, HFT almost irrelevant: Pro  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley vice chairman of wealth management, discusses the issues surrounding high-frequency trading and explains the differences between traders and analysts.

  • FBI probes HFT  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The SEC, CFTC and FINRA are working with the FBI to see if high frequency trading violates insider trading laws.

  • High-frequency trade can improve liquidity: Expert  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Alex Frino, professor at Macquarie Graduate School of Management, says that no evidence has been found to link high-frequency trading to increased volatility but that it can improve liquidity.

  • Urs Rüegsegger, group CEO of Six Group, says high frequency trading within the rules is not a concern, but "dark pools" are a concern.

  • FBI investigating high-speed trading outfits Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Federal agents are investigating whether high-speed trading companies violate laws by using fast-moving market data not available to other traders.

  • High frequency trader takes on 'Flash Boys' author  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    Irene Aldridge, Able Alpha Trading managing partner and "High Frequency Trading" author, explains why she thinks Michael Lewis was paid to write an "anti- high frequency novel."

  • Michael Lewis now criticizing BNP Paribas banker  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a recent dispute between "Flash Boys" author Michael Lewis and a BNP Paribas banker.

  • SEC pushing for consolidation: Attorney  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 3:37 PM ET

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow and Thomas Sporkin, BuckleySandler LLP partner, discuss the controversy over high-frequency trading and the need for consolidation in the stock market.

  • Market 'rigged': Michael Lewis  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Peter Sorrentino, Huntington Funds senior VP, discuss Michael Lewis' allegations the stock market is "rigged."