High-Frequency Trading


  • Wall Street’s diminishing need for speed Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    "What you have today is not so much speed being a factor, but the certainty of the speed," Nasdaq OMX CEO Bob Greifeld said.

  • High-frequency traders may be sitting out: Cashin Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:40 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Low volatility has been the norm lately, and Art Cashin thinks one reason may be that some high-frequency traders are sitting out.

  • Dark pools in crosshairs after Barclays charges Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Efforts to reform dark pool stock trading likely got a lift from accusations this week leveled against Barclays.

  • Barclays launches internal dark pool investigation Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 4:22 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays Plc.

    In a memo to staff, Barclays CEO Anthony Jenkins warns he will not "tolerate any circumstances in which our clients are lied to".

  • NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, discusses allegations that Barclays demonstrated a disturbing disregard for "ordinary" investors and operated a "dark pool" that favored high-frequency traders.

  • NY AG suing Barclays over 'dark pools' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    New York AG Eric Schneiderman will file a securities fraud lawsuit against Barclays for its use of "dark pools" on Wednesday.

  • NY AG sues Barclays over 'dark pool'     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Marty Thompson reports New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a suit against Barclays alleging Barclays grew its dark pool through false statements to clients.

  • SEC must share blame for 'rigged markets': Pro     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:32 PM ET

    Seth Merin, CEO of Liquidnet, explains why he thinks the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has failed in its mission to ensure fairness in the stock market.

  • Senate scrutinizes market structure     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the Senate's focus on market structure and high-frequency trading.

  • Katsuyama: Intend to make IEX exchange     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    IEX Group President & CEO Brad Katsuyama, provides an update on his efforts to make IEX an exchange. He says he is "very happy" to have hired John Ramsay, former acting head of the SEC's trading and markets division.

  • Katsuyama on HFT: We see changes coming     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    IEX Group president & CEO Brad Katsuyama shares his experience testifying before a Senate committee on high-frequency trading.

  • High-speed trading under fire     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Brad Katsuyama of IEX is testifying on Capitol Hill where a hearing over high-frequency trading is taking place.

  • Study reveals suspiciously profitable trades     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    FMHR trader Pete Najarian provides perspective on a new study which reveals suspicious profitable trades surrounding public company deals. Andrew Ross Sorkin, weighs in.

  • 1 in 4 deals involves insider trading: Study     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin provides insight to a new study which reveals just how prevalent insider trading is on Wall Street.

  • HFT hearings good for transparency: Chilton     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Bart Chilton, former CFTC commissioner, shares his thoughts on the high-frequency trading hearings taking place on Capitol Hill. Chilton says these hearings will bring transparency to the markets and that's a good thing.

  • Senate hears HFT debate     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    A Senate panel is currently holding a hearing on high-frequency trading and other forms of automated trading in futures markets. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details.

  • Senate panel holds HFT hearing     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:27 AM ET

    Today a Senate panel will hold a hearing on high-frequency trading. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the committee will focus on "payment for order flow" and if it's a conflict of interest for brokers.

  • What the SEC needs to do about HFT: Jon Najarian Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    As the SEC mulls how to tighten the reins on high-frequency trading, "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian weighs in on the areas they should focus on.

  • IEX, BATS to testify on HFT: Report     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Brad Katsuyama of IEX, BATS Global CEO and others will testify before the Senate on high-frequency trading next week, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Julian Robertson: Great bubble economy     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans speaks to investing legend Julian Robertson, about the current state of the markets. Robertson says managers of our economy are making it unattractive to own bonds at all, so people are putting all their money into stocks.