High-Frequency Trading


  • An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.

  • DC roundtable to feature Who's Who of Wall Street Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    There have been several hearings on stock trading since "Flash Boys," but this one is a little different. Here's why.

  • Are US regulators too aggressive?  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alan Brown, senior adviser at Schroders, discusses high-frequency trading and regulation, as Barclays files to dismiss the U.S. suit against its dark pool trading.

  • SEC: 10 firms face high-frequency-trading probe Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 5:25 PM ET
    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White.

    The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is targeting 10 firms in a high frequency trading probe, according to an SEC document.

  • Citadel CEO: HFT firms need to be secretive Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 2:26 PM ET
    Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive officer, Citadel

    Ken Griffin defended the industry as one that has helped market participants and lowered costs.

  • Payment for order flow fair?  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports what Citadel Ken Griffin had to say about high-frequency trading. FMHR traders Jon Najarian and Josh Brown, discuss.

  • In defense of HFT: Our business is 'clean' Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 3:58 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    HFT is a "clean" industry and among the most regulated industries in the world, the head of a traders association has argued.

  • Dark pools less regulated than HFT: Expert  Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Mark Spanbroek, vice-chairman at European Principal Traders Association, outlines the differences between dark pools and high-frequency trading.

  • More HFT rules would create problems: Pro  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Justin Lyon, CEO of Simudyne, says further high frequency trading regulations would have "unintended consequences".

  • 'Tough' limits on dark pools ahead: ESMA chief  Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Steven Maijoor, chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority, says there will be "tough and hard" limits on the amount of dark pool trading that can be done.

  • 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".

  • Barclays' 'dark pool' protection a 'sham': NY AG  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    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.