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  • A single program that placed orders — and subsequently canceled them — made up 4 percent of all quote traffic in the U.S. stock market last week. The motive of the algorithm is still unclear.

  • High-Speed Trading Is Good for Markets: Pro Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:34 AM ET

    Electronic glitches are simply a fact of life in modern fragmented markets and human error, not technology, is to blame for multi-billion dollar trading errors, Tanuja Randery, chief executive of MarketPrizm, told CNBC on Monday.

  • In an acknowledgment that regulators have fallen behind the traders they oversee, the agency is turning to one high-frequency trading firm for help. The New York Times reports.

  • UPDATE 5-Trading errors rattle Indian stock market Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 10:56 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Oct 5- A flurry of erroneous orders placed by an Indian broker sent the country's top stock market tumbling briefly on Friday, raising renewed concerns about the stability of trading systems after a series of global market glitches.

  • UPDATE 4-Trading errors rattle Indian stock market Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Oct 5- A flurry of erroneous orders placed by an Indian broker sent the country's top stock market tumbling briefly on Friday, raising renewed concerns about the stability of trading systems after a series of global market glitches.

  • UK shares eye one-week highs in thin, jittery trade Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    *FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct, near one-week highs. LONDON, Oct 4- Britain's FTSE 100 hovered around one-week highs on Thursday, in thin, jittery trade, with investors unwilling to put on big bets ahead of a European Central Bank meeting later in the session and a key U.S. job reports on Friday. By 1023 GMT, the UK's FTSE 100.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- Nasdaq canceled some trades in shares of Kraft Foods Group that had pushed the stock up about 29 percent in just one minute, the latest in a string of trading glitches that have rattled market confidence. During the one-minute period, Kraft shares surged as high as $58.54 after opening at $45.44.

  • *SEC convenes roundtable following Knight error. The SEC convened the roundtable following a major glitch at Knight Capital on Aug. 1 that led to a $440 million trading loss that nearly bankrupted the firm. The SEC has also launched a broad review into technology issues at major brokerage firms.

  • *Chicago Fed warned of need for "kill switch" in 2010* SEC can't impose limits on HFT without consensus-official* Some traders are trying to build HFT-free trading zone* Retail investors looking for SEC to lead on HFT reform By Emily Flitter and Sarah N. Lynch. Only now is the SEC getting around to taking a closer look at some of those issues.

  • *Chicago Fed warned of need for "kill switch" in 2010* SEC can't impose limits on HFT without consensus-official* Some traders are trying to build HFT-free trading zone* Retail investors looking for SEC to lead on HFT reform By Emily Flitter and Sarah N. Lynch. Only now is the SEC getting around to taking a closer look at some of those issues.

  • *SEC can't impose limits on HFT without consensus-official. *Retail investors looking for SEC to lead on HFT reform.

  • *Chicago Fed warned of need for "kill switch" in 2010* SEC can't impose limits on HFT without consensus-official* Some traders are trying to build HFT-free trading zone* Retail investors looking for SEC to lead on HFT reform By Emily Flitter and Sarah N. Lynch. Only now is the SEC getting around to taking a closer look at some of those issues.

  • Nasdaq Offers $40 Million for Facebook Compensation Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 5:06 PM ET
    NASDAQ MarketSite Tower, Times Square, New York, NY

    Nasdaq OMX Group proposed a "one-time" payout of about $40 million to compensate some financial firms that suffered losses from botched trades during the Facebook IPO.

  • Stocks Recover to End Mixed; Techs Drag Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks bounced off their lows to finish mixed in another choppy session Thursday amid ongoing speculation over whether Greece will exit the euro zone.

  • Stocks to Watch: HPQ, FB, P & More Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Wednesday:

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Big Board and Nasdaq Vie for Companies Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:30 AM ET
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    In a fight for listings, the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange are stealing companies from one another as the number of companies listing on the two exchanges dwindles, the New York Times reports.

  • Cramer's 'Man Vs. Machine' Trade Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | 3:40 PM ET

    If the SEC fails to regulate high-frequency trading, then this stock could be a winner. Plus, Cramer's call on gold.