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    1. August 17, 2015

      Navinder Singh Sarao part 1: reclusive trader or criminal mastermind?

      Clad in a cheap, unbranded grey sweatshirt and matching tracksuit bottoms, Navinder Singh Sarao sat in silence in the...

    2. April 6, 2015

      Virtu seeks $2.6bn valuation from listing

      Virtu Financial, a US electronic market maker, is poised for a stock market listing this month in a move that will test...

    1. March 13, 2015

      NYSE owner warns of cyber risk to high-frequency trading

      The owner of the New York Stock Exchange has warned that its efforts to fend off cyber hackers could reverse the...

    2. FT Alphaville

      January 16, 2015

      How to corner markets, Bitcoin style

      If you think retail FX and spread-betting shops have a problem with one-way client risk, then don’t even dare to look...

    3. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Michael Lewis wants all under 35 males with egos off Wall St. The value of personal experience…...

    4. November 28, 2014

      Best books of 2014: Business

      Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance , by Julia Angwin,...

    5. FT Alphaville

      November 14, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - “The use of a position of privileged information to make money used to be the definition of what...

    6. November 4, 2014

      BATS names Concannon as new president

      BATS Global Markets, the second-largest US stock exchange operator by volume, has named high-profile trading executive...

    7. FT Alphaville

      September 17, 2014

      The belated Michael Lewis effect?

      The five and a half months since this book was published have not been an easy one for the high frequency trading...

    8. September 16, 2014

      The modern US share market

      Dark pools are coming into the spotlight as investors and regulators alike grapple with the advent of the modern...

    9. September 16, 2014

      Sense of urgency underpins fresh scrutiny of markets

      For the past five years, global policy makers have sought, with varying degrees of success, to reform the...

    10. August 4, 2014

      Investors blow froth off junk bond market

      “The first thing you learn on the trading floor is that when large numbers of people are after the same commodity, be...

    11. July 24, 2014

      Nasdaq earnings boosted by acquisitions

      Nasdaq OMX reported double-digit earnings and revenue growth for the second quarter in spite of low trading volumes as...

    12. June 27, 2014

      Summer reading: Business

      Creativity, Inc: Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the Way of True Inspiration, by Ed Catmull with Amy...

    13. June 26, 2014

      Dark times for opaque trading platforms

      Whoever dreamt up the label “dark pool” to describe a particular kind of stock market trading, they must be wishing...

    14. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2014

      Of darkish pools

      Here are your US dark pools charted: What allowed that chart to be put together were justifiably fidgety US regulators...

    15. June 17, 2014

      US senators push for curbs on flash traders

      US senators stepped up their scrutiny of high-frequency trading at a congressional hearing on Tuesday, raising pressure...

    16. FT Alphaville

      May 27, 2014

      Paradoxical markets: HFT edition

      One doesn’t need Michael Lewis to point out that the world of order flow (and asset transfer) is murky. Purposefully...

    17. May 24, 2014

      IEX Group set for Flash Boys boost

      IEX Group, a start-up US equity trading venue, could cash in on its newfound recognition in Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys...

    18. May 22, 2014

      BofA winds down electronic stock trading unit

      Bank of America is winding down an electronic stock trading unit that was intended to handle client orders related to...

    19. FT Alphaville

      May 19, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - How did we get so busy? (Why was Keynes wrong?) - Forget the cloud. Tech’s future is in the...

    20. May 9, 2014

      Goldman probed over Asia hiring practices

      Goldman Sachs disclosed it was under investigation for its hiring practices in Asia and for high-frequency trading, two...

    21. May 8, 2014

      ICE chief pledges to simplify stocks trading

      The new owner of the New York Stock Exchange has waded into the raging debate over high-frequency trading and promised...

    22. April 20, 2014

      High-frequency traders: heroes or hoodlums?

      By using the emotive phrase “rigging the market” to describe the impact of high-frequency trading on stock markets, the...

    23. April 13, 2014

      Plan 10 years ahead, not 10 milliseconds

      Author Michael Lewis has captured the headlines and imagination in recent days with his new book Flash Boys about...

    24. April 11, 2014

      Feeling a touch of Michael Lewis overload

      If, like me, you live in the US, then you may be feeling a touch of Michael Lewis overload. If you live elsewhere, you...

    25. April 8, 2014

      Comment: If the market is rigged, fix the market!

      Michael Lewis cries out “the market is rigged” in his latest and “newsiest” book, Flash Boys. His warning call has...

    26. April 3, 2014

      M Stanley hits back over Flash Boys row

      Morgan Stanley has disputed the suggestion that improvements in its equities business have been driven by controversial...

    27. April 3, 2014

      Fierce competition forces ‘flash’ HFT firms into new markets

      One day in 2012, an employee of Virtu Financial made a mistake. The human error would be the only blemish on the...

    28. April 3, 2014

      ‘Flash Boys’, by Michael Lewis

      Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code, by Michael Lewis, Allen Lane, RRP£30/WW Norton, RRP$27.95, 288 pages Michael Lewis...

    29. April 2, 2014

      How the industry sees “Flash Boys”

      Michael Lewis, author of Liar’s Poker and The Big Short, has kicked off a storm with his new book, Flash Boys, which...

    30. FT Alphaville

      April 2, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - The HFT debate. - From “diaphragmatic support” to the money multiplier debate. - The...

    31. April 2, 2014

      Virtu Financial delays IPO amid Flash Boys furore

      Virtu Financial, a high-frequency trading company, has delayed a planned US initial public offering after its bankers...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 1, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING -”When is it ethical to hand our decisions over to machines? And when is external automation a...

    33. FT Alphaville

      March 31, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - The highest-ranking American airport (Cincinnati) is 27th in the world. - High-frequency...

    34. FT Alphaville

      March 31, 2014

      Full circle idealism, the HFT story

      What with the Michael Lewis furore building up, here’s some Scott Patterson: Because as Levine sponged up the technical...

    35. FT Alphaville

      March 31, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Michael Lewis and HFT on 60 Minutes. - Putin’s economic Achilles heel. - Jobs and skills and...

    36. March 28, 2014

      ‘Flash Boys’ starts Wall St soul searching

      Michael Lewis, the author of Liar’s Poker and The Big Short , has Wall Street on edge. The prospect of a new book by...

    37. March 4, 2014

      Bond syndication bonanza under scrutiny

      The author Michael Lewis once described syndicate managers – the bankers charged with coordinating big bond deals – as...

    38. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Bernanke got more FOMC laughs than Greenspan… until 2007. - Michael Lewis re-tries convicted...

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