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      July 21, 2016

      FCA 'dark pools' review urges more transparency

      Banks need to be more transparent with their customers over how their own share trading platforms interact with other...

    2. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Australian house prices cooled in 4Q 2015

      The pace of house price growth in Australia cooled in the final three months of 2015, but probably not by enough to...

    1. March 7, 2016

      US exchanges: the ‘speed bump’ battle

      War has broken out in the US stock market. On one side is the establishment, led by the New York Stock Exchange and...

    2. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      Australian building approvals retreat in January

      Paging Mr Tepper. Paging Mr Jonathan Tepper. Australian building approvals slumped in January. Discussion about...

    3. February 14, 2016

      Brexit fears fuel the big short in sterling

      Sterling has become The Big Short. Net short positions on the pound have risen to the highest level since the summer of...

    4. February 9, 2016

      Insurers’ Little Short points to a bigger problem for banks

      Financial author Michael Lewis pitches to a Hollywood mogul, as bear market conditions intensify. Mogul:...

    5. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Opening Quote: Bank Stocks; L&G; Icap; Redrow

      Tokyo stocks fell more than 5 per cent after Japanese government bond yields hit zero, L&G has revealed its bond...

    6. FT Alphaville

      February 9, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Tokyo stocks fell more than 5 per cent after Japanese government bond yields hit zero, L&G has revealed its bond...

    7. February 4, 2016

      ICE chief calls IEX speed bump plan ‘un-American’

      IEX, the upstart stock-dealing venue, is taking an “un-American” approach to slowing down high-speed traders, the owner...

    8. January 21, 2016

      The Big Short — film review: ‘Barbed, often brilliant’

      As an FT film critic I’d be writing at greater length about The Big Short if the film hadn’t already been taken to its...

    9. January 1, 2016

      Brad Pitt, the rising star of political cinema

      When the film Fight Club premiered in 1999, an excitable critic from London’s Evening Standard declared its depiction...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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…...

    15. 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,...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. September 25, 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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