In Pursuit of a Simpler Solution
The increasing complexity of financial markets can leave them prone to flash crashes and system outages, as well as make them targets for cyberattacks.
September 22, 2015
Y2K.00001: Markets Take a Leap Second Into the Void
Tonight’s leap second will provide a major test for Wall Street’s technology resilience in the post–Flash Crash era.
June 30, 2015
To Prevail, the Feds Must Prove Nav Sarao’s Trading Intentions
In the case of Nav Sarao, the alleged flash crash trader arrested April 21, the prosecution will likely focus on the defendant’s intent.
Robert Stowe England
May 1, 2015
Humans vs. High Frequency Trading: Algorithms Against Emotion
has created a buzz about electronic trading, but investors should not forget the role that human traders still play.
April 4, 2014
Inside the Machine: A Journey into the World of High-Frequency Trading
An editor’s journey into the world of high-speed trading and proprietary algorithms that make or break markets.
May 5, 2012
Exchanges Seek to Profit from Pretrade Risk Management
New rules prescribe far-more-detailed pretrade risk analysis and real-time order surveillance across multiple asset classes and markets. The push for compliance could present opportunities for technology providers.
April 9, 2012
Flash Crash Revealed A Market Vulnerable To Cyberterrorists
The ability to crash or negatively impact financial markets would be an incredible cyber-warfare tool.
November 2, 2010
Schapiro Offers Solution to Flash Crash
SEC’s Mary Schapiro carves out the single-stock circuit breaker response. “It’s an orderly, organized way to deal with this. We will add additional stocks after the pilot,” says Schapiro.
June 16, 2010
Money Managers Welcome Market ‘Circuit Breakers”
Money managers, brokers and traders are showing little resistance to regualtory measures to combat, mitigate and decipher any future “flash crash” event.
June 16, 2010