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We're All HFTs Now

In this guest commentary, author Tim Quast looks back at the history of HFT and how the market has evolved to where many firms now fit the definition of high-frequency trader.

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CBOE's Harkins Discusses Charity and Wall Street Rides Far

– In this exclusive conversation with Traders Magazine, Bryan Harkins, co-founder of Wall Street Rides FAR, and head of U.S. Equities and Global FX at CBOE Holdings, took some time to speak with John D'Antona Jr about the upcoming charity event set to raise money for autism.

ON THE MOVE: Wedbush Hires Pair of Futures Traders

– Wedbush Securities makes a pair of hires for its futures trading group in New York and Curex names a new currency specialist in Europe.

China’s Bitcoin Move Should NOT Have Been a Surprise; Why the pundits are wrong, again…

– In this guest commentary, ViableMkts examines how that the Chinese move to close bitcoin exchanges was predictable and, if anything, might make crypto-currencies more valuable in the long run.

Cobinhood Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange and ICO

– Cobinhood, a next gen cryptocurrency service platform has launched. The launch was also accompanied by the company’s ICO.

FlexTrade Integrates Dataminr Global News Alert Feed into FlexTRADER EMS

– The integration creates a global macro news alert feed within the FlexTRADER interface based on criteria pre-selected by the trader.

40% of Buy-Side Lost Money Due to Bad Event Data and Lost Five-Figures

– Almost half of survey respondents have lost money or missed a trade due to incorrect event dates, with several seeing losses exceed $1 million dollars.

TRADING THE WEEK: Just Come as You Are

– Stocks continue to drift higher amid dearth of selling and low volatility.

Synechron Joins Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council

– Synechron will join the Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council to drive digital transformation in applications that use blockchain technology on the Micrsoft Azure cloud platform.

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