Commentary

Michael Levas

Are Untraditional Correction Corrections the New Norm?

Many hedge fund managers have been awaiting the elusive traditional correction of 10 percent. It has been a record number of days since such an event has occurred, which has frustrated both market Bears, who want to profit from such a sell-off, and Bulls, who are awaiting a better entry point.

Traders Poll

With all the talk around HFTs and their trading practices coming under the microscope, do you expect more state regulators and officials to begin examining HFT practices - just like with Big Tobacco?

Yes

81%

No

12%

Just Congress and the Federal Goverment

8%

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News

NYSE Owner Said to Buy Algo Technologies to Modernize Exchange

IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc., owner of the NYSE, has purchased Algo Technologies in a move designed to modernize the U.S.'s oldest bourse.

TM FX: CMC Markets Selects LiquidityFX for Aggregation and Order Routing

smartTrade Technologies's LiquidityFX system, which includes order routing capability and aggregation technology for currencies and precious metals, was chosen by CMC Markets, an FX, CFD trading and spread betting broker.

ALGO UPDATE: ITG Weeds Out HFTs with SLimit

Look out high-frequency traders, there's a new algorithm out designed to filter out trading strategies that could front-run or game buyside traders' orders.

Articles

BofA Trims Options Algo Suite

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

Careful Speed Traders: ITG Unveils Anti-HFT Algo

Agency-only broker and technology firm ITG is now offering a new algorithm designed to thwart high-frequency traders and their strategies.

RTS Adds Build-Your-Own Features and Analytics to Algo Suite

RTS Realtime Systems is now offering traders an analytics package to its algorithmic trading platform that is aimed at increasing alpha capture and efficiency.

Instinet Helps MAKE Liquidity

The agency-only broker's newest algorithm is designed to assist the buyside's desire to provide liquidity to the market rather than take it.

Changing on the Fly

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

KCG Chases Big Slice of Algo Business

KCG Holdings is looking to become a bigger player in the electronic execution business.