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Anne Plested
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Anne Plested from Fidessa highlights potentially harmful effects of the MiFID II trading obligations for shares.

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As firms and venues begin to report trade data to the CAT, what is your biggest concern with the system and data?






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STRUCTURAL DAMAGE: Structural Strategies and Avoiding the Pittfalls

HFT is just a set of tools and strategies used to gain a competitive edge, but like all tools they can cause problems if misused. One type of tactic is structural strategy. Watch this video and learn more. For more information on avoiding these problems, visit www.bloombergtradebook.com

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Q: Some of the HFT strategies you described sound like they should be illegal. Are they?

A: Not yet. However, securities regulators and law enforcement officials are increasingly looking at HFT behavior in the markets -- especailly when it involved disseminating false pricing information -- and eventually could prohibit some of the strategies or practices used by some HFT firms.

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