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Who Killed the Kernel?

In his latest blog post, Denver Currie, Product Manager at Vela, looks at how firms are achieving low latency and high throughput in a flexible, cost-effective manner by combining commodity hardware with kernel bypass techniques and an ever-evolving set of software features

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September 1, 2010

SIFMA Supports Flash for Options

By Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow the use of "flash orders" in options markets. SIFMA's Equity Options Trading Committee said in a comment letter to the SEC that a ban "could have significant adverse consequences for the options markets generally by decreasing competition and liquidity and increasing volatility."

 

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