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TOP STORIES 2012: Changing the Speed of High-Frequency Trades

Traders Magazine Online News, December 31, 2012

Mary Schroeder

Britain's Foresight Program found that high-frequency trading has generally benefited investors-but a European Commission task force recommends that all orders live for at least half a second. In the United States, exchanges began putting clamps on excessive messages from trading firms that canceled far more orders than they turned into transactions.

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