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Themis Trading Response To Goldman Sachs Market Structure Op-ed

21

Mar, 2014

Cohn

 

 

In our years trading stocks for institutional clients, and commenting on market structure, we have found that the splash made by a politician discussing HFT is directly proportional to the likelihood that said politician can affect lawmaking and business practices. Senator Kaufman certainly made a splash, as did Congressman Markey. Even Congressman Garrett made a splash (ok – let’s be honest and call it a sprinkle – and a sprinkle aimed at garnishing campaign donations from firms entrenched in the status quo). But Holy Guacamole! – Attorney General Scheiderman brings up…
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Maybe It Takes a Prosecutor…

18

Mar, 2014

Schneiderman

 

Before dawn this morning Bloomberg News reported that New York’s top law enforcer, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, is broadly looking into issues of fairness in our stock market. The AG is specifically concerned that stock exchanges and dark pools alike are catering to high-volume and profitable (for the trading venues) HFT firms by offering them enhanced data feeds and tools that effectively give them access to  trading, and trading information, before the general public.

 

This broad inquiry comes on the heel of the AG’s taking on BusinessWire for distributing corporate…
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