Skip to comments.High-Speed Trading Firms Face New U.S. Scrutiny
Posted on 03/19/2014 8:17:57 AM PDT by posterchild
Regulators are taking aim at the relationship between high-frequency trading firms and major exchanges, examining whether the preferential treatment market operators offer the firms puts other investors at a disadvantage.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating deals between large high-speed firms and the two futures-exchange operators, CME Group Inc. and IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
The probe is focused on complicated, often opaque incentive programs that give high-volume trading firms financial benefits such as discounts on fees the exchanges charge to execute trades, the people said.
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this kind of action used to signal justice in the making, under this current administration it signals that a shake down is in the making
High-Speed Trading Firms Goosed for more Campaign Contributions.
The street thugs are out collecting protection money.
Obama needs to be gone.
The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.