Monthly Archives: October 2011

ES moved on the Philly Fed number and Philadelphia isn’t even in Europe – strange

LOL. So sick of all the Europe rumours/counter-rumours/news/non-news/blah blah blah right now. ES moved on the Philly Fed news – hooray. Advertisements

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Still loving HFT!

Check this out in the WSJ, more sensible coverage: High-Speed Traders Off Hook in Germany http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203658804576639323290529308.html For once, it isn’t the high-frequency traders taking the blame for a wild market ride. Germany’s main exchange operator has found that a miniature … Continue reading

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Hmmmmmmmm …….

Remember this? Rally from 1075-ish to 1120-ish in under an hour, seemingly on the back of this story: EU ministers look at bank aid plans http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b1219a20-eeab-11e0-959a-00144feab49a.html#axzz1ZrvPyLCD The thing was, this wasn’t really ‘news’. There was nothing new about it, it … Continue reading

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Sensible article on liquidity

A couple of days ago I linked to a sensible story on HFT. Now along comes a sensible story on stock market liquidity. All these intelligent, sensible articles. I’m gonna run out of things to whinge about soon. Should we … Continue reading

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Sensible High Frequency Trading article

Rarely spotted – a non-hysterical article on HFT: More on High Frequency Trading and Liquidity http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/10/more-on-high-frequency-trading-and-liquidity.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+marginalrevolution%2Ffeed+%28Marginal+Revolution%29 Not only is the article free of hysteria (having said this, the hysteria is made up for in some of the commentators rantings), it … Continue reading

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Auto sales rebound; rant edition

This post is going to be just a rant. Plain and simple, a rant. Here goes. The rebound in auto sales. I’m reading about this everywhere, and yes, there has been a rebound, good results. But why am I not … Continue reading

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Goodonya Sam!

You know who you are – well done Sam! Sam is at: http://trademyway.tumblr.com/

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