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Lisa Dunsky, attorney Sidley Austin Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

The CFTC’s new Regulation Automated Trading rule proposal aims to prevent self-trading. John Lothian News spoke with Lisa Dunsky, attorney at Sidley Austin, prior to the CFTC’s rule approval to discuss some of the issues surrounding self-trading, as well as how spoofing may factor in.

Mike Forst, director of product management at Trading Technologies on self-matching trades Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

The CFTC’s new Regulation Automated Trading rule proposal calls for more rules to prevent self-trading. Mike Forst, director of product management at Trading Technologies talks about the issue and how his firm is trying to address it.

Keith Fishe, TradeForecaster Global Markets, FIA Market Technology Division Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

In the run-up to the CFTC’s move to create new rules for automated trading, the Futures Industry Association and its members engaged in a dialog with the CFTC and developed its own guide, which it published in March 2015. John Lothian News spoke with Keith Fishe, Managing Partner at TradeForecaster Global Markets and a member of the FIA Market Technology Division, Automated Trading Committee to talk about guidelines and what we might see from the US agency.

Leslie Sutphen, president at Financial Markets Consulting LLC co-chair of the FIA Market Technology Division, Automated Trading Committee Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

In the run-up to the CFTC’s move to create new rules for automated trading, the Futures Industry Association and its members engaged in a dialog with the CFTC and developed its own guide, which it published in March 2015. John Lothian News spoke with Leslie Sutphen, president at Financial Markets Consulting LLC, co-chair of the FIA Market Technology Division, Automated Trading Committee to talk about guidelines and what we might see from the US agency.

Mark Spanbroek, European Principal Traders Association – Financial Markets 2.0 video

“What trading is really about is finding an algorithmic, or systematic way, to analyze the market. And this is done with data.” Mark Spanbroek’s trading career spanned the transition from the old world of trading pits to the new world of algorithms. He now serves as acting chairman of the FIA European Principal Traders Association (EPTA). In this MarketsWiki Education presentation, Spanbroek showcases both worlds – Financial Markets 1.0 and 2.0 – from the pit trader in the multi-colored trading jacket to today’s trader, which he says is not a trader, but rather an engineer, and today’s trading strategy is…

Trying To Stop The Next Flash Crash Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

As the CFTC moves to create new rules for automated trading, the Futures Industry Association and its members have engaged in a dialog with the CFTC and developed its own guide, which it published in March. John Lothian News spoke with two of the key contributors to that report to talk about the guidelines and how new rules may ultimately affect market structure. Scroll down to view the story or see the entire piece here.  

Steve Crutchfield, EVP at IntercontinentalExchange – How to Build an Options Trading System (In Ten Minutes) Tech / HFT,Video

“You’ve got to come up with some numbers that describe the universe based on data that fit that model.” Steve Crutchfield, Executive Vice President at IntercontinentalExchange, explains the three key components of building a trading system. Beginning with a brief history of the New York Stock Exchange, Crutchfield gives a glimpse of trading activity in its early stages and its evolution into today’s intricate electronic systems. Crutchfield emphasizes that looking at historical data and determining which numbers to pull out from it is a difficult problem to solve, among many other challenges in the trading world today.